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Hung Jen Kuo

Assistant Professor, Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education 

Hung Jen Kuo is an assistant professor in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education at Michigan State University (MSU). Kuo has conducted research focused on interventions for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) on social skills, employment readiness and everyday life skills. He has coordinated/facilitated numerous evidence-based interventions such as: Spartan Transitioning Together (STT), Autism Soft Skills Employment Training (ASSET) and Employment Preparation and Applied Skills Support (EPASS) as a faculty member at MSU. Kuo also has extensive experience as a rehabilitation counselor and assistive technology specialist, as well as direct experience working with virtual reality technology for teaching social skills. Additionally, he is a senior member of the Lifting Individuals and Families through Empowerment (LIFE) research lab.


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