Chia-Yang Chiang is a post-professional doctoral student in occupational therapy, is a graduate of National Taiwan University and New York University, and is has been practicing occupational therapy in a variety of settings, including hospitals, community day programs, and schools. His research interests focus on students with moderate to severe intellectual and developmental disabilities. In particular, Chia-Yang is concerned with increasing student participation and transition from school to employment and community. His current areas of inquiry include the efficacy of the existing self-determination and vocational training programs for adolescents with intellectual and developmental disabilities.