Faculty and Staff

Ching-Yi Liao is a postdoctoral scholar in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Central Florida. Her current research interest focuses on culturally responsive approaches for culturally and linguistically diverse caregivers to use communication interventions, including augmentative and alternative communication when applicable, to work with their children with complex communication needs in natural settings.

  • Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, Special Education, Texas A&M University
  • MEd, Master of Education, Early Childhood Special Education, University of Texas at Austin
  • MEd, Master of Education, Early Childhood Education, Taipei Municipal University of Education
  • BCBA, Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Areas of Specialty
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Developmental Disabilities
  • Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Approach
  • Caregiver Coaching in Communication Intervention
  • Post-Doctoral Scholar Advances Young Children’s Use of AAC
    Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | March 9, 2021
    Ching-Yi Liao came to UCF after completing her doctoral degree in special education at Texas A&M University in College Station. She had the unique opportunity to join the College of...
  • Post-Doctoral Scholar Furthers Research on Augmentative Speech Technology
    Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | December 17, 2019
    Ching-Yi Liao joined the faculty of the College of Health Professions and Sciences as a post-doctoral scholar for the investigational team for two research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (National...
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