Lianjun Chen

2017-12-13  |   1,002 views

June L. Chen


Associate professor and Deputy Director of the Department of Special Education



Scholarly Interests

Community-based social inclusion for individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities, especially employment related social participation, vocational training and career development for adolescents and young adults with intellectual disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorder.

Selected Publications


1. Reilly, J., Gallagher, L., Leader, G., Shen, S., Chen, J. (2017). Bio-collections in Autism Research. Molecular Autism, 8: 34.

2. Chen, L., Sung, C. (2017). The Exploration of Career Decision Development for Students with Disabilities in the U.S.–from a Perspective of Social Cognitive Career Theory. Disability Research, 1(25): 28-36

3. Clifford Simplican, S., Shivers, C., Chen, J., & Leader, G. (2017). “With a Touch of a Button”: Staff perceptions on integrating technology in an Irish service provider for people with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities.

4. Chen, J.L., Sung, C., & Pi, S. (2015). Vocational rehabilitation service patterns and outcomes for individuals with autism of different ages. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

5. Newman, I., Leader, G., Chen, J.L., & Mannion, A. (2015). An analysis of challenging behavior, comorbid psychopathology, and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Fragile X syndrome. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 38: 7-17

6. Williams, S., Leader, G., Mannion, A., & Chen, J. (2015). An investigation of anxiety in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder.  Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 10: 30-40

7. Chen, J.L., Leader, G., Sung, C., & Leahy, M (2014). Trends in employment for individuals with autism spectrum disorder: A review of the research literature. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders: 1-13

8. Su, X., Long, T., Chen, L., Fang, J. (2013). Early intervention for children with ASD in China: A family perspective. Infants and Young Children. 26(2): 111-125

9. Chen, L. (2011). The trends in the development of autism diagnosis and service: A prospect of the draft of 5th Edition of DSM. Chinese Journal of Special Education. 134 (8): 59-65

10. Ding, G., Chen, L., Sun, M. (2011). Report of Chinese teacher professional development survey and policy analysis. Educational Research. 374(3): 3-12

11. Wang, H., Chen, L. (2009). Marriage and parenting issues of people with intellectual disorders. China Welfare. (11): 33-34

12. Chen, L. (2009). A study on sexuality education for adults with intellectual disability in Shanghai. Chinese Journal of Special Education. (112): 16 – 19

13. Yang, G., Chen, L. (2009). Improve the development of family-based service system. China Welfare. (6): 27-28

14. Chen, L. (2007). Advanced research of personality disorder in adolescence. The Journal of Clinical Rehabilitative Tissue Engineer Research. 11(52): 10662-10666

15. Chen, L. (2006). The classroom instruction principles in early childhood inclusive education. Early Childhood Education. (339-340): 40-43

16. Chen, L., Lu, T. (2006). A survey on college students’ attitude towards the handicapped Students’ receiving higher inclusive education. Chinese Journal of Special Education. (78): 22-26