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Hsuying C. Ward, Ph.D.


Hsuying C. Ward, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Educational Psychology and
Leadership Studies



Dr. Hsuying C. Ward is assistant professor of Special Education Programs at the University of Texas, Brownsville. As a professional educator, she had worked in special education and special education teacher preparation for over 25 years prior joining the UTB learning community. She is a long time member of Council for Exceptional Children and has published on the topics of reading, technology, and language learning. 

Ph.D. The University of Texas, Texas- Special Educ​ation
M.Ed. Sul Ross State University, Texas- Elementary Education
B.A. Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan- Secondary Education




hing Interest:

Special Education Teaching Methods
Leadership in Special Education Practice
Teaching Practice in Early Childhood Special Education
Accessible Technology for Students with Disabilities


CourseS TAUGHT:​

SPED 3390 Intro to Exceptional Children
SPED 4330 Problems in Language and Literacy for Indiv. with Special ​Needs 
SPED 4380 Classroom Instruction for Individuals with Special Needs
SPED 4386 Modification Inclusive
SPED 6301 Psychology of the Exceptional Child
SPED 6303 The Bilingual Child With Exceptional Needs 
SPED 6310 Special Education Law
EPSY 6301 Advance Individual Differences
Dr.Ward's area of specialty is in the ​Curriculum and Instruction for mild/moderate/severe disabilities,  Special Education Law, and Universal Design for Learning. She serves on the Research Council of College of Education. 

Office Hours
Spring 2015

Monday: By Appointment
Tuesday: 2:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am-11:00am
Friday: By Appointment

Office: Main 2.200I
Voice: (956)882-5707
Fax: (956)882-7593

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