Faculty & Staff
Associate Professor of Special Education, College of Education and Human Development
Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director of Special Education
Professional Publications & Contributions
- Lo, L. (2012). Demystifying the IEP Process for diverse parents of children with disabilities. Teaching Exceptional Children, 44, 14-20.
- Lo, L. (2012). Preparing Chinese immigrant parents of children with disabilities to be school partners. In A. Honigsfeld & A. Cohan (Eds.), Breaking the mold of education for culturally and linguistically diverse students. Lanham, MD: R & L Education.
- Lo, L. (2011). Collaborating with all parents and guardians of children with disabilities. Manhattan, KS: The Master Teacher Inc.
- Lo, L. (2010, March). Supporting Asian immigrant families of children with disabilities effectively. NABE News, 32, 16-18.
- Lo, L. (2010). Perceived benefits experienced in support groups for Chinese families of children with disabilities. Early Child Development and Care, 180, 405-415.
- Lo, L. (2010). Supporting Parents and Guardians of Children with Disabilities through the IEP Process (Part I). Manhattan, KS: The Master Teacher Inc.
- Lo, L. (2010). Supporting Parents and Guardians of Children with Disabilities through the IEP Process (Part II). Manhattan, KS: The Master Teacher Inc.
- Lo, L., Lavan, N., Karp, F., & Tung, R. (2009). English learners in Boston Public Schools: Enrollment, engagement and academic outcomes of native speakers of Chinese Dialects. In Uriarte, M. and Tung, R. (Eds.). English learners in Boston Public Schools in the aftermath of policy change: Enrollment and educational outcomes, AY2003-AY2006 (pp. 133-142). Boston, MA: University of Massachusetts Boston, Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy.
- Lo, L. (2009). Chinese American children, families, and special education. In L. Zhan (Ed.), Asian American Voices: Engaging, Empowering, and Enabling (pp. 107-122). New York, NY: National League for Nursing.
- Lo, L., & Wu, J. (2009). Chinese translated IEP: Do they do more harm than good? AAPI Nexus, 7, 131-144.
- Lo, L. (2009). Perceptions of Asian immigrant families of children with disabilities towards parental involvement. In C. C. Park, R. Endo, & X. L. Rong (Eds.), New perspectives on Asian American parents, students, and teacher recruitment (pp. 1-24). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
- Lo, L. (2009). Collaborating with Chinese families of children with hearing impairments. Communication Disorder Quarterly, 30, 97-102.
- Lo, L. (2008). Level of participation and experiences of Chinese families in IEP meetings. Preventing School Failure, 53, 21-27.
- Lo, L. (2008). Interactions between Chinese parents and special education professionals in IEP meetings: Implications for the education of Chinese immigrant children with disabilities. In G. Li & L. Wang (Eds.), Model Minority Myth Revisited: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Demystifying Asian American Education Experiences (pp. 195-211). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Dr. Lusa Lo is an Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director of Special Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Her research interests include family-school-community partnerships among the Asian population and assessment of culturally and linguistically diverse learners in special education.