Rachel R. Cagliani


Rachel Cagliani is an Assistant Professor at the University of Georgia in the department of Communication Sciences and Special Education. She earned her PhD and MEd from the University of Georgia. Before completing her PhD, she was a public school teacher. Dr. Cagliani is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Her research addresses the needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Areas of Expertise

  • Adapted Curriculum
  • Applied Behavior Analysis


  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Toilet Training
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Development Disabilities

Academic Affiliations


  •  Ph.D. in Adapted Curriculum, 2017
    University of Georgia
  •  M.Ed. in Early Childhood Special Education, 2013
    University of Georgia
  •  B.S.Ed. in Early Childhood Education, 2010
    University of Georgia


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