Sally Shepley, Ph.D.
Department of Early Childhood, Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling
219 Taylor Education Building
Dr. Sally B. Shepley is an Assistant Professor of Special Education in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst- Doctoral (BCBA-D). She received her Bachelor of Science, Master of Education, and Doctorate Degrees in Special Education at the University of Georgia.
Dr. Shepley taught adolescents with severe autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in public school prior to earning her doctorate. Dr. Shepley also has experience training teachers and parents to implement behavior analytic strategies and assessing/treating severe problem behaviors in clinical settings.
Dr. Shepley’s line of research focuses on teaching procedures for adolescents and adults with disabilities as they prepare for the transition to post-secondary environments. Currently, her research focuses on teaching self-instructional skills using video technology presented on mobile devices (e.g., smartphones, tablets) to adolescents with ASD and intellectual disability (ID).