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Cynthia O. Vail

  • Professor and Department Head, Department of Communication Sciences and Special Education (Special Education)

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Office Location

570F Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, Georgia 30602

Affiliated Units

Areas of Expertise

  • Early Social Emotional Development
  • Play
  • Birth - Kindergarten teacher preparation
  • Early Intervention Policy
  • Positive Behavior Supports
  • Collaborating with Families

Research Interests

  • Arranging play environments to promote pro-social behavior
  • Exercise as an antecedent intervention
  • Early Intervention Policy
  • Teacher Preparation
  • Peer Coaching

Programs of Study


Degree Concentration Institution Year
Ph.D. Early Childhood Special Education Florida State University 1989