Professor and Chair

Special Education


O'Neill holds a Ph.D. in speech and hearing sciences and a Master's in education/counseling psychology (specializing in marriage, family and children) from UC Santa Barbara. His research interests focus on assessment, understanding and intervention for severe problem behaviors displayed by children and adults in educational and community settings. This includes children and adolescents labeled as having various developmental and behavioral disabilities.


severe problem behaviors in schools, assessment, positive behavior support, students with autism, students with emotional or behavioral disorders

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