Sandhya Rajagopal, PhD, BCBA-D

Sandhya Rajagopal

Behavioral Clinical Practitioner 2

Sandhya Rajagopal, PhD, BCBA-D, earned her master’s in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Organizational Behavior Management (OBM), and her doctorate in Behavior Analysis from Florida Institute of Technology. Dr. Rajagopal has provided ABA therapy to children with autism since 2013 and has conducted behavior analytic research with older adults with dementia, staff in human service settings, and children with autism. She completed her postdoctoral residency in the Children’s Multidisciplinary Feeding Program at Marcus Autism Center. As a Behavioral Clinical Practitioner in the Feeding-focused ABA program, she provides parent education and implements and oversees behavioral intervention for children with autism.


Rajagopal, S., Carlos, D., Gokey, K., Trahan, M. A., Hannula, C., & Harvey, C. (2022). Increasing conversations between older adults with dementia using textual stimuli. Behavior Analysis in Practice.

Rajagopal, S., Nicholson, K., Putri, T. R., Addington, J., & Felde, A. (2021). Teaching children with autism to tact private events based on public accompaniments. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 54(1), 270-286.

Matey, N., Gravina, N., Rajagopal, S., & Betz, A. (2019). Effects of feedback delivery requirements on accuracy of observations. Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, 39(3-4), 247-256.

Jimenez-Gomez, C., Rajagopal, S., Nastri, R., & Chong, I. (2019). Matrix training for expanding the communication of toddlers and preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 12(2), 375-386.

Noto, J., Nicholson, K., Rajagopal, S., Riswick-Estelle, J., Weatherly, N. L., & Rey, C. N. (Accepted). Behavioral skills training for active shooter scenarios among human service staff. Journal of Organizational Behavior Management.