Who's Who at NSU CARD

Carole Zangari, Ph.D., Executive Director

Dr. Zangari has been a professor of Speech Language Pathology (SLP) at Nova Southeastern University since 1994. She joined the NSU CARD Satellite in 2014 and currently serves as its Executive Director. Dr. Zangari earned her master's degree in SLP from the College of New Jersey and her doctoral degree in Special Education from Purdue University. She is involved in the Language Links group with Lori Wise, and runs the CARD Communication and Autism Network for SLPs who work with nonverbal or minimally verbal individuals with autism and related disabilities. Her primary area of expertise is in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and the development of literacy skills in individuals with ASD and other developmental disabilities. She blogs at www.PrAACticalAAC.org.

Luis Grana, M.S., Director

Mr. Luis Grana is the Director of the NSU Satellite Office. He earned his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Central Florida and his M.S. in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University. He has worked with individuals with ASD and their families for over 20 years in various capacities. Mr. Grana has held several different positions at CARD for 16 years. He currently runs the Family Support group at the Nova CARD office.

Lori Wise, M.S., Coordinator of Clinical & Educational Services

Mrs. Wise is the Coordinator of Clinical and Educational Services UM-NSU CARD. She holds Florida teaching certificates in the areas of Special Education and Reading. Mrs. Wise has been working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder for over 20 years. Prior to joining UM-NSU CARD she worked in home programs and in Broward County Schools. At UM-NSU CARD, Mrs. Wise focuses her efforts on teaching families how to engage with their young children with ASD, creating language and literacy curriculum for young children, and providing consultation services to families and teachers of school-aged children.

Stephanie Garcia-Delgado, M.S., Case Manager

Mrs. Garcia-Delgado received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Florida International University in 2010 and her master’s degree in Counseling with a concentration in Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis from Nova Southeastern University in 2012. She has been working at NSU CARD since January of 2014. Before working at CARD as a Case Manager, Mrs. Garcia-Delgado worked with individuals with autism spectrum disorder for about 7 years in the home and school setting.

Sara Ferguson, B.S., Clinical Support Administrator

Ms. Ferguson graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Florida State University in 2010. She is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at Nova Southeastern University. Ms. Ferguson has been working for UM-NSU CARD for over 3 years, first working in our Miami office and currently working in our Broward office as a Clinical Support Administrator. She has been working with individuals with autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities for over ten years.

Susan Lepri, M.S., Clinical Support Administrator

Mrs. Lepri graduated from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey where she completed her B.S. in Psychology in 2010. She continued her education at Nova Southeastern University where she graduated summa cum laude in 2013 with a M.S. in Developmental Disabilities and a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis. Mrs. Lepri is a clinical support administrator at UM-NSU CARD where she currently facilitates a behavior support group for family members impacted by autism spectrum disorder and other related disabilities. She has worked with individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their families for over a decade.

Jacquelyn Moultrie-Sequeira, B.A., Clinical Support Administrator

Jacquelyn earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Florida International University in 2015. She joined UM-NSU CARD in 2018 and works with our Teen Time, Gals Group, and Social GAAIN programs.

Carolina Ruiz Carrion, BS, Office Assistant

Carolina earned her B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders at NSU in 2018 and is currently seeking her MS Degree in Speech Language Pathology (SLP) at NSU.  She holds a position on the SLP Student Government Association, Hispanic Caucus, and is involved with Project REACH. Her interests include Autism, Aphasia, and Traumatic Brain Injuries.

Nicolas Fisher, Office Assistant

Mr. Fisher is an office assistant at the NSU CARD office. He grew up in South Florida and attended Divine Academy for High School. Mr. Fisher assists NSU CARD staff members with various administrative and computer based tasks.

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