Power Up Speaker
Carole Zangari, PhD, CCC-SLP
Dr. Carole Zangari is a professor in the Speech-Language Pathology Department at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) where she teaches master’s and doctoral courses in AAC, coordinates the AAC Lab, supports graduate student clinicians, and guides doctoral students in their AAC research. In addition, Dr. Zangari serves as the Executive Director of the Broward satellite of the University of Miami-Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD). Dr. Zangari was named the 2019 Professor of the Year at the NSU College of Health Care Sciences and is also a Fellow of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). She is a frequent presenter on AAC topics at international and national conferences. Dr. Zangari is the co-editor of Practically Speaking Language, Literacy, and Academic Development for Students with AAC Needs and co-author of TELL ME: AAC in the Preschool Classroom. Her educational website, www.PrAACticalAAC.org, is widely respected and used by professionals, families, and higher education programs around the world.
Financial— Dr. Zangari received a speaking fee from the Lavi Institute/Power Up Conference
Nonfinancial— No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.