UM-NSU CARD

Child & Family Services Team


Melissa N. Hale, Ph.D.

Asst. Professor of Clinical
Associate Director, Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD)

m.hale@miami.edu

(305) 284-2350
Dr. Melissa Hale is an Clinical Assistant Professor in Psychology. Her primary clinical and research interests focus on the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders. She serves as an Associate Director for UM-NSU CARD and she teaches graduate coursework in the Applied Behavior Analysis master’s program.

Sara Dajer

Manager, Social Services

s.dajer@miami.edu

(305) 284-5270
Sara Dajer is the Manager of the Education and Family Support Services at the University of Miami-Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities. Sara has a Master's Degree in Exceptional Student Education.  Prior to working at CARD, Sara was special education teacher in a self-contained classroom for over...

Alexandra Padron Cacciamani

Case Manager

axp1800@miami.edu

Alexandra Cacciamani is a case manager of family and support services at the University of Miami - Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities. Prior to working at CARD, Alexandra was a case manager at Early Steps Southernmost Coast for over three years. Alexandra has a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood...

Stephanie Marie Garcia-Delgado

Case Manager

s.garcia14@miami.edu

(954) 262-7111
Stephanie Garcia-Delgado is a case manager of the education and family support services at the University of Miami- Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities. Stephanie has a master’s degree in Counseling with a concentration in Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis from Nova Southeastern University. Prior to...