By Liz Yokubison, writer, author and mother of Alex, ENG’21 Believe it or...
BUWG Annual Lunch and Scholarship Awards
- 12:00 pm on Wednesday, May 22, 2013
- 2:00 pm on Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Keynote Speaker: Linda Wells, Dean of the College of General Studies and Professor of Humanities Title: “Balancing Work & Family When One Family Member Has Special Needs” Dean Wells will speak about the efforts on campus to establish a support network for BU faculty and staff who have children with special needs. As the parent of a 30-year-old son with Down Syndrome and autism, Linda will call upon her own experience making her way through the disabilities world over the past three decades and how those experiences prompted her to advocate for the establishment of a University-wide support network. The link to the network, now live, is http://sites.bu.edu/pcd/ Tickets are $20. A buffet lunch will be provided. Registration is required for all guests.