Dr. Julie A. Donnelly

A unique combination of personal and professional experience.

Dr. Julie A. Donnelly

complete resume - Dr. Julie A. Donnelly


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Jean-Paul Bovee

Jean-Paul Bovee, Spokesperson for Autism

Dr. Donnelly frequently presents with her son, Jean-Paul Bovee. Jean-Paul was diagnosed as autistic when he was 3 years old, and at age 6, the Mayo Clinic diagnosed him as mentally retarded, advising that nothing could be done for the boy. Jean-Paul now has two masters degrees and is a Librarian, Information specialist and a Disability Rights activist. Jean-Paul was married in July of 2003 and he and his wife have a home in Kansas City. Julie and Jean-Paul share their experiences and their professional expertise in workshops and presentations separately, and as a mother/son team.

Jean-Paul Bovee is available for presentations and workshops on his life experience and autism and general disability related topics. He enjoys meeting parents and other individuals with autism to share his philosophy on advocacy and self-advocacy.


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