Leadership, Education and Awareness for Disabilities (L.E.A.D.)
The purpose of Leadership Education and Awareness for Disabilities shall be to help individuals with disabilities and increase disability awareness on campus and in the community. LEAD encourages socializing, teamwork, participation in campus events and education.
OCTOBER, 2012 - AUTISM WALK
2012 Long Island Walk Now for Autism Speaks
Sunday, October 7, 2012
FEBRUARY, 2012 - WHEELING THE WAY
Pauline Brennan let the "Discussion on Wheels," where participants shared their experiences.
"This experience has taught me that whether you wheel or walk around, it does not change who you are and what you can do . . . just the way you can do it."
~Andy Abberton, Student
"Participation in the event was probably one of the most worthwhile, eye-opening experiences in which I have been involved." ~ David Sills, Faculty
"This was an extremely eye-opening experience for me. Having only worked with a few students who use wheelchairs, I feel I have a much better understanding of the challenges that are faced on a daily basis by those who use wheelchairs." ~ Joe Weinstein, Administrator
Each of the above students, faculty, staff and administrators, including President of Molloy College, Drew Bogner, participated in Wheeling the Way, using a wheelchair to get around campus.
OCTOBER, 2011 - AUTISM WALK
L.E.A.D. joined with other clubs at Molloy College to help raise more than $7500.00 for Autism Speaks.