Learn About ‘Inclusion of the Facially Different’ for Disability Awareness Month

Monday, April 11, 2022 at 1:19 PM

Dr. Lise Deguire
Last updated: Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 4:24 PM

Bucks County Community College invites the public to “From Trauma to Community: Inclusion of the Facially Different” with Dr. Lise Deguire at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, 2022.

A clinical psychologist, Deguire is the award-winning author of Flashback Girl: Lessons of Resilience from a Burn Survivor. After being severely burned in a fire, she spent most of her childhood in the hospital, undergoing countless surgical procedures.

Deguire graduated from Tufts University, earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Widener University, and is in solo practice in New Jersey. She has appeared on NPR, NBC, ABC, FOX, SiriusXM, and numerous podcasts. She is a blogger for Psychology Today, and has been featured in Thrive Global, Tiny Buddha, and The Elephant Journal. Learn more at

Dequire will present her inspiring talk in the Gallagher Room, located in the Rollins Center on the campus at 275 Swamp Rd., Newtown, Pa. The event will also be streamed live online. To register for the online presentation, visit

“From Trauma to Community: Inclusion of the Facially Different” is presented by the Office of Government & Community Relations, in partnership with the Disability Pride Club, to mark Disability Awareness Month. It’s among several educational forums to encourage engagement and dialog on issues surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion. To learn more, visit

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