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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. Thursday and Friday classes also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday.

Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert.

Kelly Autism Program Staff - Marty Boman

Marty Boman, Ed.D.

Marty Boman, Ed.D.

Program Director

Office:  Suzanne Vitale Clinical Education Complex 161
Phone:  (270) 745-8833


Marty Boman, Ed.D. graduated in May 2004 from the University of St. Thomas with an emphasis in Special Education after working in public education for over 14 years. She came to Western Kentucky University in the fall 2004 and taught both undergraduate and graduate courses. In  2006-2007, she worked with her colleagues writing the post masters  Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate.


That same year, she was named the Director of the Kelly Autism Program, which works with individuals diagnosed with ASD and their parents. Since that time the program has grown from 20 participants to over 135. The KAP Circle of Support is one of the largest programs in the nation for individuals diagnosed with ASD, with students coming from 15 states. Her research focus has included: executive functioning skills, sensory rooms, bullying of individuals with ASD, and university programming for individuals with ASD. She has presented at both national and international conferences regarding her work with this population.

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