2011 Disability Policy Leadership Program (DPL)

Internship Opportunity

The summer internship provides students, who are in their first or second year of law school, with a highly structured opportunity to learn first-hand about the public policy making process from a disability perspective and be engaged in research and writing on statutory and regulatory issues impacting persons with disabilities and their families.

2011 DPL Participant

One law student was selected to participate in BBI’s 2011 Disability Policy Leadership program, based on their academic achievements and commitment to disability rights:

Deepa Goraya – University of Michigan School of Law, Class of 2012

Deepa Goraya
2011 DPL Intern – Deepa Goraya

The students conducted research, wrote memos and articles, and participated in meetings on a variety of topics, including technology accessibility, the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act, segregated and subminimum wage employment, special education, tax treatment of personal assistance services, and Olmstead/community integration.