Tag Archives: experience

aT4 Program: A Glance at the Past and Present

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

By: Claudia Luna This summer, I had an incredible opportunity to spend a month abroad in Berlin, Germany. As such a historically significant city, I made it a priority to tour as many museums and monuments as possible. While planning for the trip, I did a lot of research about the various memorials and… Read More »

My Summer at DIG

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

By: MacKenzie Ruroede     As a legal intern for Disability Independence Group (DIG), I was introduced to many legal issues that are incurred by individuals with hearing impairments, significant illnesses, and service and emotional support animals. I also worked on cases of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender. Many of the issues faced… Read More »

The View from a DIG Intern

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

As a law student interning with DIG, I spoke with a client recently and I was frustrated to learn that there are attorneys who disregard their duty to communicate with clients who are deaf. When someone is already in a difficult situation, it’s hard to believe that a lawyer would make the situation even… Read More »