2016 AAPD Paul G. Hearne Leadership Award Recipient
Team Leader, Disabled Parenting Project
Robyn M. Powell is Principal of Robyn Powell Consulting, LLC, a disability law and policy consulting firm. As a disabled woman, Ms. Powell has dedicated her career to advancing the rights of people with disabilities. Most recently, Ms. Powell served as an Attorney Advisor at the National Council on Disability (NCD), an independent federal agency that advises the President and Congress on matters concerning people with disabilities.
The overall mission of the Disabled Parenting Project (DPP) is to leverage technology to create opportunities for parents with disabilities to interact and use social media to share information relevant to the disabled parenting community. The DPP seeks to inform social policy through the development of resources, created by and for the disabled parenting community, as well as to promote social justice for disabled families.