Chris Miller, born with cerebral palsy, has severe spasticity, impaired speech and needs a power wheelchair to get around. However, at age 26, he already proved that he is able to work on changing policies for a country and the mindset of a foreign nation.
Kessler Foundation awards grants to the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, which provides Washington semesters for college students at US and foreign institutions. The Foundation’s grants enable The Washington Center to offer these valuable experiences to students with disabilities. One of four students with disabilities to qualify for the spring semester, Chris interned for the Administration on Intellectual Disabilities and Developmental Disabilities Administration for Community Living, part of the US