Suhali Mendez is an Advocate in the Disability Justice Program at NYLPI, where she advocates on behalf of parents whose children are in need of special education services. Suhali assists parents in securing services and navigating the Department of Education to ensure that their children are receiving adequate educational services. Prior to joining NYLPI in 2001, she worked for The Osborne Association as a Program Assistant. Suhali received her B.A. in Psychology from Herbert H. Lehman College.