Michael is a highly self-motivated individual with over fifteen years of experience in providing high quality support to
Disabled People around care and support. Michael has a consistent track record of working successfully with
individuals, families, professionals or groups, all within a variety of settings.
As a person with lived experience of disability, Michael is aware of the issues Disabled People face.
Michael is a Disability Inclusion Specialist by experience who supports businesses and councils to look at disability
differently. Michael is a well-rounded practitioner with professional, academic and real-life experience of disability,
who can balance inclusive strategic development with the practical implementation of measures that deliver change.
Michael clearly highlights the barriers that exclude Disabled People from fully participating in our society, while
understanding the nervousness many of us feel when talking about disability. Michael will share personal insight and
practical guidance about how to make necessary change for the better, removing barriers so Disabled People are
fully included within society.
Key areas of expertise:
- Disability equality and inclusion
- Support Planning
- Personal Assistance
- Direct Payments / Personal Health Budgets
- Disability awareness
- Disability confidence
- The Social Model of disability
- Co-production with Disabled People