Our health comes first

By Michael Sullivan

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Michael Sullivan is an active self advocate who was Chair of NSW Council for Intellectual Disability from 2015–2017 and has previously been on the National Disability Advisory Council. He is currently Chair of the Down Syndrome Advisory Network for DSA. Michael is passionate about people with Down syndrome taking control of their lives which includes their health and wellbeing.

‘As the Australian representative for Down Syndrome International [self-advocacy group] and an advocate for people with disability, I have been asked to share my experience on health. Medical professionals need to know how to care properly for people with Down syndrome.’

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  • Michael Sullivan is a passionate speaker. Read more of his work here.

  • He also contributed to DSA’s 2019 federal election campaign by speaking about the importance of quality health care. See the video below (coming soon)

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