Michael is a national disability rights advocate. For nearly two decades, he has promoted the rights of all children.
He is the past president of the National Disability Rights Network and a member of the national organization ADAPT.
He has written two books Special Education: A Parent’s Guide to a Child’s Success and Here to Stay: Americans with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
Michael has served on the Board of Directors of Disability Rights Oregon for 13 years. He is an attorney, and lives in Portland.