Monday, 16 February 2015

'We are worth the investment': Michael Sullivan

It was good to see this report in the weekend press, and highlighted widely on social media:

Budget cuts could silence voices for the disabled such as Our Voice's Michael Sullivan
Julia May, Sydney Morning Herald, 15th February 2015
Michael Sullivan has his own name for the NDIS, one that he believes better explains the scheme's purpose. Speaking at a disability conference earlier this month, he said a National Disability Insurance Scheme "sounds like something might go wrong". 
"How would that make you feel?" he asked the crowd at Geelong's Deakin University, to boos and groans. 
"I say the 'I' in NDIS should stand for 'investment'. We are worth the investment" ...
... Mr Sullivan has an intellectual disability ... and (is) chairman of the NSW Council for Intellectual Disabilities ...

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