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Michael Jacques wrote and self-published Can’t Read, Can’t Write, Here’s My Book using speech-to-text technology. At a young age, Michael was diagnosed with autism and an intellectual disability. His story demonstrates the empowerment that comes from being comfortable in your own skin, knowing your strengths, valuing relationships and giving back to your community. Michael sits on the board of Community Living Ontario, where he advocates for others with disabilities, works at Sobeys and competes as a Special Olympic athlete.
Hear how Michael’s life experiences have shaped the strong, confident and optimistic person he is today. He offers a unique and authentic perspective of the world, and is honest about how life wasn’t always easy with the challenges he faced. With an uplifting, humorous and positive attitude, Michael shares his story in hopes to create a more diverse and inclusive world.YES! I WANT TO HEAR MICHAEL'S STORY!