RespectAbility’s National Disability Speakers Bureau
Shot in the head during a robbery in his college years, Michael Jordan Segal defied all odds by first surviving and then returning to complete two degrees with honors; married his high school sweetheart, Sharon; and became a father to their daughter, Shawn. Segal is a social worker in Houston and an author (having written many stories in various Chicken Soup For The Soul books, as well as his two book projects: an autobiography, working title is A Shot of Inspiration; and an anthology of his short stories. In addition, Segal has a CD/download available on his website of 12 of his best stories, read over light music, entitled Possible. He also is a popular motivational speaker, sharing his “recipe” for recovery, happiness, and success before conferences, businesses and seminars.
About RespectAbility’s National Disability Speakers Bureau
RespectAbility’s National Disability Speakers Bureau offers diverse speakers with disabilities to teach about disability inclusion; and/or to offer their expertise in an array of topics, ranging from Art and Entertainment to Entrepreneurship, Education, Finance, Law, Psychology, Religion (of many faiths) and every vocation in between. Our Speakers Bureau and its divisions are expanding. If this is of interest to you or you know a professional with a visible or nonvisible disability who might be interested, you (or she/he/they) can email Speakers@RespectAbility.org.