Michelle Anderson

Michelle Anderson is 22 years old and lives in Naperville, Illinois. Following her graduation from Naperville School District 203 in 2013, she completed the Connections transition program and has continued her education at the College of DuPage. As a National Association for Down Syndrome Self Advocate Public Speaker, Michelle has presented to students and staff at schools, colleges, hospitals and organizations sharing her life experiences to help others learn more about people with Down Syndrome and other disabilities. Besides public speaking, she volunteers at events in her community and is employed at Aurelio’s Pizza and the Naperville Park District. Michelle actively participates in Western DuPage Special Recreation Association programs and Special Olympics athletics. In addition to yoga classes she enjoys Bunco, Book Club, Young Life Capernaum, theatre, dance and traveling to visit family and friends.