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anonymous (24), Autism, Knox County
“...actually receiving what I want, what I’ve asked for. It’s all the difference in the world.
Jose (16), Autism, Rutherford County
“My brother does get more attention, but it doesn’t like bug me as much because I know he’s special. But when I talk to his teachers they’ll be like, 'Well you have to treat him a little bit more normal because if not, he’s not going to get better.'”
Kenny (8), Autism, Davidson County
“Pero aquí en esto grupo de apoyo puesto ayuda tener fortaleza para entenderlo para comprenderlo pero nos países de uno lo ven como algo y normal, no es normales entonces lo describen a uno raíslan.”
Marco (5), Autism, Davidson County
“Y él día de hoy, somos una familia como cualquiera, con una perspectiva diferente sobre niños especiales.
Rogelio (4), Autism, Davidson County
“En la diagnosticaron con autismo desde que lo pasó a tenía muchas terapias y ha progresado mucho.
Jackson (4), Autism, Rutherford County
“The one service [ABA] that has been deemed “optional” and thus not eligible for coverage is the one service most vital to Jackson’s progress.”
Seth (23), Autism, Williamson County
“If Seth had waiver services, everything would change. He would have something to look forward to and something to do.
Mark (42), Autism, Davidson County
“I feel like if we got waiver services today it would be like being let out of prison.
Lauren (21), Autism, Blount County
“Why can’t schools treat people with disabilities like they have a future?”
Kevin (12), Autism, Shelby County
“Kevin is looking forward to working just like anyone else.”
Deshaun (5), Autism, Williamson County
“I don’t think we should just settle for our kids learning how to clean their clothes and cook. I want my son to learn what it is to earn a paycheck, to drive, all that stuff.”
Jake (14), Autism, Putnam County
“The key to acceptance is a willingness to be present with Jake, to join Jake on his terms.
Nate (13), Autism, Williamson County
“Nate served communion. And I saw the true face of God.”
Dylan S (19), Autism, Gibson County
“We've been on the wavier list for about 10 years with no help in sight.”
Tree (5), Autism, Shelby County
“Being the parent of children without autism, Tree challenged everything I knew of behavior, understanding, discipline, and development in children.”
Myles (4), Autism, Shelby County
“Our life is all about therapies, not play- dates.”
Michael (43), Other, Davidson County
“My basic hope and prayer is that I outlive my son.”
Morgan (14), Autism, Davidson County
“Morgan and Allison each have something unique to offer the world. As parents, we want to do everything we can to help them reach their potential. Our goals for our daughters may be different, but the dream is the same. We want them both to lead happy and
Evan (13), Autism, Davidson County
“There is a huge need for teacher training in educating children with autism, and this training is needed both for special education teachers and especially for general education teachers. Also, the State of Tennessee must start helping serve the needs
of individuals on the autism spectrum. It is shameful how little our State does to help people on the spectrum to live as full participants in their own communities.”
Diego (9), Autism, Montgomery County
“There should be strict laws for the day care centers to protect my child from being turned down because he has a disability.”