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“Jackie’s biggest fears concern Koby’s transition into adulthood and his inability to get off of the waiting list sometime soon.
“I don’t know who I can turn him over to that I can trust.”
“There was no support for children with disabilities at the time of John Mark’s diagnoses.
“In the future, William aims to coach wheelchair basketball and to be a mentor for children going through situations similar to his.
“The closest school and services in Mexico are a day long drive from where we lived. We would not be able to get the services for David if we went back to Mexico.”
“Un diferente cosa aquí en los Estados Unidos, es de los sordos están mejores que en de donde vive. Y por eso, no me ha regresado porque los sordos aquí son mucho mejores que en México. Y viven mucho mejor.
“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.”
“Y él día de hoy, somos una familia como cualquiera, con una perspectiva diferente sobre niños especiales.
“En la diagnosticaron con autismo desde que lo pasó a tenía muchas terapias y ha progresado mucho.
“The main goal that Dena has set for Patrick is for him to become as self-sufficient as possible.
“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.”
“Every father deserves to know what will become of his child once he is no longer able to provide for their needs anymore.
“Debi says she is scared about what is going to happen when she is not around to care for Whitney.
“Anything that I can do to make Christian's life better, I want to do.”
“Sharmane’s IQ cannot predict how much she has been able to achieve and learn.”
“Lots of parents in the rural areas get lost and overwhelmed by the laws and what the rights are.”
“In terms of educational instruction, Adelai’s IEP was ignored.”
“During elementary school, Preston had to switch schools a number of times in a search for appropriate services.”
“Kevin is looking forward to working just like anyone else.”
“Lisa and Jeff teach Emily about her diagnoses and medications so that she can be a strong advocate for herself when they are not around.”