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“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.”
“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.”
“Everybody needs to feel a part of something. My daughter is no different.”
“Claire’s Law- Newborn Hearing Screening was signed into effect on July 1, 2008 by Governor Bredesen.
“So while the parent is looking at the individual the government is more concerned about how to pair down the costs.
“As a strong advocate for justice, Adelaide’s mother believes that there are many improvements that can be made in order to make the lives of children and families of someone with a disability better.”