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Results related to: Student interview of parent / Autism
Koby (13), Autism, Henry County
“Jackie’s biggest fears concern Koby’s transition into adulthood and his inability to get off of the waiting list sometime soon.
Ryan (29), Autism, Hamilton County
“I don’t know who I can turn him over to that I can trust.”
David (7), Autism, Davidson County
“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.”
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.”
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.”
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.”
J.T. (Age 18), Autism, Montgomery County
“What is helpful to one person with autism is not necessarily workable for another. Therefore, any policy or view that attempts to compartmentalize people with autism may be ineffective.
Joey (Age 13), Autism, Davidson County
“When Joey was first diagnosed with autism, I came across an article that said children with autism oftentimes grow up with very few friends. That hurt. I look to his school as a place where he can be with others. When he is out of school, I hope we will
find new places where he can be with his peers.”