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Results related to: Self-advocate / Employment / Davidson County
Leo (21), Autism, Davidson County
“I am preparing myself to be a successful author by taking classes at Nashville State, planning new books before writing them, and occasionally meeting with writing coaches one-on-one to improve my writing.
Danny (19), Intellectual Disability, Davidson County
“My goal is to work hard and try my best, I think. I want to maybe get a job someday.
Carrie (25), Intellectual Disability, Davidson County
“I have a lot of friends in the program. We like to hang out. We go to football games, and basketball games, and stuff like that.”
Edward (24), Down syndrome, Davidson County
“My favorite part of my job is just getting things done and having a smile and having a good attitude. I am a go-getter.
Carol (63), Blind, Davidson County
“If the general public only understood that with training and minimal assistance a blind person can live a full life, things would be so much easier for us. It's the attitudes we encounter that make our success more difficult than it should be.
Frank (33), Traumatic Brain Injury, Davidson County
“Frank always credits the various state and federal programs that have supported him on his new path; the Americans with Disabilities Act, Social Security, Vocational Rehabilitation, Disabled Student Services, and the Federal Workforce Recruitment Program.”