6 Stories Found
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Results related to: Independence / 22 to 35 years
Patrick (30), Cerebral Palsy, Franklin County
“It may take me a while to understand what they are trying to teach, but I can do it.”
Ryan (29), Autism, Hamilton County
“I don’t know who I can turn him over to that I can trust.”
Mario (30), Physical disabilities, Shelby County
“Over time, I started to come out of my depression mode and I started to pursue what I wanted in life.”
anonymous (24), Autism, Knox County
“...actually receiving what I want, what I’ve asked for. It’s all the difference in the world.
Jess (25), Down syndrome, Shelby County
“That is probably the biggest worry of any parent who has a child with special needs. You want them to outlive you in one sense, but then you wonder what will happen.
Margo (27), Katherine Ann (25), developmentally delayed, Shelby County
“I am not a planner but my sister and my niece wish that I was since they might be guardians one day. I must plan for the future care of my daughters. This is very hard for me.