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Marina (11), Intellectual Disability, Davidson County
“Marina’s time at school is crucial to her daily schedule and to her life in the community.
John (55), Intellectual Disability, Shelby County
“My biggest complaint is that people like us need help. Whenever they [policymakers] go to cut that budget it’s always the people with disabilities who get hurt by it. They’re the ones that need it. They can’t do for themselves. I don’t think that’s right.”
Lauren (21), Autism, Blount County
“Why can’t schools treat people with disabilities like they have a future?”
Michael (39), Intellectual Disability, Scott (35), Intellectual Disability Cumberland County
“We knew our sons needed to live apart from us before it was a forced event. ”
Damion (29), Intellectual Disability, Lincoln County
“I have a husband who is really sick and he would try and take care of Damion while I worked.
Tripp (Age 21), Intellectual Disability, Williamson County
“From this point on, I want you to remember that it’s your job to prepare Tripp for the path, because you cannot prepare the path for Tripp.