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William (18), Cerebral Palsy, Shelby County
“In the future, William aims to coach wheelchair basketball and to be a mentor for children going through situations similar to his.
Stephen (17), Blind, Shelby County
“Stephen is confident that he will find a job, but one of his biggest concerns is being turned down simply because of his vision impairment.
Elizabeth (18), Blind, Shelby County
“She describes public school as a place that she went, accomplished her tasks, and hurried home. Wistfully, she explained the isolation she felt through her lack of participation in extra-curricular activities.
Christopher (18), Cerebral Palsy, Shelby County
“It’s overwhelming to go to the school, and feel like you have to get down on your hands and knees and beg for services you know your children should have.
Danny (55), Other, Shelby County
“With him [Danny] being 55-years-old, it’s not like it was when he was born. Now, there’s help. There are programs and suggestions, but when he was born there was nothing.”
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.
Cassidy (13), Other, Shelby County
“It is easy to feel alone.”
Kevin (12), Autism, Shelby County
“Kevin is looking forward to working just like anyone else.”
Myles (4), Autism, Shelby County
“Our life is all about therapies, not play- dates.”
Thomas (13), Other, Shelby County
“Thomas does not fit into any of the IDEA categories, so he receives insufficient school services.”