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Darren (40), Other, Montgomery County
“I can’t even remember how long we have been on the waiting list. During that time life has just been so hard. I worry all the time.
Grayson (21), Cerebral Palsy, Cumberland County
“After a certain point you say this is what we are. Let’s just be a family and let’s just live.”
Kevin (12), Autism, Shelby County
“Kevin is looking forward to working just like anyone else.”
Charlotte (0), Other, Davidson County
“Everybody needs to feel a part of something. My daughter is no different.”
Adelaide (14), Intellectual Disability, Davidson County
“As a strong advocate for justice, Adelaide’s mother believes that there are many improvements that can be made in order to make the lives of children and families of someone with a disability better.”
Louie (9), Angelman syndrome, Davidson County
“My son needs physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy. Therapy and childcare are expensive and time-consuming.
Kelly (Age 36), Cerebral Palsy, Wilson County
“I wish Kelly had been able to stay in school beyond the age of 22, because there was so little available for her once she got out.
Dylan (age 3), Down Syndrome, Wilson County
“There is a deficiency of well-trained special education teachers and general education teachers should be more knowledgeable about disabilities as well.”