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Morgan (38), Autism, Dickson County
“It would be a huge relief to us if we knew for a certainty that a plan was in place and fully funded to take care of our very dear son when we can no longer assume responsibility.
Chioma (10), Autism, Davidson County
“My accent should not matter when it comes to getting services for my daughter.”
Kaden (1), Other, Loudon County
“We have been through a lot of doctors, and we’ve finally found the ones I like. None of them say, “He can’t do this” or “He won’t be able to do that.” None of them have ever said that because I wouldn’t go back to them if they did.
Jonah (Deceased), Cerebral Palsy, Davidson County
“If more people were able to get to know somebody with a disability, it'd be a big giant step. It changes your life. It's real easy to look away and feel sad and not do anything, but it's another thing to get involved and be real sad and then do something.
Then that sadness goes away because you started doing something.”
Brooke (Age 7), Epilepsy, Davidson County
“Early assessment and intervention combined with a holistic approach to treatment are the things that have made the greatest difference in Brooke’s life.”