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Paul (47), Other, Davidson County
“He is most worried about being able to retire comfortably, because the extra cost of having a disability is not quite covered by the support he receives from the state alone.”
Danny (19), Intellectual Disability, Davidson County
“My goal is to work hard and try my best, I think. I want to maybe get a job someday.
Carrie (25), Intellectual Disability, Davidson County
“I have a lot of friends in the program. We like to hang out. We go to football games, and basketball games, and stuff like that.”
Beth (27), Cerebral Palsy, Davidson County
“No one is ever going to tell you that they are not going to hire you because you have a disability, but...
Maria (18), Blind, Davidson County
“Like any other teenager, she loves her family but eagerly awaits full independence.
Pam (56), Muscular dystrophy, Davidson County
“Like many of us, Pam’s independence is the most important thing to her. ”
Leisa (51); Grace (17), Autism, Davidson County
“Tennessee, you see, is a Southern state governed by legislators who do have time to pass laws granting it legal to take home road kill but leave little for those of us struggling to provide for our children with disAbilities.”
Laurie (18), Other, Davidson County
“It was hard for me to fight for her, when she fought me everyday. ”