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Results related to: Family / 22 to 35 years
Lilian (25), Down syndrome, Wilson County
“Every father deserves to know what will become of his child once he is no longer able to provide for their needs anymore.
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.
Eric (23), Down syndrome, Williamson County
“If it doesn’t seem right, I don’t care who’s telling you, if it’s not right, you make it right. You have to make it work. You do whatever you need to do. You need to always understand what your rights are and what your child's rights are, or else you may
get short changed.”
Stephanie (28); Jessica (26), Intellectual Disability, Davidson County
“In just six years, the girls had eight different special education teachers. By the time they got used to one teacher, they would get new one.”
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.