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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.
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.
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.”
Ginger (24), Cerebral Palsy, Davidson County
“Lots of parents in the rural areas get lost and overwhelmed by the laws and what the rights are.”
Jeff (47), Cerebral Palsy, Davidson County
“If my son had been in a regular school system…he might be able to do some things he can’t do now.”
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.
Kimberly (Age 24), Cerebral Palsy, Davidson County
“It’s like the state just says, 'OK, you’re 21, we forget about you.'”