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Results related to: Cerebral Palsy / Health Care
Steve (61), Cerebral Palsy, Blount County
“Even after coping with and recovering from spinal fusion surgery, Steve’s greatest current need is dental care.
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.
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.”
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.”
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.'”