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John (55), Intellectual Disability, Shelby County
“My biggest complaint is that people like us need help. Whenever they [policymakers] go to cut that budget it’s always the people with disabilities who get hurt by it. They’re the ones that need it. They can’t do for themselves. I don’t think that’s right.”
Lauren (21), Autism, Blount County
“Why can’t schools treat people with disabilities like they have a future?”
Michael (39), Intellectual Disability, Scott (35), Intellectual Disability Cumberland County
“We knew our sons needed to live apart from us before it was a forced event. ”
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.
Tripp (Age 21), Intellectual Disability, Williamson County
“From this point on, I want you to remember that it’s your job to prepare Tripp for the path, because you cannot prepare the path for Tripp.