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Jess (25), Down syndrome, Shelby County
“That is probably the biggest worry of any parent who has a child with special needs. You want them to outlive you in one sense, but then you wonder what will happen.
Danny (55), Other, Shelby County
“With him [Danny] being 55-years-old, it’s not like it was when he was born. Now, there’s help. There are programs and suggestions, but when he was born there was nothing.”
Joshua (8), Other, Hamilton County
“I don’t want to burden Joshua, but at the same time I want him to know he is a part of his success story.
J.T. (Age 18), Autism, Montgomery County
“What is helpful to one person with autism is not necessarily workable for another. Therefore, any policy or view that attempts to compartmentalize people with autism may be ineffective.
Dylan (age 3), Down Syndrome, Wilson County
“There is a deficiency of well-trained special education teachers and general education teachers should be more knowledgeable about disabilities as well.”