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Results related to: Parent / 22 to 35 years
Seth (23), Autism, Williamson County
“If Seth had waiver services, everything would change. He would have something to look forward to and something to do.
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.
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.
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.
Kimberly (Age 24), Cerebral Palsy, Davidson County
“It’s like the state just says, 'OK, you’re 21, we forget about you.'”