10 Stories Found
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Results related to: 14 to 21 years / Quality of Life
Adam (18), ADHD, Montgomery County
“Through his work, he can share his talent and help others. ”
Justin (19), Intellectual Disability, Williamson County
“People started knowing that I had initiative and worked hard. I stood up for myself and let them know the real me.
Haley (19), Intellectual Disability, Williamson County
“The program teaches me how to live on my own when I am ready to move out of my parents’ house and move into an apartment of my own.”
Danny (19), Intellectual Disability, Davidson County
“My goal is to work hard and try my best, I think. I want to maybe get a job someday.
Daniel (20), Asperger Syndrome, Rutherford County
“The reason that I came to Vanderbilt was to get better, meet new friends, and learn something new.”
Alex K (17), Blind, Jefferson County
“People clearly treated him differently, and at times, it was very frustrating for Alex because he knew he was the same person he was before his diagnosis.
Maria (18), Blind, Davidson County
“Like any other teenager, she loves her family but eagerly awaits full independence.
Leisa (51); Grace (17), Autism, Davidson County
“Tennessee, you see, is a Southern state governed by legislators who do have time to pass laws granting it legal to take home road kill but leave little for those of us struggling to provide for our children with disAbilities.”
Laurie (18), Other, Davidson County
“It was hard for me to fight for her, when she fought me everyday. ”
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.