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Results related to: 22 to 35 years / Future Concerns
Lilian (25), Down syndrome, Wilson County
“Every father deserves to know what will become of his child once he is no longer able to provide for their needs anymore.
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.
Whitney (22), Developmentally Delayed, Coffee County
“Debi says she is scared about what is going to happen when she is not around to care for Whitney.
Edward (24), Down syndrome, Davidson County
“My favorite part of my job is just getting things done and having a smile and having a good attitude. I am a go-getter.
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.
Ginger (24), Cerebral Palsy, Davidson County
“Lots of parents in the rural areas get lost and overwhelmed by the laws and what the rights are.”
Stephanie (28); Jessica (26), Intellectual Disability, Davidson County
“In just six years, the girls had eight different special education teachers. By the time they got used to one teacher, they would get new one.”
Kimberly (Age 24), Cerebral Palsy, Davidson County
“It’s like the state just says, 'OK, you’re 21, we forget about you.'”