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Results related to: 36 to 59 years / Social Community
Michael (42), Cerebral Palsy, Knox County
“'I’m a people person,' Michael says as he looks over to his long-time friend Jonathan and smiles, 'but I have to have assistance.'
Sharmane (38), Down syndrome, Davidson County
“Sharmane’s IQ cannot predict how much she has been able to achieve and learn.”
Kelly S (50), Traumatic Brain Injury, Robertson County
“The powers that were, at the time, suggested I couldn't be a massage therapist because of my brain injury.”
Terry (45), Intellectual Disability, Sumner County
“We only found out when my mother died and my brother came to Nashville to live with my brother that he had an intellectual disability.
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.”