6-word Challenge

For 50 years, the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center has worked to open doors and transform lives of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Over these 5 decades, much has changed—and much remains to be changed.

How has disability affected your life?

How do you experience disability?

See 6-word reflections below.

  • Family, friends, support, SpecialOlympics, YMCA, travel - Joanie Crowley
  • Supportive community striving for future improvements - LMH
  • Not a burden, but a blessing - TPB
  • Respecting and supporting individuals with disabilities - EL
  • A family affair: struggles and successes - Stephanie K.
  • Different needs, time challenges, segmented solutions - KM

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