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.

  • Needs today, not needs of tomorrow - Ron Butler
  • Advocating together, we change the world - Jennifer
  • Conquering obstacles while always staying positive - Conor D
  • Being thankful for what I have - Conor D
  • Utterly Unexpected, Often Challenging, Unforeseen Blessings - JMS
  • Disability notwithstanding, our lives are amazing! - John Shouse

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