Georgetown University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
In My Own Words

The following are narratives, each told in the storyteller's own words, about their experiences either growing up with disabilities or being part of a family who has been affected by disabilities.

The stories are available in both English and Spanish.


My Life: A Total Certainty

Aidan's Village

The Life and Times of William O. Jackson

Respite: A Quest for Rest


A Mainstreamed Lifestyle


My Best Friend

Don’t Stop Don’t Quit




Mi Vida, una total certeza

El "pueblo" de Aidan

La vida y época de William O. Jackson

Un respiro: en búsqueda de
un momento de reposo


Una vida integrada

Promoción y defensa de derechos

Mi Mejor Amigo

¡No se detengan, no renuncien,



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