The following stories of success illustrate how youth with disabilities are achieving their goals and dreams. The experiences illustrated in this video can give other youth hope for getting through the daily troubles and challenges faced by other youth with disabilities. This video can help shape more promising futures for youth with disabilities. In your search for success, their lessons can help you too.

Successful people with disabilities talk about living self-determined lives in high school, college, and careers.

Written by Youthpolicy Team

Youthpolicy Team

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