This story is about Adam, a 36-year old man living with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy from Burke, Virginia. Adam discusses his daily life living with a physical disability including the supports he needs, the assistive technology he uses, his transition into a group home, and obstacles he has faced in getting mental health treatment. These stories represent personal experiences. Any opinions, beliefs, and viewpoints expressed by people in these stories do not necessarily reflect those of the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities National Training Center. Always consult your medical provider before making changes to your medication or health plan.

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