In the third episode of Journeys in Healthcare from a Youth Perspective, 34 year old Cody shares about his experience with cerebral palsy and epilepsy. He experienced seizures most of his life, and was impacted by them daily. Due to his special healthcare needs, Cody lives an unpredictable life. However, he doesn’t let that stop him. He is involved with his church, has an active social life, works, and lives a a full life to the best of his ability. Instead of being slowed down by his healthcare needs, Cody learned to communicate, self-advocate, and work past any barriers that come his way.
In the second episode of Journeys in Healthcare from a Youth Perspective, Alyssa shares about her experience with multiple healthcare needs. From getting diagnosed with asthma as a baby, to getting diagnosed with chronic depression and anxiety, panic disorder, and selective mutism in second grade. Then later in high school Alyssa got diagnosed with Autism. In this video Alyssa shares about the barriers she faces daily and what she learned from her experience and would like to share with others experiencing similar barriers.
Family Voices presents the first of it’s series; “Journeys in Healthcare, from a Youth Perspective”. In this episode, Brennan shares about his journey with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, which is a type of heart disease. He shares how his health has impacted his life, the barriers he faced and is currently facing, and what he learned through his healthcare journey and would like to share with others.