My name is Tommy. I am 20 years old. I have a rare disease called Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis that caused me to have epilepsy and a brain injury. I was diagnosed when I was 14. My disease affects all parts of my life. I have a hard time remembering things. I don’t get to do Read More
In the third episode of Journeys in Healthcare from a Youth Perspective, 34 year old Cody shares about his experience when he was younger dealing 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, Read More
In the second episode of Journeys in Healthcare from a Youth Perspective, Alissa 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. Read More
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 Read More
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