A Caregiver's Journey (Video)
Parenting a child with cerebral palsy is both challenging and worthwhile. In the following video, you will hear the story of Mezaun, the parent and caregiver of an individual with Cerebral Palsy. Mezaun shares the challenges faced in navigating the system to find the resources her daughter and family needed, and continue to need. It is an emotional story that shows the power of love and support in the journey to building a meaningful life beyond diagnosis.
These reflection questions do not require you to provide an answer. They are intended for personal reflection and are to be used to enhance your knowledge and understanding of cerebral palsy.
- Which part of Mezaun's story resonated with you the most?
- As you have seen in the video, families of children with cerebral palsy experience many emotions. How do you see yourself providing support to these
families and navigators in their pursuit of life after diagnosis?