Joey and Zac Cannady detail their family’s journey with disability
“Keep a lot of patience. Sometimes you just have to go with the flow. Obviously, there are a lot of things you can’t fix. There can be lots of anxiety. There can be lots of fatigue. … and so just hang in there with that and go with that. And don’t be so uptight and know that not everything’s going to go the way you want it to all the time. … Just keep yourself from being discouraged.“
Joey Cannady, author of “Living His Dream: .. and How He Helped Me Live Mine,” and his son Zac join Sarah Williams to talk about Zac’s experiences growing up with spina bifida and mindsets for parents of children with disabilities.
For a captioned version of this interview, visit https://www.facebook.com/profile/100063628657363/search/?q=Zac.
- What type of spina bifida does Zac have?
- Most inspirational person in your lives?
- Zac’s school life
- Zac’s medical journey
- Earliest memories and favorite memories
- Zac’s dream job growing up
- Have you had to advocate for Zac when he was in the hospital?
- “Living His Dream”
- Best and worst part about living with spina bifida?
- What advice would you give to a parent?
Alabama Care is partially supported by the Alabama Council on Developmental Disabilities (http://www.acdd.org/). The views expressed are not necessarily the views of these organizations.