Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects the cerebellum, which is part of the brain that plays an important role in coordinated movements, speech, and balance. Cameryn, an SCA patient, shared her experiences with the condition and its impact on her daily life.
Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA)
Cameryn’s diagnosis journey began with fluorescent lights and long wait times at the DMV. She had long anticipated the written test for her driver’s permit. When Cameryn returned in minutes, Laura knew something was wrong. Cameryn had failed her eye exam.
In this episode, Aaron speaks with Laura and Cameryn, a mother and daughter duo, about a rare disease called spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) and the way it's impacted their lives.