The Week in Neurodiversity
The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by the Different Brains Inc. interns.
Today’s host: Adrienne Sassano
(3 min 30 sec) In this episode: a man with Parkinson’s donates $100,000 for St. Joseph’s, an entrepreneur with Down syndrome has her jewelry business explode, a blind high school basketball player with cerebral palsy hits an amazing shot, and more![00:11] To kick things off, middle school wrestler with Down syndrome was his match in an act of exceptional sportsmanship. https://fox40.com/2019/02/06/video-wrestler-with-down-syndrome-wins-match-in-act-of-excellent-sportsmanship/
[00:47] Next up, a man with Parkinson’s has donated $100,000 with his wife to a program at St. Joseph’s hospital. https://kiem-tv.com/2019/02/12/donor-gives-100000-for-parkinsons-program-at-st-joseph-hospital/
[01:13] A young San Antonio woman with Down syndrome has become a successful entrepreneur with her jewelry business. https://news4sanantonio.com/news/local/down-syndrome-no-match-for-sa-entrepreneur/
[01:41] Researchers at West Virginia University are working on a potential treatment to reverse the symptoms of Alzheimer’s. https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2019/02/05/west-virginia-university-researchers-alzheimers-disease-treatment/
[02:17] And finally, a blind basketball player with cerebral palsy made a miracle shot. https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2254181461486101