How One Community Is Helping A Girl With Apraxia – Week In Neurodiversity

How One Community Is Helping a Girl with Apraxia – Week in Neurodiversity

(3 min 22 sec) In this episode: robotic pets help those with dementia, A&E will be premiering a reality show about those with hearing impairments, and what does the latest research say about musicians and depression? These stories and more in this week’s edition!
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Meet The Swimming Phenom With Tourette’s And ADHD – Week In Neurodiversity

Meet The Swimming Phenom with Tourette’s and ADHD – Week in Neurodiversity

(3 mins 33 sec) In this episode, a Missouri family sells bow ties for those with Down syndrome, a new book is bringing awareness to children with Dyslexia, and we take a look at the high school swimming phenom who overcame the challenges of Tourette’s and ADHD! These stories and more in this week's edition! 
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Snoop Dogg And The NFL’s Demarcus Ware Raise ADHD Awareness – Week In Neurodiversity (3/17/18)

Snoop Dogg and the NFL’s Demarcus Ware Raise ADHD Awareness – Week in Neurodiversity (3/17/18)

(3 min 19 sec) Patients with Alzheimer’s find joy through singing, a man with Borderline Personality Disorder looks to end the stigma around mental illness, an ex-football star and Snoop Dogg create a song for ADHD empowerment, and more!
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Painter With Down Syndrome Wows Art Community – Week In Neurodiversity (2/10/18)

Painter with Down Syndrome Wows Art Community – Week in Neurodiversity (2/10/18)

(3 min) In this episode, aerobics help improve symptoms of Alzheimer’s, families receive tattoos are Down syndrome solidarity, and an artist with Down syndrome draws a huge following! These stories and more in this week’s edition!
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Battling The Opioid Crisis, W/ Prof Bankole Johnson Of The U Of Maryland & HBO’s “Addiction” | EDB 114

Battling The Opioid Crisis, w/ Prof Bankole Johnson of the U of Maryland & HBO’s “Addiction” | EDB 114

In the second installment of a two part interview, Hackie Reitman, M.D. welcomes back Bankole A. Johnson, DSc, MD, MBChB, MPhil, FRCPsych, DFAPA, Dip-ABAM, Dip-ABDA, FACFEI, who heads the Brain Science Research Consortium Unit (BSRCU) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and is one of the world’s leading authorities on the subject of addiction.
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The Best Of The Week In Neurodiversity – 2017 Year In Review

The Best of the Week In Neurodiversity – 2017 Year in Review

(6 min 9 sec) In this episode, we count down our top ten stories from 2017, including the army vet who traveled the country on foot to spread awareness for PTSD, and the young woman who lost her hearing at age 18 that stunned the world on America’s Got Talent! These stories and more in this super sized episode! Happy New Years!
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2017 In Review, Part 2: Understanding & Supporting Neurodiversity | EDB 110

2017 in Review, Part 2: Understanding & Supporting Neurodiversity | EDB 110

(11 minutes) In part two of a special two part year-in-review episode, Hackie Reitman, M.D. presents words of wisdom from parents, researchers, specialists and advocates that are working to help create a world of acceptance for those of us with different brains, including Dr. Chris Stout, Dr. Bankole A. Johnson, Dr. Gail Saltz, and many more!
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Police Officers And Kids With Down Syndrome Team Up For Gift Shopping – Week In Neurodiversity (12/23/17)

Police Officers and Kids with Down Syndrome Team Up For Gift Shopping – Week in Neurodiversity (12/23/17)

(3 min 32 sec) In this episode, children with Down Syndrome go gift shopping with police officers, Octavia Spencer discusses her challenges with dyslexia, and 200 strangers come out for the birthday party of a young boy on the autism spectrum! These stories and more in this week’s edition!
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Country Singer Naomi Judd On Battling Depression – Week In Neurodiversity (12/16/17)

Country Singer Naomi Judd on Battling Depression – Week in Neurodiversity (12/16/17)

(3 mins 31 sec) In this episode, a teen with Down syndrome celebrates his birthday by being a firefighter for a day, country singer Naomi Judd discusses her history with depression, and a 9-yr-old boy makes a video for his peers describing life on the autism spectrum! These stories and more in this week’s edition!
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Woman With Down Syndrome Becomes Fourth Degree Black Belt – Week In Neurodiversity (12/2/17)

Woman with Down Syndrome Becomes Fourth Degree Black Belt – Week in Neurodiversity (12/2/17)

(3mins 33 sec) In this episode, an MRI machine helps a teen with epilepsy, a woman with Down syndrome goes for her 4th degree black belt, and Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert host the world’s first nonverbal talk show host to raise acceptance for autism! These stories and more in this week’s edition!
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How Did Luke Bryan Help A Fan With Apraxia Speak? – Week In Neurodiversity (11/25/17)

How Did Luke Bryan Help a Fan with Apraxia Speak? – Week in Neurodiversity (11/25/17)

(3 mins) In this episode, a father creates a comic book character with Down syndrome for his son, Luke Bryan meets a special fan with apraxia, and how can robotic legs help children with cerebral palsy walk? These stories and more in this week's episode!
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Man With Asperger’s Lives Dream On Jeopardy! – Week In Neurodiversity (11/18/17)

Man with Asperger’s Lives Dream on Jeopardy! – Week in Neurodiversity (11/18/17)

(3 mins 36 sec) In this episode, University of Iowa researchers look at a cancer drug’s effect on Parkinson’s, a neurologist discusses the facts and myths of Alzheimer’s, and a young man with Asperger’s lives his dream of competing on Jeopardy! These stories and more in this week’s edition!
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