(7 minutes 40 seconds) In honor of the end of the year, we cover our top ten stories of 2016, featuring Michael J. Fox jamming with Dave Matthews for Parkinson’s awareness, Michael Jordan surprising a fan with autism, and the story of Daniel the therapy duck! These stories and more in this week’s episode!
In this episode, kids are meeting Santa in malls all over the country in a sensory-friendly environment, kids with ADHD get to run around to help them learn, and NFL Hall of Famer Charles Haley talks about Bipolar Disorder.
(4 mins. 23 sec.) In this episode, a wrist device helps a designer with Parkinson’s, a boy with Down syndrome performs in the Nutcracker, and have you read Lady Gaga’s letter about PTSD? These stories and more in this week’s episode!
In this episode, CalTeach researchers find a link between Parkinson’s and gut bacteria, Demi Lovato discusses her life with bipolar disorder, and a woman with Down syndrome starts her own cookie business!
In this episode, a rapper with autism releases his debut album, models with Down syndrome have a fashion walk with the stars, and Selena Gomez gives a speech on mental health at the AMAs! These stories and more in this week’s episode!
In this episode, a student with autism becomes homecoming king, “Aspergers Are Us” takes the world by storm in their new documentary, and Michael J. Fox jams with Dave Matthews for a Parkinson’s Benefit!
In this episode, cognitive behavioral therapy is helping those with insomnia, a man with epilepsy climbs mountains, and an entrepreneur with Down syndrome sends baskets to families whose children also have the condition. All these and more in this week’s edition!
In this episode, a woman becomes Argentina’s first teacher with Down syndrome, Louisiana Tech starts a boxing program with Parkinson’s, and a young boy with Tourette’s sings on stage with Carrie Underwood!
In this episode, a former soccer players discusses depression, a teacher is accompanied on her wedding day by her students with Down syndrome, and have you heard of the award winning documentary about Asperger’s?
In this episode, Wentworth Miller stars in a depression awareness video, researchers are finding a cure for Parkinson’s, and Ben Affleck studies autism for his role in the film The Accountant! These stories and more in this week’s episode.
In this episode, an apartment complex takes care of those with autism, Carly Simon talks about growing up with dyslexia, and have you seen the football player with Down syndrome that scored a touchdown for his sick mother?
In this episode, virtual reality helps those with social difficulties, a cheerleader asks a boy with Down syndrome to homecoming, and did you hear about the first man with autism to win a gold medal at the Paralympics?
In this episode, an amusement park creates a calming room for kids with autism, a young man with Down syndrome gets into his dream school, and how did an FSU football star make the day of a student with autism?
In this episode, a program helps children with autism learn to sail, robots assist with epilepsy, Jim Jeffries talks about having autism at age 36, and can parrots help with PTSD? All these stories in more in this week's episode!
In this episode, a man sings to his mother to help with her Alzheimer’s, a girl with Tourette’s graduates high school with her service dog, and how many times did a man skydive in 12 hours to raise money for Parkinson’s research?
In this episode, a girl with autism receives thousands of cards for her birthday, comedian Michael McCreary opens about having Asperger’s, and did you here about the MMA fighter who was just diagnosed with autism?
Move over Kim Kardashian, because this week in neurodiversity features Asperger's boy Writes a poem that REALLY "Breaks the Internet," A pen has been created that could read to the dyslexic, and a military homecoming that will make your heart melt!
This week in neurodiversity features Kristen Bell discussing her issues with anxiety, a Vine comedian opens up about bi-polar and depression, and a new program hopes to use boxing to fight Parkinson's disease.
This week in neurodiversity features Channing Tatum on the world's first talk show with a non-verbal autistic host, an epileptic buy realizes his gridiron dreams, and an autistic boy's reaction to Coldplay must be seen to be believed.
This week in neurodiversity features Irish snapchat star James Kavanagh, Nick Lachey and Bruno Mars' autism awareness contribution, and a robot designed to help autistic children improve their social skills.Hosted by Matthew Ryan.
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