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Cheerleader With Down Syndrome Inspires Her School


The Week in Neurodiversity

The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by the DifferentBrains.org staff.

Today’s host: Adrienne Sassano!

(3min 30sec) In this episode, a cheerleader with Down syndrome inspires her school, a girl with cerebral palsy inspires a playground, a boy with dyslexia looks to create more support for those with the same challenges, and more!

[00:11] Let’s kick things off over in Michigan, where a cheerleader with Down syndrome is inspiring her school. https://www.wdsu.com/article/brightens-everyones-day-cheerleader-with-down-syndrome-shows-nothing-is-impossible/24285019

[00:43] Over in California, a playground inspired by a girl with cerebral palsy is about to be built. https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2018/10/22/hayward-tennyson-park-mias-dream-come-true/

[01:17] And over in Michigan, kids on the autism spectrum are being paired with mentors to learn how to code. http://www.fox2detroit.com/news/local-news/autistic-kids-paired-with-non-spectrum-peers-to-learn-coding-in-detroit

[01:50] Next, let’s take a look at how Florida high schools are taking care of concussionshttps://www.wtsp.com/article/news/health/concussion-symptoms-signs-dont-just-appear-with-football-athletes/67-608868192

[02:17] And finally, over in Missouri, a boy with dyslexia is looking to create more support for those facing the same challenges. https://www.ksdk.com/article/news/local/storytellers/10-year-old-with-dyslexia-finds-his-voice-asks-wentzville-school-board-for-more-support/63-607740474

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