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Comedian With Tourette’s Wows “America’s Got Talent” Judges!


The Week in Neurodiversity

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

Today’s host: Adrienne Sassano!

(3 min 16 sec) In this episode, a comedian with Tourette’s goes viral with his routine on America’s Got Talent, parents experience a simulation of what it’s like to have dyslexia, a young woman from Utah tells why autism is her superpower, and more!

[00:11] To kick things off, Samuel J. Comroe is a comedian with Tourette’s whose routine on America’s Got Talent has got viral! https://www.goldderby.com/article/2018/tourettes-comedian-samuel-j-comroe-wife-americas-got-talent-finals-agt-news/

[00:40] Next up, new attention is being given to the emotional well being of those with traumatic brain injuries. https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2018/09/19/traumatic-brain-injury-emotional-health-of-patient/

[01:14] Now, let’s look at how a new simulation is allowing parents of children with dyslexia to see what it’s like living with the condition. https://www.rocketcitynow.com/news/simulation-shows-parents-what-it-s-like-to-have-dyslexia/1472582983

[01:42] Next up, English TV personality Anne Hegerty opens up about her life with Asperger’s. https://www.express.co.uk/showbiz/tv-radio/1022021/ITV-Loose-Women-Anne-Hegerty-Aspergers-Autism-The-Chase-The-Governess-Chaser-quiz-show

[02:14] And finally, a young woman from Utah explains why autism is her superpower. https://www.good4utah.com/utah-caring-stories/my-superpower-is-autism-a-utah-caring-story/1471654559

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