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First Frat Brother with Down Syndrome – Week in Neurodiversity


The Week in Neurodiversity

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

Today’s host: Alexandra Wright!

(3 min 16 sec) In this episode, a young man bikes cross-country for autism awareness, former NFL star Percy Harvin discusses anxiety, a college student with Down syndrome breaks barriers with the help of his mentor, and more!

[00:11] To kick things off, a Chicago Native has gone on a cross-country bike ride for autism awareness.

[00:41] Next up, former NFL star Percy Harvin discusses his battle with anxiety.

[01:10] Over in Arizona, a new bill has been proposed to establish statewide autism awareness training for first responders.

[01:36] Let’s move over to Illinois, where a new day camp is helping children with ADHD!

[02:07] Over at the University of Kentucky, a man with Down syndrome is breaking barriers with the help of his mentor.

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

To kick things off, a Chicago Native has gone on a cross-country bike ride for autism awareness. https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2018/06/27/chicago-native-bikes-across-america-for-autism-awareness/

Next up, former NFL star Percy Harvin discusses his battle with anxiety. https://www.si.com/nfl/2018/06/28/percy-harvin-anxiety-disorder-mental-health-vikings-florida

Over in Arizona, a new bill has been proposed to establish statewide autism awareness training for first responders. http://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/capital-region/top-stories/2018/06/27/legislation-to-provide-autism-awareness-training-for-first-responders#

Let’s move over to Illinois, where a new day camp is helping children with ADHD! http://abc7chicago.com/society/day-camp-created-for-children-with-adhd-/3670544/

Over at the University of Kentucky, a man with Down syndrome is breaking barriers with the help of his mentor. http://www.lex18.com/story/38558007/making-a-difference-man-with-down-syndrome-joins-fraternity

 

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