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Furniture Gallery Hosts Prom for Kids with Autism – Week in Neurodiversity


The Week in Neurodiversity

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

Today’s host: Reuben Friedlander!

(3 min 32 sec) In this episode, Alzheimer’s Caregivers share their stories, singer and songwriter Mel B discusses her dyslexia diagnosis, children with autism get a prom night in a furniture gallery, and more!

[00:10] To kick things off, a UK woman with Down syndrome has been invited to speak at the World Down Syndrome Congress.

[00:42] Next up, Alzheimer’s caregivers came together to share their stories at a Caregiver Retreat in Colorado.

[01:14] Breakthrough House in Topeka, Kansas, is helping those with mental health issues overcome depression and social anxiety.

[01:47] Next, singer and songwriter Mel B discusses her dyslexia diagnosis.

[02:22] And finally over in Texas, Mattress Mack hosted a prom night at Gallery Furniture for children with autism

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

To kick things off, a UK woman with Down syndrome has been invited to speak at the World Down Syndrome Congress. https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-england-coventry-warwickshire-44949850/coventry-woman-to-speak-at-world-down-syndrome-congress

Next up, Alzheimer’s caregivers came together to share their stories at a Caregiver Retreat in Colorado. http://www.wfmz.com/news/lehigh-valley/caregiver-retreat-connects-those-who-care-for-alzheimer-s-patients/775184045

Breakthrough House in Topeka, Kansas, is helping those with mental health issues overcome depression and social anxiety. https://www.ksnt.com/news/local-news/breakthrough-house-helps-people-with-mental-health-issues-overcome-depression-anxiety/1337296406

Next, singer and songwriter Mel B discusses her dyslexia diagnosis. https://people.com/music/mel-b-adult-dyslexia-diagnosis-felt-really-relieved/

And finally over in Texas, Mattress Mack hosted a prom night at Gallery Furniture for children with autism http://abc13.com/society/mattress-mack-throws-prom-night-event-for-children-with-autism-/3829936/

 

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