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Gym Uses Exercise to Fight Addiction

The Week in Neurodiversity

The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by the Different Brains Inc. interns.

Today’s host: Adrienne Sassano

(3 min 36 sec) In this episode: an Indiana gym helps those recovering from addiction, an 11-yr-old radio host delivers the news for the visually impaired, an 18-yr-old with cerebral palsy accomplishes something no one thought would be possible, and more!

[00:11] To kick things off, a Tennessee community has come together for a boy with autism in need of a service dog. https://www.wjhl.com/local/community-rallying-behind-local-4-year-old-in-need-of-autism-service-dog/1722208716
[00:45] Next up, check out how an Indiana gym is helping people recover from addiction. https://fox59.com/2019/01/24/recovery-gym-in-muncie-latest-push-to-fight-addiction/
[01:21] Meet Josh Blue, a comedian with cerebral palsy who is looking to fight back against the stigma. https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/18/health/turning-points-josh-blue-cerebral-palsy/index.html
[01:54] Next, an 11-yr-old radio hosts delivers the news for the visually impaired. https://www.facebook.com/NowThisMorning/videos/982811925440163/
[02:29] And finally, an 18-yr-old with cerebral palsy who was once told he would never walk has achieved the impossible. https://twitter.com/CBSNews/status/1089926321617145857

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