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How Firefighters Are Supporting a Young Man With Cerebral Palsy

The Week in Neurodiversity

The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by the Different Brains Inc. interns. Today’s host: Adrienne Sassano

(3 min 14 sec) In this episode, a garbage collector surprises his buddy with autism, former NFL star Jamal Lewis opens up about depression, firefighters offer their support to a young man with cerebral palsy, and more!

[00:11] To kick things off, a garbage collector surprised a boy with autism with a garbage truck of his own. http://www.karmatube.org/videos.php?id=4819

[00:39] Next up, let’s move over to Arizona, where a boy with cerebral palsy and Asperger’s has set a goal to run 1,000 miles by his 12th birthday, and is already on his way! https://www.azfamily.com/queen-creek-boy-with-cerebral-palsy-asperger-s-running-down/article_53c39b56-f1c5-11e8-92ae-6f86d87ee6c3.html

[01:12] Over in Massachusetts, check out how a man with Down syndrome is literally breaking barriers with his martial arts. https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/national/massachusetts-man-with-down-syndrome-breaking-barriers-and-boards-with-martial-arts/1639065720

[01:46] Next, former NFL star Jamal Lewis recently spoke out about his battle with depression. https://www.wvlt.tv/content/news/Former-Vol-speaks-out-about-depression-501925421.html

[02:08] And finally, over in Colorado, check out how firefighters are offering their support to a young man with cerebral palsy. https://denver.cbslocal.com/2018/11/22/westminster-man-cerebral-palsy-hero-firefighters/

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