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How One Community Is Helping a Girl with Apraxia – Week in Neurodiversity


The Week in Neurodiversity

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

Today’s host: Reuben Friedlander!

(3 min 22 sec) In this episode: robotic pets help those with dementia, A&E will be premiering a reality show about those with hearing impairments, and what does the latest research say about musicians and depression? These stories and more in this week’s edition!

[00:10] To kick things off, let’s take a look at a new University of Texas study on musicians and depression.

[00:45] An Ohio community has come together to help the family of a young girl with apraxia.

[01:15] Next up, robotic pets are being used to help dementia patients.

[01:44] Let’s follow that up with a look at Hope Haven’s upcoming calendar, all the proceeds from which will go to the Down Syndrome Center.

[02:20] And finally, on September 5, A&E will be premiering a reality show covering three families who are hearing impaired. Let’s take a look at the trailer!

 

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

To kick things off, let’s take a look at a new University of Texas study on musicians and depression. https://www.kxan.com/video/ut-study-on-musicians-depression-puts-tortured-artist-myth-to-bed-_20180803035032/1343319717

An Ohio community has come together to help the family of a young girl with apraxia. https://www.news5cleveland.com/news/local-news/oh-summit/community-comes-together-to-help-a-little-girl-who-cant-speak-gain-her-voice

Next up, robotic pets are being used to help dementia patients. http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business/fl-bz-robotic-cats-for-alzheimers-patients-20180731-story.html#

Let’s follow that up with a look at Hope Haven’s upcoming calendar, all the proceeds from which will go to the Down Syndrome Center. https://www.firstcoastnews.com/article/features/hope-haven-calendar-bringing-smiles-and-benefiting-down-syndrome/77-579269029

And finally, on September 5, A&E will be premiering a reality show covering three families who are hearing impaired. Let’s take a look at the trailer! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKK1vTnq9mI

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