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Man With Cerebral Palsy & Brother Conquer Triathlons


The Week in Neurodiversity

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

Today’s host: Reuben Friedlander!

(3 min 17 sec) In this episode, a local doctor uses high-tech to prevent strokes, a man with cerebral palsy conquers triathlons with his brother, an Alabama football fan with Down syndrome gets the gift of a lifetime, and more!

[00:10] To kick things off, Brent’s brother Kyle has cerebral palsy, but that hasn’t stopped the dynamic duo from completing several ironman competitions together. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/brotherly-love-brent-and-kyle-pease-conquer-ironman-triathlons-together-despite-cerebral-palsy/

[00:44] A doctor uses high-tech to prevent strokes and heart attacks https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/tonight-at-5-local-doctor-uses-high-tech-to-prevent-strokes-and-heart-attacks/872316096

[01:18] Next, let’s check out how a young man with Down syndrome is living the dream as a college student. https://www.wral.com/frankie-s-story-from-down-syndrome-diagnosis-to-college-star/17991662/

[01:48] Over in Minnesota, the 3rd Annual Epilepsy and Seizures Expo Connects Families with Critical Resources https://kstp.com/medical/3rd-annual-epilepsy-and-seizures-expo-connects-families-with-critical-resources/5140315/

[02:13] And finally, an Alabama football fan with Down syndrome has received the gift of a lifetime. http://www.wsfa.com/2018/11/16/bama-fan-with-down-syndrome-gets-best-gift-ever/

 

The photo used for our thumbnail is from the Kyle Pease Foundation. Click here for more information.

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