The Week in Neurodiversity
The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by the DifferentBrains.org staff.
Today’s host: Reuben Friedlander!
(3 min 36 sec) In this episode, a man with Down syndrome retires from Wendy’s after 20 yrs. of working, a family looks to raise awareness fro apraxia, NBA star Kevin Love discusses his battle with anxiety, and more![00:10] To kick things off, NBA star Kevin Love discusses his battle with anxiety. https://people.com/sports/kevin-love-anxiety-moment-thought-die/ [00:44] Next up, let’s meet Christopher Riveiro, an 11-year-old boy on the autism spectrum with a special talent. http://www.fox13news.com/news/good-stuff/extraordinary-ordinary-autistic-boy-draws-up-great-things [01:21] Over in Ohio, a man with Down syndrome is retiring from his job at Wendy’s after 20 years. https://www.10tv.com/article/man-down-syndrome-retires-pataskala-wendys-after-20-years [01:56] In Texas, where a family is looking to raise awareness for apraxia after the diagnosis of their son. https://www.kiiitv.com/article/news/local/corpus-christi-boy-overcoming-rare-speech-disorder/503-583386541 [02:26] Finally, let’s take a look at a viral video of a boy with Down syndrome wowing a crowd by joining a street performer on the microphone. https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-england-tyne-45249727/little-boy-with-down-s-syndrome-wows-gateshead-shoppers
Image of Kevin Love by Keith Allison from Hanover, MD, USA – Kevin Love, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=55997300