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Swimmers With Down Syndrome Compete in Nova Scotia – Week in Neurodiversity


The Week in Neurodiversity

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

Today’s host: Adrienne Marie Sassano!

(3 min 28 sec) In this episode, a Texas baby with Down syndrome will be included in this year’s National Down Syndrome Society’s Times Square Video, researchers from USC find a link between social media use and ADHD, swimmers with Down syndrome break records in Nova Scotia, and more!

[00:11] Let’s kick things off over in Texas, where a baby with Down syndrome has earned the honor of being included in this year’s National Down Syndrome Society’s Times Square Video.

[00:47] Next up, a senior community out of Oregon hosted a car show to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Association.

[01:14] Over in Nova Scotia, athletes with Down syndrome from all over the globe have gathered for the Down Syndrome World Swimming Championships.

[01:49] Next, Researchers at USC have found a unique link between social media and ADHD.

[02:15] And finally, Seattle Children’s has developed a new program to help reduce sports concussions.

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

Let’s kick things off over in Texas, where a baby with Down syndrome has earned the honor of being included in this year’s National Down Syndrome Society’s Times Square Video. https://www.kens5.com/article/news/local/local-baby-with-down-syndrome-earns-a-special-honor/273-576457253

Next up, a senior community out of Oregon hosted a car show to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Association. http://www.kezi.com/content/news/Senior-community-hosts-car-show-fundraiser-for-Alzheimers-Association-488857191.html

Over in Nova Scotia, athletes with Down syndrome from all over the globe have gathered for the Down Syndrome World Swimming Championships. https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/athletes-in-n-s-for-down-syndrome-world-swimming-championships-1.4023305

Next, Researchers at USC have found a unique link between social media and ADHD. https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/study-finds-heavy-tech-use-linked-to-adhd-1280625219695

And finally, Seattle Children’s has developed a new program to help reduce sports concussions. https://www.king5.com/article/news/health/childrens-healthlink/seattle-childrens-develops-safety-huddle-to-reduce-sports-concussions/281-575206483

 

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