(12 mins) In this episode, Dr. Hackie Reitman continues his conversation with private attorney for Special Education and Disability Law Kimberley Spire-Oh. She discusses the challenges of pregnancy with a seizure disorder, and gives advice for women with epilepsy that want to become mothers.
(3 min 45 sec) In this episode, a former high school athlete looks to improve concussion testing, special education students go on a virtual reality field trip, Kobe Bryant surprises a fan with Epilepsy on The View, and more!
(10 mins) In part one of a special two part episode, Hackie Reitman, M.D. presents a handful of the great neurodiverse guests the show has had in 2017, including Dr. Temple Grandin, Dr. Stephen Shore, David A. Grant, Jessica Thom, and more!
(3mins 33 sec) In this episode, an MRI machine helps a teen with epilepsy, a woman with Down syndrome goes for her 4th degree black belt, and Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert host the world’s first nonverbal talk show host to raise acceptance for autism! These stories and more in this week’s edition!
(3 mins 23 sec) In this episode, yellow pumpkins highlighted children with disabilities, a down syndrome entrepreneur has made a career out of socks, and Hamilton star praises Chicago’s epilepsy support! These stories and more in this week’s edition!
Virginia Morrison’s unwavering resolve catapulted her into the role of a leader at Orange Park High, where she received high scores on exams, taking advanced placement and early college courses as well.
(4 mins) In this episode, a teacher dyes his hair for a boy with epilepsy, a an 11-year-old with autism inspires others to overcome their fears by riding roller coasters, and a deaf woman gets a standing ovation with her performance on America’s Got Talent! These stories and more in this week’s edition!
(15 mins) In this episode, Hackie Reitman, M.D. speaks with Tom McGranahan, Jr. Tom has epilepsy and is a tireless advocate for awareness of the condition, and is also the author of Under Siege: Epilepsy in the Open.
In this episode, cognitive behavioral therapy is helping those with insomnia, a man with epilepsy climbs mountains, and an entrepreneur with Down syndrome sends baskets to families whose children also have the condition. All these and more in this week’s edition!
In this episode, a program helps children with autism learn to sail, robots assist with epilepsy, Jim Jeffries talks about having autism at age 36, and can parrots help with PTSD? All these stories in more in this week's episode!
This week in neurodiversity features Channing Tatum on the world's first talk show with a non-verbal autistic host, an epileptic buy realizes his gridiron dreams, and an autistic boy's reaction to Coldplay must be seen to be believed.
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