(VIDEO - 3 min 42 sec) In this episode: Down Syndrome of Louisville performs a tribute to the Backstreet Boys, Snow White makes the day of a child with autism, Bill Hader opens up about anxiety, and more!
(VIDEO - 3 min 41 sec) In this episode: a woman with Down syndrome becomes a mail carrier for a day, a man with ALS raises over $50,000 for the ALS Association, a pair of kids help a boy with cerebral palsy walk & more!
(VIDEO - 3 min 38 sec) In this episode: we meet an improv group made entirely of performers with Down syndrome, a woman with Parkinson’s was surprised with a service dog on Good Morning America, and more!
(VIDEO - 23 minutes) In this episode, Dr. Hackie Reitman talks with Dr. Cholet Josue, a psychiatrist, a neuroscientist, a physician, and author of the book “12 Unending Summers: Memoir of an Immigrant Child”.
(VIDEO - 3min 33sec) In this episode: a personal trainer starts a program for kids on the autism spectrum, Eagles Quarterback Carson Wentz makes the day of a fan with a rare genetic disorder, and more!
(AUDIO - 32 minutes) In this episode, hosts Haley Moss and Dr. Lori Butts welcome self-advocate Dani Bowman. They discuss Dani’s history in animation, her creative process, and ways other people on the spectrum can succeed in following their dreams.
(VIDEO - 3 min 32 sec) In this episode: a Baltimore nightclub offers inclusion to those with disabilities, Parkinson’s patients get loud for therapy, a woman with cerebral palsy competes in the Miss Colorado pageant, and more!
(VIDEO - 27 minutes) Hackie Reitman, M.D. explores acculturation with Pei Fen Li, Ph.D. Dr. Li defines acculturation from a psychological perspective, discusses autism support in Taiwan, and explores cultural differences.
Scientists at the Van Andel Research Institute have located a region of vital genetic control markers called epigenes that may help bring about more effective screening methods and treatments for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
(VIDEO - 27 mins) Dr. Hackie Reitman talks with autism and sexuality expert Amy Gravino. Amy discusses her diagnosis, the deficit in sex education for people on the spectrum, and some of the challenges women with autism face in the community.
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