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The 11 Year Old Scrabble Master With Autism

(3 min 31 sec) In this episode: a boy with dyslexia starts a “reading for dogs program,” young adults with Down syndrome are empowered through photography, a boy with autism develops a passion for scrabble, and more!

[00:10] To kick things off, a boy with dyslexia has started a “reading for dogs” program. https://wgno.com/2018/12/31/10-year-old-boy-with-dyslexia-starts-reading-for-dogs-program/
[00:40] Next up, Brittany Riggs is a young woman with Down syndrome who is also a super fan of the University of Central Florida football team. Since Brittany couldn’t attend the Fiesta due to health issues, the players from the team came together to send her a message. https://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/ucf-knights/fiesta-bowl/os-sp-ucf-fiesta-bowl-fan-tribute-0101-story.html
[01:20] And over in Brazil, Young adults with Down syndrome are being empowered through photography. https://america.cgtn.com/2018/12/30/empowering-kids-with-down-syndrome-through-photography
[01:53] Now, let’s take a look at how our diet may affect depression. https://www.wndu.com/content/news/Mood-foods-the-link-between-depression-and-diet-503626311.html
[02:22] And finally, a young boy with autism has developed a unique passion for Scrabble. https://www.ksat.com/news/whats-up-south-texas-boy-on-autism-spectrum-dominates-the-game-of-scrabble

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