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UK Wowed By Dance Group With Autism

The Week in Neurodiversity

The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by the Different Brains Inc. interns.

Today’s host: Adrienne Sassano

(3 min 16 sec) In this episode, a chef with Down syndrome dedicates her cookbook to her late best friend, a dance group with autism inspires TV audiences, a Microsoft Super Bowl Commercial warms hearts everywhere, and more!

[00:12] To kick things off, let’s take a look at how a dance group on the autism spectrum is inspiring others the British show “The Greatest Dancer”! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jskrIjwIxsk
[00:50] Next up, a chef with Down syndrome has written a cookbook dedicated to her late best friend. https://www.wlwt.com/article/cookbook-chef-down-syndrome/26135314
[01:20] Over in Georgia, Alzheimer’s advocates headed to Atlanta to turn the state capital purple. http://www.wtvm.com/2019/02/05/local-alzheimers-disease-advocates-head-atlanta-turn-capitol-purple/
[01:43] Next up, the Bismarck YMCA is offering swimming lessons for those on the autism spectrum. https://www.kfyrtv.com/content/news/YMCA-autism-and-sensory-disorder-swim-class-505174481.html
[02:12] And finally, Microsoft aired a Super Bowl commercial for the new XBOX Adaptive Controller for those with disabilities, and it warmed hearts everywhere! https://youtu.be/_YISTzpLXCY

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