The Week in Neurodiversity
The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by Mike Nickas.
In this episode, a girl with Asperger’s preaches a healthy lifestyle, a girl with Down syndrome video-bombs a news report, and have you heard about the barber in Brooklyn with Tourette’s?
FOR THE FULL STORIES:
Researchers teach teens with autism how to drive by using driving simulators – http://turnto10.com/features/health-landing-page/health-check-driving-with-autism
Army vet uses bowling to combat PTSD – http://abcnews4.com/news/local/army-veteran-uses-bowling-to-battle-ptsd
Girl with Down syndrome becomes a star after doing so during a lives news report goes viral – http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/girl-downs-syndrome-becomes-internet-8384851
New treatment called transcranial magnetic stimulation helps treat depression – http://www.click2houston.com/health/new-treatment-for-depression-shows-promise-for-patients
Man diagnosed with Tourette’s overcomes his struggles to become a barber – https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20151124/greenpoint/video-how-brooklyn-barber-overcomes-his-tourettes-diagnosis
Virtual reality is being used to treat those suffering from PTSD. – http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/treating-ptsd-virtual-reality-therapy-heal-trauma/story?id=38742665
This video is owned by Different Brains Inc, kindly donated by it’s original producer PCE Media LLC.
Mike Nickas received his Bachelor of Arts in Film and Multimedia Studies at Florida Atlantic University in December of 2015, and is currently pursuing his second BA at the University of South Florida in psychology with a minor in education. He is the former host of the online news show The Week in Neurodiversity. He also currently works for Dr. Mike Rizzo’s Child Provider Specialists in Weston, FL.