The Week in Neurodiversity
The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by Mike Nickas.
In this episode, a woman with dementia plays the piano, a boy with autism wins a world title in taekwondo, and what effect is Pokemon Go having on the neurodiverse community?
FOR THE FULL STORIES:
101-year-old woman with dementia still has ability to play piano
Detecting Alzheimer’s with Eye Exam – http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2016/07/12/Alzheimers-disease-may-be-detectable-using-eye-exam/9771468321176/
Video of Down syndrome couple’s proposal goes viral – http://www.foxnews.com/health/2016/07/11/video-down-syndrome-couples-proposal-goes-viral.html
Utah Boy with Autism Becomes World Champion in Taekwondo – http://ktla.com/2016/07/12/boy-with-autism-shatters-stereotypes-takes-world-title-in-taekwondo/
ADHD summer program helps kids focus, develop social skills –http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/local/williamson/brentwood/2016/06/29/adhd-summer-program-helps kids-focus-develop-social-skills/86134598/
New Pokemon Go app is helping many deal with anxiety and depression – http://news.nationalpost.com/news/world/pokemon-go-players-laud-game-for-bolstering-mental-health-and-encouraging-them-to-go-outdoors
Recommended Channel: Asperger Experts – https://www.youtube.com/user/AspergerExperts/videos
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.