The Week in Neurodiversity
The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by Mike Nickas.
In this episode, a young man with Down syndrome scores a touchdown, bee venom is helping those with Parkinson’s, and what did Michael Jordan do for a fan with autism? All these stories and more!
[00:14] Artist with Asperger’s has life changed from TV
[00:48] Bee venom provides relief for people Parkinson’s
[01:12] Student with Down’s Syndrome scores touchdown, teams celebrate
[01:46] Alzheimer’s patients in San Diego receive device to help keep them safe
[02:13] Warriors’ Ascent charity event helps veterans and first responders deal with PTSD
[02:39] Michael Jordan sends gear to fan with autism
[03:31] Different Brains™ founder Hackie Reitman M.D. at the USAAA World Conference
FOR THE FULL STORIES AND VIDEOS:
Artist with Asperger’s has life changed from TV acting – http://www.itv.com/news/wales/2016-08-17/brilliant-artist-chris-baker-has-aspergers-being-on-tv-changed-his-life/
Bee venom provides relief for people Parkinson’s – http://wgntv.com/2016/08/17/bee-venom-therapy-provides-unique-relief-to-parkinsons-sufferers/
Student with Down’s Syndrome scores touchdown, teams celebrate – http://www.insideedition.com/headlines/18148-teams-celebrate-as-teen-with-down-syndrome-scores-touchdown-the-sportsmanship-was-incredible
Alzheimer’s patients in San Diego receive device to help keep them safe – http://www.10news.com/news/families-of-alzheimers-patients-receive-life-saving-device
Warriors’ Ascent charity event helps veterans and first responders deal with PTSD – http://www.kmbc.com/9-can-help/warriors-ascent-helps-veterans-first-responders-deal-with-ptsd/41248668
Michael Jordan sends gear to fan with autism – http://ballislife.com/michael-jordan-calls-sends-gear-to-viral-mj-fan-with-autism/
For more on the USAAA World Conference: www.usautism.org
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.