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Week In Neurodiversity – Shark Tank Star Opens Up About Dyslexia (07/15/16)


The Week in Neurodiversity

The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by Mike Nickas.

 

In this episode a young woman with Asperger’s creates her own business, a new device may help those with Parkinson’s, and a Shark Tank star discusses his dyslexia.

[00:09] An Entrepreneur with Asperger’s launches food truck to help employ the neurodiverse

[00:46] New autism study documents brain changes over time and how beneficial early intervention is

[01:16] Innovative Motion-tracking Device to Assist Patients with Parkinson’s

[01:40] Mothers hike together to battle postpartum depression

[02:13] Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary recounts his experiences with dyslexia

[02:37] Young man with Down’s Syndrome lands his dream job after posting video online

[03:02] Recommended channel- Everything Toys Autism

 

 

FOR THE FULL STORIES:

An Entrepreneur with Asperger’s launches food truck to help employ the neurodiverse: http://www.newschannel5.com/news/entrepreneur-with-aspergers-to-launch-food-truck-for-a-cause

New autism study documents brain changes over time: http://www.wndu.com/content/news/New-autism-study-documents-brain-changes-over-time-how-early-intervention-may-help-385246801.html

Innovative Motion-tracking Device to Assist Patients with Parkinson’s: http://www.upenn.edu/spotlights/assisting-parkinsons-patients-innovative-motion-tracking-device

Mothers hike together to battle postpartum depression: http://www.wcsh6.com/news/health/mothers-hike-together-to-battle-postpartum-depression/264691116

Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary recounts his experiences with dyslexia: http://www.cnn.com/2016/06/08/health/turning-points-kevin-oleary/

Young man with Down’s Syndrome lands his dream job after posting video online: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/young-man-downs-syndrome-desperate-8309773

Recommended channel:

Everything Toys Autism: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeRXGoTBAjqO6ktPOGYvzkA/feed

This video is owned by Different Brains Inc, kindly donated by it’s original producer PCE Media LLC.

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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.

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