14 Year Old Girl Develops Alzheimer’s App – Week In Neurodiversity (2/24/18)

14 Year Old Girl Develops Alzheimer’s App – Week in Neurodiversity (2/24/18)


The Week in Neurodiversity

The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by the DifferentBrains.org staff.

Today’s host: Adrienne Marie Sassano!

(3 min 24 sec) In this episode, a student with autism leads a yoga class of over 1,000 peers, a husband continues a Valentine’s Day tradition for his wife with dementia, and a 14-yr-old girl creates an app for those with Alzheimer’s! These stories and more in this week’s edition!

[00:12] In Boca Raton, Florida a student with autism led a yoga class of over 1,000 students!

[00:49] A husband has continued the 39-year-old tradition of bringing his wife with dementia her favorite chocolates on Valentine’s Day.

[01:15] Three female Olympian athletes are pledging to donate their brains for concussion research.

[01:46] Over in Western Michigan, a middle school teacher is creating a project to raise awareness for those with Down syndrome.

[02:12] A 14-year-old girl is developing an app for individuals with Alzheimer’s.

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

In Boca Raton, Florida a student with autism led a yoga class of over 1,000 students! http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/education/fl-pb-schools-boca-high-yoga-20180208-story.html/

A husband has continued the 39-year-old tradition of bringing his wife with dementia her favorite chocolates on Valentine’s Day. http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/husband-continues-sweet-valentines-day-tradition-wife-dementia/story?id=53028516

Three female Olympian athletes are pledging to donate their brains for concussion research. http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Wellness/female-olympians-pledge-donate-brains-concussion-research/story?id=52878103/

Over in Western Michigan, a middle school teacher is creating a project to raise awareness for those with Down syndrome. http://fox17online.com/2018/02/13/muskegon-students-raising-awareness-for-people-with-down-syndrome/

A 14-year-old girl is developing an app for individuals with Alzheimer’s. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/young-coder-sparks-timeless-memories-for-people-with-alzheimers/

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