How Autism Families Are Learning To Fly – Week In Neurodiversity (1/13/18)

How Autism Families Are Learning to Fly – Week in Neurodiversity (1/13/18)


The Week in Neurodiversity

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

Today’s host: Adrienne Marie Sassano!

(3 min 30 sec) In this episode, a Dallas company helps those with autism reach their full potential, Allergan releases a new campaign for Alzheimer’s, and a young girl with Asperger’s was in awe to receive this mega-gift made of 800 rolls of toilet paper! These stories and more in this week’s edition!

[00:11] In Dallas, Texas a company is looking to help those on the autism spectrum reach their full potential.

[00:43] A new tools has been created to help save those with dementia from wandering.

[01:12] Allergan has released a new Alzheimer’s campaign, asking caregivers to “hold on to hope.”

[01:34] Researchers are studying how ADHD may delay an autism diagnosis.

[02:01] Air Hollywood is helping families with loved ones on the autism spectrum build confidence when traveling.

[02:25] After asking only for toilet paper for Christmas, a young girl with Asperger’s was shocked to find an igloo made out of 800 rolls of toilet paper on Christmas morning.

 

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

In Dallas, Texas a company is looking to help those on the autism spectrum reach their full potential. http://www.wfaa.com/money/dallas-company-hires-those-on-autism-spectrum/504398978

A new tools has been created to help save those with dementia from wandering. http://wavy.com/2018/01/02/lifesaving-tools-to-protect-seniors-with-dementia-and-children-with-autism/

Allergan has released a new Alzheimer’s campaign, asking caregivers to “hold on to hope.” http://www.thedrum.com/news/2018/01/02/allergan-campaign-asks-alzheimer-s-caregivers-hold-hope

Researchers are studying how ADHD may delay an autism diagnosis. http://www.wndu.com/content/news/Researchers-to-study-how-ADHD-delays-autism-diagnosis-466852723.html

Air Hollywood is helping families with loved ones on the autism spectrum build confidence when traveling. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrbAZ3-wemI

After asking only for toilet paper for Christmas, a young girl with Asperger’s was shocked to find an igloo made out of 800 rolls of toilet paper on Christmas morning. https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/5251175/girl-eight-with-aspergers-overjoyed-with-igloo-made-out-of-toilet-paper-after-asking-santa-for-rolls-for-christmas/

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