Can Instagram Cause Anxiety and Depression? – Week in Neurodiversity (11/11/17)


The Week in Neurodiversity

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

Today’s host: Adrienne Marie Sassano!

(3 mins 43 sec) In this episode, a man with Down Syndrome gives a speech to Congress about life with the condition, Jennifer Lewis from Black-ish discusses her bipolar disorder diagnosis, and how can Instagram create anxiety and depression for teens? These stories and more in this week’s edition!

[00:11] My Little Villagers has published a video called “Take My hand”, where a young girl poetically describes what it’s like to live with ADHD.

[00:41] Frank Stephens of the Global Down Syndrome Foundation gave a moving speech on his life experience to Congress.

[01:17] Jenifer Lewis from ABC’s Black-ish Opens Up About Her Battle with Bipolar Disorder.

[01:53] Psychologists discuss how Instagram is causing anxiety and depression in teens.

[02:27] Various celebrities such as former pro wrestler Diamond Dallas Page, olympic gold medalist Simone Biles, and lieutenant governor of California Gavin Newsom talk with children about growing up with Dyslexia and ADHD.

 

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

My Little Villagers has published a video called “Take My hand”, where a young girl poetically describes what it’s like to live with ADHD. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WddfBzE1AuU&t=69s

Frank Stephens of the Global Down Syndrome Foundation gave a moving speech on his life experience to Congress. https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2017/10/31/frank_stephens_i_am_a_man_with_down_syndrome_and_my_life_is_worth_living.html

Jenifer Lewis from ABC’s Black-ish Opens Up About Her Battle with Bipolar Disorder. http://people.com/tv/blackish-jenifer-lewis-sex-addiction-bipolar-disorder-book-interview/

Psychologists discuss how Instagram is causing anxiety and depression in teens. http://www.ktuu.com/content/news/454510983.html

Various celebrities such as former pro wrestler Diamond Dallas Page, olympic gold medalist Simone Biles, and lieutenant governor of California Gavin Newsom talk with children about growing up with Dyslexia and ADHD. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngaj7GK-CGE and http://understood.org/

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