Colorado Community Comes Together For Birthday Girl With Autism – Week In Neurodiversity

Colorado Community Comes Together for Birthday Girl with Autism – Week in Neurodiversity


The Week in Neurodiversity

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

Today’s host: Jonathan Nieves!

(3 min 24 sec) In this episode, a lady and her service dog inspire new laws for those with PTSD, a 3-year-old with Down syndrome enters the Baby Miss American USA Patriot Pageant, and a Colorado community comes together for a girl with autism’s birthday party! These stories and more in this week’s edition!

[00:12] To kick things off, let’s meet the lady and the dog behind the new law in Mississippi allowing service animals for those with PTSD!

[00:45] Next up, one mother shares how sign language completely changed the relationship between her and her son on the autism spectrum.

[01:18] A 3-year-old with Down syndrome will be competing in the Baby Miss American USA Patriot Pageant.

[01:39] Neurologist Dr. Wendy Suzuki discusses how exercise could delay symptoms of early onset Alzheimer’s.

[02:14] And finally, check out how this Colorado community came together for an eleven-year-old girl with autism’s birthday!

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

To kick things off, let’s meet the lady and her service dog behind the new law in Mississippi allowing service animals for those with PTSD! https://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/politics/2018/03/15/veteran-behind-mississippis-new-law-allowing-service-animals-those-ptsd/423591002/

Next up, one mother shares how sign language completely changed the relationship between her and her son on the autism spectrum. https://www.facebook.com/60SecDocs/videos/1920521694927319/

A 3-year-old with Down syndrome will be competing in the Baby Miss American USA Patriot Pageant. http://www.13abc.com/content/news/Down-Syndrome-Baby-Competes-For-National-Beauty-Title–477008993.html

Neurologist Dr. Wendy Suzuki discusses how exercise could delay symptoms of early onset Alzheimer’s. http://www.wcvb.com/article/could-exercise-delay-onset-of-alzheimer-s/19459728

And finally, check out how this Colorado community came together for an eleven-year-old girl with autism’s birthday! http://denver.cbslocal.com/2018/03/14/karate-class-longmont-autism/

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