Employee With Down Syndrome Celebrates 25 Years At Dunkin Donuts – Week In Neurodiversity

Employee with Down Syndrome Celebrates 25 Years at Dunkin Donuts – Week in Neurodiversity


The Week in Neurodiversity

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

Today’s host: Adrienne Marie Sassano!

(3 min 33 sec) In this episode, best-selling author Sarah Wilson discusses anxiety with Carson Daily, a young woman discusses her life with ALS, children with Down syndrome get to play football with the McCaffreys, and much more!

[00:11] To kick things off, a Dunkin’ Donuts employee with Down syndrome is celebrating 25 years with the company.

[00:40] Next up, a young woman discusses what it’s like for her living with ALS.

[00:58] Over in Texas, a coffee shop is hiring employees with Down syndrome and cerebral palsy.

[01:26] Best-selling author Sarah Wilson sat down with Carson Daily to discuss how she copes with anxiety.

[01:53] Over in Washington, a fitness instructor has created a web-based training program for those with Parkinson’s.

[02:22] And finally, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation got to host a football game with the famous football family, the McCaffreys, for children with Down syndrome.

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

To kick things off, a Dunkin’ Donuts employee with Down syndrome is celebrating 25 years with the company. https://www.wytv.com/news/local-news/dunkin-donuts-employee-with-down-syndrome-celebrates-25-years-of-work/1259060267

Next up, a young woman discusses what it’s like for her living with ALS. https://www.facebook.com/buzzfeedfyi/videos/622477421469266/

Over in Texas, a coffee shop is hiring employees with Down syndrome and cerebral palsy. https://www.wusa9.com/video/syndication/heartthreads/coffee-shop-employs-staff-with-down-syndrome-and-cerebral-palsy/65-8166643

Best-selling author Sarah Wilson sat down with Carson Daily to discuss how she copes with anxiety. https://www.today.com/health/how-feel-liberated-anxiety-t131237

Over in Washington, a fitness instructor has created a web-based training program for those with Parkinson’s. https://www.king5.com/article/news/health/parkinsons-fitness-project-geared-toward-slowing-diseases-progression/281-567433951

And finally, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation got to host a football game with the famous football family, the McCaffreys, for children with Down syndrome. https://denver.cbslocal.com/2018/06/23/down-syndrome-football-mccaffrey/

 

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