“Game of Thrones” Star Discusses Intellectual Disability Stigma – Week in Neurodiversity (8/26/17)


The Week in Neurodiversity

The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by Yarlie Nicolas.

(3 mins 46 sec) In this episode, a man finds pickleball to help his Parkinson’s, Freddie Highmore is set to star as a doctor on the autism spectrum, and Jon Snow discusses disability advocacy! These stories and more in this week’s edition!

[00:12] Motorcyclists have raised money for autism awareness in their 13th annual Ride for Autism

[00:49] A man with Parkinson’s has found a game called pickleball to be one of his most helpful activities in fighting the disease.

[01:27] A family has created a camp called Zeno Mountain Farm, in order to give disabled teens a chance to express their creativity.

[01:54] Freddie Highmore is set to star as a doctor on the autism spectrum in the new ABC series “The Good Doctor,” that will be premiering next month.

[02:30] Game of Thrones star Kit Harington, whose cousin has autism and Down syndrome, discusses the importance of erasing the stigma for those with developmental and learning disabilities.

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

Motorcyclists have raised money for autism awareness in their 13th annual Ride for Autism http://www.fox2detroit.com/news/local-news/272366144-story

A man with Parkinson’s has found a game called pickleball to be one of his most helpful activities in fighting the disease. http://www.kbtx.com/content/news?article=439329793

A family has created a camp called Zeno Mountain Farm, in order to give disabled teens a chance to express their creativity. https://www.facebook.com/greatbigstory/videos/1722503974718695/

Freddie Highmore is set to star as a doctor on the autism spectrum in the new ABC series “The Good Doctor,” that will be premiering next month. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYlZDTru55g

Game of Thrones star Kit Harington, whose cousin has autism and Down syndrome, discusses the importance of erasing the stigma for those with developmental and learning disabilities. http://www.bbc.com/news/av/health-40807237/game-of-thrones-star-kit-harington-backs-care-pay-campaign

 

This video is owned by Different Brains Inc, kindly donated by it’s original producer PCE Media LLC.

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