Girl With Down Syndrome Joins Harlem Globetrotters – Week In Neurodiversity (3/10/18)

Girl with Down Syndrome Joins Harlem Globetrotters – Week in Neurodiversity (3/10/18)


The Week in Neurodiversity

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

Today’s host: Jonathan Nieves!

(3min 26sec) In this episode, a man with ADHD opens a boxing gym for kids with the same challenges, a high school student with Down syndrome joins the Harlem Globetrotters, and a man with Parkinson’s hosts an indoor adventures event for those with the condition! These stories and more in this week’s edition!

[00:11] Let’s kick things off over in Massachusetts, where a man who was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 4 has opened a boxing gym to help children battling the same challenges.

[00:43] Kate Spadaro is a high school student with Down syndrome who is now the newest member of the Harlem Globetrotters.

[01:15] Dr. Kevin Brown joined FOX 2 in St. Louis to discuss new research for Tourette’s.

[01:43] Andy Miyares is a 34-yr-old with Down syndrome who has found success through his passion for swimming.

[02:16] And finally over in Idaho, a man with Parkinson’s has helped to create an event at an indoor adventures park for those facing the condition.

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

Let’s kick things off over in Massachusetts, where a man who was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 4 has opened a boxing gym to help children battling the same challenges.

http://wpri.com/2018/02/22/taunton-boxer-opens-gym-focusing-on-helping-children-with-adhd/

Kate Spadaro is a high school student with Down syndrome who is now the newest member of the Harlem Globetrotters.

http://www.tmz.com/2018/02/23/harlem-globetrotters-high-school-girl-kate-down-syndrome/

Dr. Kevin Brown joined FOX 2 in St. Louis to discuss new research for Tourette’s.

http://fox2now.com/2017/11/13/expert-discusses-tourette-syndrome-and-tic-disorders/

Andy Miyares is a 34-yr-old with Down syndrome who has found success through his passion for swimming.

http://miami.cbslocal.com/2018/02/26/moving-u-down-syndrome-didnt-keep-this-swimmer-from-becoming-an-olympian/

And finally over in Idaho, a man with Parkinson’s has helped to create an event at an indoor adventures park for those facing the condition.

http://www.krem.com/news/meridian-adventure-park-hosts-special-events-for-parkinsons-patients/523396966

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