How Dogs In Chile Are Helping Kids With Autism At The Dentist – Week In Neurodiversity

How Dogs in Chile Are Helping Kids with Autism at the Dentist – 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 20 sec) In this episode, a middle schooler with Down syndrome scores for his soccer team, a Long Island teen with Tourette’s looks to raise awareness, and therapy dogs in Chile make a visit to the dentist easier for children on the autism spectrum! These stories and more in this week’s edition!

[00:11] Let’s start off in Texas, where a middle school student with Down syndrome scored a goal for his school soccer team.

[00:35] Next up, a ranch in Georgia has opened its gates to helping children with autism.

[01:06] In Long Island, New York, a teen with Tourette’s is looking to raise awareness for the disorder.

[01:37] Next, let’s check out how one device is helping those with Parkinson’s with tremors.

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

Let’s start off in Texas, where a middle school student with Down syndrome scored a goal for his school soccer team. https://www.wfaa.com/article/sports/young-man-with-down-syndrome-scores-memorable-goal/287-551122233

Next up, a ranch in Georgia has opened its gates to helping children with autism. https://wdef.com/2018/05/14/broken-heart-ranch-helps-kids-autism/

In Long Island, New York, a teen with Tourette’s is looking to raise awareness for the disorder. http://www.fox5ny.com/news/tourette-syndrome-awareness-teen

Next, let’s check out how one device is helping those with Parkinson’s with tremors. http://fox61.com/2018/05/10/helping-parkinsons-disease-patients-beyond-the-use-of-medication/

And finally, over in Chile, therapy dogs are helping children on the autism spectrum with the trips to the dentist. https://abcnews.go.com/International/therapy-dogs-helping-children-autism-stay-calm-dentists/story?id=55067416

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