Kobe Bryant Surprises A Fan With Epilepsy – Week In Neurodiversity

Kobe Bryant Surprises a Fan with Epilepsy – 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 45 sec) In this episode, a former high school athlete looks to improve concussion testing, special education students go on a virtual reality field trip, and Kobe Bryant surprises a fan with Epilepsy on The View! These stories and more in this week’s edition!

[00:12] To kick things off, a high school student-athlete who suffered a career-ending concussion is now looking to raise money for testing.

[00:47] Next up, a young man with Down syndrome celebrates in style after hitting a home run.

[01:04] When a 49-year-old woman became unsure of her future after her Alzheimer’s diagnosis, UK’s The Sun looked to give her a very special day.

[01:36] Next, special education students were able to go on a field trip through virtual reality.

[02:04] A young girl with nonverbal autism spoke her first word, and it left her mother in awe.

[02:34] And finally, Kobe Bryant surprised a young fan with Epilepsy on The View.

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

To kick things off, a high school student-athlete who suffered a career-ending concussion is now looking to raise money for testing. https://www.wcnc.com/article/news/investigations/investigators/local-student-raises-money-for-concussion-tests/275-552344824

Next up, a young man with Down syndrome celebrates in style after hitting a home run. http://fox8.com/2018/05/16/baseball-player-with-down-syndrome-celebrates-home-run-with-awesome-dance-moves/

When a 49-year-old woman became unsure of her future after her Alzheimer’s diagnosis, UK’s The Sun looked to give her a very special day. https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/6289310/putting-it-right-alzheimers-wedding/

Next, special education students were able to go on a field trip through virtual reality. https://www.facebook.com/NowThisFuture/videos/2109370235770812/

A young girl with nonverbal autism spoke her first word, and it left her mother in awe. http://wqad.com/2018/05/21/did-you-say-mama-5-year-old-with-nonverbal-autism-says-first-word-surprising-parents/

And finally, Kobe Bryant surprised a young fan with Epilepsy on The View. https://ftw.usatoday.com/2018/05/kobe-bryants-surprise-for-an-inspiring-6-year-old-with-epilepsy

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