Week in Neurodiversity (4/9/16)


The Week in Neurodiversity

Millennial Neurodiversity News

Hosted by Matthew Ryan.

The Week in Neurodiversity highlights recent news stories that speak to the differences in our brains.

Hosted by Matthew Ryan.

In this episode-
[00:09] Teen with Down syndrome shares moment she learns of college acceptance
[00:26] Simple blood test may someday be used to detect concussions
[00:52] Electric patch helps some people with PTSD in small study
[01:10] New eye-tracking test could help spot autism earlier
[01:29] Film depicts life with OCD
[01:53] Apple’s new short film starring autistic teen shows how tech transforms lives
[02:12] Video recommendation: The National Autistic Society
For more about neurodiversity, and for the longer videos on these stories click below:

Teen with Down syndrome shares moment she learns of college acceptance: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/04/03/got-in-teen-with-down-syndrome-shares-moment-learns-college-acceptance.html
Simple blood test may someday be used to detect concussionshttp://www.usnews.com/news/sports/articles/2016-03-28/blood-test-for-concussions-researchers-report-some-progress
Electric patch helps some people with PTSD in small study: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2016/02/08/electric-patch-helps-some-people-with-ptsd-in-small-study.html
New eye-tracking test could help spot autism earlier: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/a-new-eye-tracing-test-could-help-diagnose-autism-earlier-than-ever-a6967371.html
Film depicts life with OCDhttp://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/entertainment/your-brisbane/film-depicts-nightmare-of-living-with-ocd-20160327-gnru4e
Apple’s new short film starring autistic teen shows how tech transforms lives: http://mashable.com/2016/04/02/apple-autism-dillan/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=velocity&utm_source=newsletter&utm_cid=mash-prod-email-velocity-alert&utm_emailalert=viral#daBSGJsLNaqU

 

Video recommendation

The National Autistic Society: https://www.youtube.com/user/NationalAutisticSoc

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Matthew Ryan hosts the online news show the Week in Neurodiversity, thinks he knows something about social media marketing, and fits-out whenever the opportunity presents itself; A different brains philosopher.
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Matthew Ryan

Matthew Ryan hosts the online news show the Week in Neurodiversity, thinks he knows something about social media marketing, and fits-out whenever the opportunity presents itself; A different brains philosopher.

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