Neurodiverse Graduations Wow The Internet – Week In Neurodiversity

Neurodiverse Graduations Wow The Internet – 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 15 sec) In this episode, a dyslexic man works for change in New Zealand, a pair of neurodiverse graduation videos go viral, a family creates a virtual reality program for children with autism, and more!

[00:11] To kick things off, a high school graduate with autism gave an awe-inspiring speech to his class.

[00:47] Speaking of graduations, check out this viral video of a student with Down syndrome celebrating as he walks the stage at his high school graduation.

[01:10] Over in New Zealand, a 19-yr-old man with dyslexia who once hated school is now looking to help students with the same challenges.

[01:40] Next up, a new study shows of the benefits that service dogs have for those suffering from PTSD.

[02:05] And finally, a family has created a virtual reality program for children on the autism spectrum, which is now being tested in classrooms.

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

To kick things off, a high school graduate with autism gave an awe-inspiring speech to his class. https://www.facebook.com/NowThisNews/videos/1994661153957332/

Speaking of graduations, check out this viral video of a student with Down syndrome celebrating as he walks the stage at his high school graduation. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/carlos-neira-high-school-graduate-with-down-syndrome-jumping-across-stage-lee-high-school-midland-texas/

Over in New Zealand, a 19-yr-old man with dyslexia who once hated school is now looking to help students with the same challenges. https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/wellington-man-hated-school-due-dyslexia-creates-new-programme-help-kids?auto=5798447592001

Next up, a new study shows of the benefits that service dogs have for those suffering from PTSD. https://www.actionnewsjax.com/news/local/study-finds-service-dogs-beneficial-for-veterans-with-ptsd/768594021

And finally, a family has created a virtual reality program for children on the autism spectrum, which is now being tested in classrooms. https://www.facebook.com/aol/videos/1551966004930705/

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