Painter with Down Syndrome Wows Art Community – Week in Neurodiversity (2/10/18)


The Week in Neurodiversity

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

Today’s host: Bret Segall-Abrams!

(3 min) In this episode, aerobics help improve symptoms of Alzheimer’s, families receive tattoos to raise money for Down syndrome, and an artist with Down syndrome draws a huge following! These stories and more in this week’s edition!

[00:11] Families received tattoos to raise funds, and show solidarity, for Down syndrome!

[00:44] Let’s look at how aerobics can help improve symptoms of Alzheimer’s!

[01:13] Kaiya Stone is an Oxford University graduate with dyslexia, ADHD, and dyspraxia who is looking to change the way society views learning difficulties.

[01:41] In Louisville, a painter with Down syndrome is gaining a huge following through her spectacular work!

[02:06] Remember the viral video of a high school student with Down syndrome, who made an incredible half court shot? Well he just did it again!

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

Families received tattoos to raise funds and solidarity for Down syndrome! http://fox40.com/2018/01/24/families-of-children-with-down-syndrome-get-solidarity-tattoos/

Let’s look at how aerobics can help improve symptoms of Alzheimer’s! https://www.wxyz.com/news/health/ask-dr-nandi/ask-dr-nandi-aerobic-exercise-may-delay-and-improve-alzheimers-symptoms

Kaiya Stone is an Oxford University graduate with dyslexia, ADHD, and dyspraxia who is looking to change the way society views learning difficulties. http://metro.co.uk/2018/01/24/meet-dyslexic-dyspraxic-adhd-oxford-graduate-changing-way-see-learning-difficulties-7255814/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1q9jZ2bxc3k

In Louisville, a painter with Down syndrome is gaining a huge following through her spectacular work! http://www.wdrb.com/story/37367057/louisville-painter-with-down-syndrome-gaining-following

Remember the viral video of a high school student with Down syndrome, who made an incredible half court shot? Well he just did it again! Let’s take a look! http://www.insideedition.com/teen-down-syndrome-makes-amazing-trick-shot-second-time-row-40307

 

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