Service Dogs For People With Alzheimer’s – Week In Neurodiversity (3/24/18)

Service Dogs for People with Alzheimer’s – Week in Neurodiversity (3/24/18)


The Week in Neurodiversity

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

Today’s host: Adrienne Marie Sassano!

(3 min 28 sec) In this episode Carson Daly opens up about his anxiety diagnosis, an Australian barber soothes a client with autism through song, and people with Alzheimer’s find relief through service dogs! These stories and more in this week’s edition!

[00:12] To kick things off, Carson Daly discusses his diagnoses of generalized anxiety disorder.

[00:39] Over in California, police officers trained with children on the autism spectrum for better understanding.

[01:12] Next, Lee Health discusses how to address childhood anxiety.

[01:39] Over in Australia, after two years of struggling with haircuts, a barber has found new ways to accommodate a young boy with autism, like singing to him.

[02:14] And finally, a couple out of Ohio has inspired Four Paws for Ability to start a new program for families impacted by Alzheimer’s.

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

To kick things off, Carson Daly discusses his diagnoses of generalized anxiety disorder. https://www.today.com/health/carson-daly-reveals-he-has-generalized-anxiety-disorder-t124608

Over in California, police officers trained with children on the autism spectrum for better understanding. http://abc13.com/society/california-police-department-training-alongside-kids-with-autism/3194693/

Next, Lee Health discusses how to address childhood anxiety. http://www.nbc-2.com/story/37702207/health-matters-addressing-childhood-anxiety

Over in Australia, after two years of struggling with haircuts, a barber has found new ways to accommodate a young boy with autism, like singing to him. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-03-13/video-captures-success-story-autistic-boy-haircut/9542342

And finally, a couple out of Ohio has inspired Four Paws for Ability to start a new program for families impacted by Alzheimer’s. https://www.daytondailynews.com/news/local/vandalia-couple-inspires-paws-train-alzheimer-assistance-dogs/MUiCznOgRiWB3xRmULLIMM/

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