Saturday Night Live Spreads Awareness of Borderline Personality Disorder – Week in Neurodiversity (10/21/17)


The Week in Neurodiversity

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

Today’s host: Adrienne Marie Sassano!

(4 mins 16 sec) In this episode, a retired businessman writes about his life with Parkinson’s, a walk to benefit Down syndrome raises $100,000, and SNL star Pete Davidson discusses his diagnosis of borderline personality disorder! These stories and more in this week’s edition!

[00:12] In Arizona a vocational training program is teaching adults on the autism spectrum the skills they need to the work force.

[00:41] Author and retired businessman Larry Schneiderman is now writing about life after his Parkinson’s diagnosis.

[01:18] In Wisconsin a walk to raise Down syndrome awareness and brought in over $100,000!

[01:45] In North Carolina, over 20 acres will be used to create a healing place for combat veterans dealing with PTSD.

[02:21] Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson discussed his diagnosis of borderline personality disorder on the show’s weekend update segment.

 

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

In Arizona a vocational training program is teaching adults on the autism spectrum the skills they need to the work force. http://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/central-phoenix/valley-program-trains-adults-with-autism-for-workforce

Author and retired businessman Larry Schneiderman is now writing about life after his Parkinson’s diagnosis. http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2017/10/10/minnesotan-to-meet-larry-schneiderman/

In Wisconsin a walk to raise Down syndrome awareness and brought in over $100,000! http://www.wbay.com/content/news/Down-syndrome-walk-raises-thousands-for-research-and-programs-450100743.html

Over in North Carolina, over 20 acres will be used to create a healing place for combat veterans dealing with PTSD. http://wlos.com/news/local/local-ranch-set-to-help-combat-veterans-with-ptsd

Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson discussed his diagnosis of borderline personality disorder on the show’s weekend update segment. http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/tv/pete-davidson-discusses-depression-diagnosis-snl-article-1.3548695

 

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