Snoop Dogg And The NFL’s Demarcus Ware Raise ADHD Awareness – Week In Neurodiversity (3/17/18)

Snoop Dogg and the NFL’s Demarcus Ware Raise ADHD Awareness – Week in Neurodiversity (3/17/18)


The Week in Neurodiversity

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

Today’s host: Adrienne Marie Sassano!

(3 min 19 sec) In this episode, patients with Alzheimer’s find joy through singing, a man with Borderline Personality Disorder looks to end the stigma around mental illness, and which ex-football star is joining Snoop Dogg to create a song for ADHD empowerment? These stories and more in this week’s edition!

[00:12] Let’s kick things off in Kansas City, where a small gym has created a training center for those with Parkinson’s.

[00:42] Next up over in Minnesota, patients with Alzheimer’s have found joy through singing.

[01:10] Over in Missouri, a young man with Down syndrome was asked to prom by his best friend.

[01:32] Over in Iowa, a man with Borderline Personality Disorder is using his past experiences to help others in the community end the stigma around mental illness.

[02:07] And finally, former NFL star Demarcus Ware teamed with Snoop Dogg and Singing for Superheroes to create a song empowering children with ADHD.

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

Let’s kick things off in Kansas City, where a small gym has created a training center for those with Parkinson’s. https://www.kshb.com/news/local-news/local-gym-reaches-out-with-parkinsons-training-center

Next up over in Minnesota, patients with Alzheimer’s have found joy through singing. http://www.kaaltv.com/news/giving-a-voice-to-people-with-alzheimers/4812792/

Over in Missouri, a young man with Down syndrome was asked to prom by his best friend. http://www.kmov.com/story/37581153/local-teen-asks-best-friend-with-down-syndrome-to-prom

Over in Iowa, a man with Borderline Personality Disorder is using his past experiences to help others in the community end the stigma around mental illness. http://www.kcrg.com/content/news/Eastern-Iowa-man-asks-others-to-help-end-mental-illness-stigma-475452003.html

And finally, former NFL star Demarcus Ware teamed with Snoop Dogg and Singing for Superheroes to create a song empowering children with ADHD. https://www.denverpost.com/2018/02/26/demarcus-ware-snoop-dogg-music-video-adhd-awareness/

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