(3 min 19 sec) Patients with Alzheimer’s find joy through singing, a man with Borderline Personality Disorder looks to end the stigma around mental illness, an ex-football star and Snoop Dogg create a song for ADHD empowerment, and more!
(3 min) In this episode, aerobics help improve symptoms of Alzheimer’s, families receive tattoos are Down syndrome solidarity, and an artist with Down syndrome draws a huge following! These stories and more in this week’s edition!
(3 min 30 sec) In this episode, a Dallas company helps those with autism reach their full potential, a young girl with Asperger’s receives this mega-gift made of 800 rolls of toilet paper, and more in this week’s edition!
(11 minutes) In part two of a special two part year-in-review episode, Hackie Reitman, M.D. presents words of wisdom from parents, researchers, specialists and advocates that are working to help create a world of acceptance for those of us with different brains, including Dr. Chris Stout, Dr. Bankole A. Johnson, Dr. Gail Saltz, and many more!
(3 mins 43 sec) In this episode, a man with Down Syndrome gives a speech to Congress about life with the condition, Jennifer Lewis from Black-ish discusses her bipolar disorder diagnosis, and how can Instagram create anxiety and depression for teens?
(21 mins) In this special 100th episode, Hackie Reitman, M.D. explains what Different Brains® stands for through the words of some of our amazing past guests. Featuring Dr. Temple Grandin, Dr. Bankole Johnson Dr. Stephen Shore, Dr. Steve Perlman, Michael Alessandri Dr. J.R. Harding, Jessica Thom, Dr. Gail Saltz, and many more!
Researchers may now be able to improve upon their understanding as well as the methods in which they assess attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), by monitoring tiny movements within the eyes.
(4 mins) In this episode, a teacher dyes his hair for a boy with epilepsy, a an 11-year-old with autism inspires others to overcome their fears by riding roller coasters, and a deaf woman gets a standing ovation with her performance on America’s Got Talent! These stories and more in this week’s edition!
(3 mins 52 sec) In this episode, a comedian uses his Asperger’s diagnosis to his advantage, fashion students hold a fashion show for children with Down syndrome, and former baseball player Kirk Gibson discusses living with Parkinson’s! These stories and more in this week’s edition!
(3 mins 28 sec) In this episode, a doctor raps for concussion awareness, a boy with Down syndrome opens up a cupcake shop, and Emma Stone and Michael Phelps speak about mental health awareness for the Child Mind Institute! These stories and more in this week’s episode!
(3 mins 54 sec) In this episode, Boy Meets World star Rider Strong makes the birthday wish of a boy with Down syndrome come true, Project UROK runs a beauty ad for anxiety, and Lady Gaga and prince Harry come together to talk mental health! These stories and more in this week’s edition!
(4 mins) In this episode, a yoga class is helping those with autism, a new app is keeping kids with ADHD focused, and how has this viral prom proposal vid inspired others to contribute to the special occasion? These stories and more in this week’s edition!
In this special episode of Exploring Different Brains, Hackie Reitman, M.D. discusses ways to overcome the learning challenges presented by dyslexia and ADHD with Dr. Matthew Schneps, Elizabeth Wilkinson, Sue Kahn, and Shawn Smith.
A 2012 study from the Federal University of Santa Catarina recommends that caffeine could be useful as an aid for symptoms of ADHD, normalizing levels of dopamine and improving the attentiveness of the patient- but with caution.
(7 minutes 40 seconds) In honor of the end of the year, we cover our top ten stories of 2016, featuring Michael J. Fox jamming with Dave Matthews for Parkinson’s awareness, Michael Jordan surprising a fan with autism, and the story of Daniel the therapy duck! These stories and more in this week’s episode!
In this episode, kids are meeting Santa in malls all over the country in a sensory-friendly environment, kids with ADHD get to run around to help them learn, and NFL Hall of Famer Charles Haley talks about Bipolar Disorder.
In this episode, a rapper with autism releases his debut album, models with Down syndrome have a fashion walk with the stars, and Selena Gomez gives a speech on mental health at the AMAs! These stories and more in this week’s episode!
In this episode, cognitive behavioral therapy is helping those with insomnia, a man with epilepsy climbs mountains, and an entrepreneur with Down syndrome sends baskets to families whose children also have the condition. All these and more in this week’s edition!
This week in neurodiversity features Kristen Bell discussing her issues with anxiety, a Vine comedian opens up about bi-polar and depression, and a new program hopes to use boxing to fight Parkinson's disease.
This week in neurodiversity features Irish snapchat star James Kavanagh, Nick Lachey and Bruno Mars' autism awareness contribution, and a robot designed to help autistic children improve their social skills.
Hosted by Matthew Ryan.
Different Brains ® is a 501C3 nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the understanding and acceptance of the basic variations in the human brain known as neurodiversity; ending the stigma attached to the related diagnoses and treatment; uniting silos of resources and research whose goals could be better achieved through collaboration; offering support to families and caregivers; and improving the lives and maximizing the potential of those whose brains may be different.