Temple Grandin Discusses Growing Up With Autism – The Week in Neurodiversity (6/24/17)


The Week in Neurodiversity

The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by Mike Nickas.

(3mins 51sec) In this episode, tandem bicycling is helping those with Parkinson’s, Temple Grandin discusses growing up with autism, and how did a little leaguer with Down syndrome get to live his dream? These stories and more in this week’s edition!

[00:12] In Seattle a tandem cycling class is helping those with Parkinson’s.

[00:44] A teenager with Down syndrome has transformed his life through bodybuilding.

[01:16] Activists in Montana held a rally in the state capitol for Dyslexia Awareness.

[01:36] Temple Grandin discusses growing up with autism and the importance of harnessing hyper interests.

[02:15] A Missouri coffee shop is offering a whole new blend in honor of Alzheimer’s and brain awareness month.

[02:50] A little leaguer with Down syndrome got to live his dream during by getting on base and striking out the final batter of the season.

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

In Seattle a tandem cycling class is helping those with Parkinson’s. http://q13fox.com/2017/06/07/how-this-tandem-cycling-class-is-helping-people-with-parkinsons-disease/

A teenager with Down syndrome has transformed his life through bodybuilding. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/bodybuilding-builds-pride-confidence-teen-syndrome/

Activists in Montana held a rally in the state capitol for Dyslexia Awareness. http://www.kxlf.com/story/35664721/dyslexia-awareness-rally-held-at-the-capitol

Temple Grandin discusses growing up with autism and the importance of harnessing hyper interests. http://fox8.com/2017/06/15/a-rare-peek-inside-an-autistic-mind-temple-grandin-explains-what-autism-feels-like/

A Missouri coffee shop is offering a whole new blend in honor of Alzheimer’s and brain awareness month. http://fox2now.com/2017/06/15/park-avenue-coffees-new-blend/

A little leaguer with Down syndrome got to live his dream during by getting on base and striking out the final batter of the season. http://www.ajc.com/news/national/little-league-player-with-down-syndrome-has-dream-come-true/JLasFm0IIxR13P3RYeT05H/

This video is owned by Different Brains Inc, kindly donated by it’s original producer PCE Media LLC.

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Mike Nickas received his Bachelor of Arts in Film and Multimedia Studies at Florida Atlantic University in December of 2015, and is currently pursuing an education in the fields of neuropsychology and special education. He is the host of the online news show The Week in Neurodiversity, and author of the column Notions by Nickas. He also currently works as a camp counselor at Dr. Mike Rizzo’s Child Provider Specialists in Weston, FL.
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Mike Nickas

Mike Nickas received his Bachelor of Arts in Film and Multimedia Studies at Florida Atlantic University in December of 2015, and is currently pursuing an education in the fields of neuropsychology and special education. He is the host of the online news show The Week in Neurodiversity, and author of the column Notions by Nickas. He also currently works as a camp counselor at Dr. Mike Rizzo’s Child Provider Specialists in Weston, FL.

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