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Toddler with Down Syndrome & Sister Sings “You Are My Sunshine” – Week in Neurodiversity (1/27/18)


The Week in Neurodiversity

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

Today’s host: Adrienne Marie Sassano!

(3 min 34 sec) In this episode, A college student with dyslexia learned 8 languages, a new online service is helping children on the autism spectrum, and have you seen this viral video of a girl singing with her younger brother with Down syndrome? These stories and more in this week’s edition!

[00:11] At the University of Michigan, a student with dyslexia managed to learn 8 different languages.

[00:42] An Irish man who has had depression for 30 years has created a car share plan to help people open up about the condition.

[01:17] A high school wrestler with Down syndrome has inspired his entire school while completing an undefeated season.

[01:52] A new online behavioral service that is the first of its kind is helping those with a child on the autism spectrum.

[02:26] A video of a toddler with Down syndrome singing “You Are my Sunshine” with his older sister has gone viral! Let’s take a look!

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

At the University of Michigan, a student with dyslexia managed to learn 8 different languages. http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2018/01/university_of_michigan_student_126.html

An Irish man who has had depression for 30 years has created a car share plan to help people open up about the condition. http://www.bbc.com/news/av/stories-42639398/car-share-driving-away-depression

A high school wrestler with Down syndrome has inspired his entire school while completing an undefeated season. http://fox2now.com/2018/01/16/high-school-wrestler-with-down-syndrome-completes-undefeated-season/

A new online behavioral service that is the first of its kind is helping those with a child on the autism spectrum. http://www.king5.com/article/news/health/new-online-service-for-families-facing-autism/281-508585381

A video of a toddler with Down syndrome singing “You Are my Sunshine” with his older sister has gone viral! Let’s take a look! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swo-I2Bl3zY

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