Washington’s First Lobbyist With Down Syndrome – Week In Neurodiversity

Washington’s First Lobbyist With Down Syndrome – Week in Neurodiversity


The Week in Neurodiversity

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

Today’s host: Adrienne Marie Sassano!

(3 min 24 sec) In this episode, a UK café hires people on the autism spectrum, an 11-yr-old creates a lemonade stand for her brother with Tourette’s, and we meet the first Washington lobbyist with Down syndrome, and more!

[00:11] To kick things off, let’s take a look at Longfellow’s—a café in the UK that hires those on the autism spectrum!

[00:39] Next up, Collin Clarke is a 25-old- bodybuilder with Down syndrome who is looking to be an inspiration for others.

[01:13] Let’s move over to North Dakota, where an 11-yr-old girl created a lemonade stand for her brother with Tourette’s.

[01:46] Next, a blind girl with autism played guitar for the first time, and her reaction was incredible.

[02:14] And finally, let’s meet the first Washington lobbyist with Down syndrome!

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

To kick things off, let’s take a look at Longfellow’s—a café in the UK that hires those on the autism spectrum! https://www.facebook.com/bbcradiobristol/videos/1779680375422394/

Next up, Collin Clarke is a 25-old- bodybuilder with Down syndrome who is looking to be an inspiration for others. https://www.courierpress.com/story/life/2018/06/01/bodybuilder-collin-clarke-overcomes-down-syndrome-inspire-others/656934002/

Let’s move over to North Dakota, where an 11-yr-old girl created a lemonade stand for her brother with Tourette’s. https://www.wday.com/news/4455321-moorhead-11-year-old-raises-money-non-profit-selling-lemonade

Next, a blind girl with autism played guitar for the first time, and her reaction was incredible. https://www.facebook.com/RomaDowney/videos/10156529088919273/

And finally, let’s meet the first Washington lobbyist with Down syndrome! https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-44325048/first-washington-lobbyist-with-down-s-syndrome

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