Week in Neurodiversity – Asperger’s Boy Writes Poem that “Breaks the Internet” (5/21/16)


The Week in Neurodiversity

The Week in Neurodiversity
The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by Mike Nickas.

Move over Kim Kardashian, because this week in neurodiversity features Asperger’s boy Writes a poem that REALLY “Breaks the Internet,” A pen has been created that could read to the dyslexic, and a military homecoming that will make your heart melt!
[00:07] A boy with down’s syndrome surprised by his father, a soldier returning from oversees.
[00:32] Company finds their software positions perfect for those on the spectrum.
[01:03] A young boy with Asperger’s becomes a viral phenomenon with poem.
[01:29] Singer with Tourette’s gets standing ovation on The Voice Australia.
[01:49] A pen has been created that could read to the dyslexic
[02:09] Liquor tasting held to raise funds for alzheimer’s.
[02:31] Channel suggestion: The OCD Stories

In this episode-

A boy with down’s syndrome surprised by his father, a soldier returning from oversees: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3576688/Hankies-ready-Tear-jerking-moment-returning-military-dad-surprises-s-syndrome-son-reaction-melt-heart.html

Company finds their software positions perfect for those on the spectrum: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3576688/Hankies-ready-Tear-jerking-moment-returning-military-dad-surprises-s-syndrome-son-reaction-melt-heart.html

A young boy with Asperger’s becomes a viral phenomenon with poem: http://nbc4i.com/2016/05/03/autistic-boys-poem-about-aspergers-goes-viral/

Singer with Tourette’s gets standing ovation on The Voice Australia: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-3580778/The-Voice-s-Delta-Goodrem-applauds-awe-teenager-Adam-Ledell-Tourette-Syndrome-tics-don-t-present-sings.html

A pen has been created that could read to the dyslexic: http://www.wibw.com/content/news/Invention-helps-students-with-dyslexia-unlock-hidden-abilities-378732801.html

Liquor tasting held to raise funds for alzheimer’s: http://abc30.com/news/tasters-enjoy-mezcal-to-raise-funds-for-alzheimers-research/1328743/

Channel suggestion-

The OCS Stories: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9Bk0GbW8xgvTgQlheNG5uw



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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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