Week in Neurodiversity – Rock Climber with Epilepsy Inspires (11/12/16)


The Week in Neurodiversity

The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by Mike Nickas.

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!

[00:13] The series “Mo-Shave Today” has put out a video giving us a glimpse of depression and mental health in men.

[00:47] A new protocol has been introduced to fix the imbalances responsible for Alzheimer’s.

[01:38] A new study could change the way ADHD is treated.

[02:11] John Olson is a 28-year-old man with epilepsy who is using his life experiences to inspire others.

[02:37] Cognitive behavioral therapy is helping those with insomnia.

[03:13] An entrepreneur with Down syndrome has started an organization that sends baskets to families whose children also have the condition.

 

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The series “Mo-Shave Today” has put out a video giving us a glimpse of depression and mental health in men. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/big-news-for-tot-with-down-syndrome-turned-down-by-modeling-agency/

A new protocol has been introduced to fix the imbalances responsible for Alzheimer’s. http://www.today.com/health/new-brain-program-may-fight-alzheimer-s-t104636

A new study could change the way ADHD is treated. http://www.kbtx.com/content/news/House-Call-New-research-could-change-how-ADHD-is-treated-399723041.html

John Olson is a 28-year-old man with epilepsy who is using his life experiences to inspire others. http://kdvr.com/2016/11/03/tomers-trails-climbing-to-new-heights-2/

Cognitive behavioral therapy is helping those with insomnia. http://13wham.com/news/special-reports/sleepless-in-rochester-beating-insomnia-without-medication

An entrepreneur with Down syndrome has started an organization that sends baskets to families whose children also have the condition. http://www.foxbusiness.com/features/2016/10/24/national-down-syndrome-month-entrepreneur-helps-newborn-babies.html

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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