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The Week in Neurodiversity

The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by Mike Nickas.

In this episode, a rapper with autism releases his debut album, models with Down syndrome have a fashion walk with the stars, and Selena Gomez gives a speech on mental health at the AMAs! These stories and more in this week’s episode!

[00:11] A Buffalo-based rapper with autism, who has released his debut album.

[00:49] At the Be yourself be Beautiful fashion show in Denver, models with Down syndrome got to walk with stars such as Peyton Manning, Queen Latifah, and Jamie Foxx.

[01:16] Chuck E. Cheese’s is hosting a Sensory Sensitive Sunday for children on the autism spectrum.

[01:42] The Today show in St. Louis discusses identifying ADHD in your children.

[02:20] In North Carolina a man is training service dogs for children with autism.

[02:54] Selena Gomez opened up about her experience with mental health issues at the American Music Awards.

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

A Buffalo-based rapper with autism, who has released his debut album. http://wivb.com/2016/11/17/buffalo-based-rapper-with-autism-releases-debut-album/

At the Be yourself be Beautiful fashion show in Denver, models with Down syndrome got to walk with stars such as Peyton Manning, Queen Latifah, and Jamie Foxx. http://www.ksdk.com/features/models-slay-at-the-be-beautiful-be-yourself-fashion-show/354972959

Chuck E. Cheese’s is hosting a Sensory Sensitive Sunday for children on the autism spectrum. https://themighty.com/2016/11/chuck-e-cheeses-hosts-sensory-sensitive-sundays-for-kids-with-autism/

The Today show in St. Louis discusses identifying ADHD in your children. http://www.ksdk.com/news/health/identifying-adhd-in-your-children/354880756

In North Carolina a man is training service dogs for children with autism. http://abc13.com/1612838/

Selena Gomez opened up about her experience with mental health issues at the American Music Awards. http://www.cnn.com/videos/entertainment/2016/11/21/selena-gomez-ama-sot-hln.hln

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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