Yellow Pumpkins Raise Disability Awareness for Halloween – Week in Neurodiversity (10/28/17)


The Week in Neurodiversity

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

Today’s host: Adrienne Marie Sassano!

(3 mins 23 sec) In this episode, yellow pumpkins highlighted children with disabilities, a down syndrome entrepreneur has made a career out of socks, and Hamilton star praises Chicago’s epilepsy support! These stories and more in this week’s edition!

[00:11] Yellow pumpkins are highlighting children with disabilities going trick-or-treating.

[00:42] UW researchers team up with youth football program to study concussion risk.

[01:11] A down syndrome entrepreneur builds a success out of socks, shattering stereotypes.

[01:44] Over in Chicago, “Hamilton” star, Miguel Cervantes, praises the state by explaining how it is perfect for his daughter who has epilepsy.

[02:16] How composing songs helped a mother overcome her OCD.

 

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

Yellow pumpkins are highlighting children with disabilities going trick-or-treating. http://www.foxcarolina.com/story/36620488/yellow-pumpkins-highlight-children-with-disabilities-trick-or-treating

UW researchers team up with youth football program to study concussion risk. http://www.kiro7.com/news/local/uw-researchers-team-up-with-youth-football-program-to-study-concussion-risk/626135447

A down syndrome entrepreneur builds a success out of socks, shattering stereotypes. http://www.foxbusiness.com/features/2017/10/16/down-syndrome-entrepreneur-builds-success-out-socks-shatters-stereotypes.html

Over in Chicago, “Hamilton” star, Miguel Cervantes, praises the state by explaining how it is perfect for his daughter who has epilepsy. http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/chicagoinc/ct-ent-hamilton-chicago-miguel-cervantes-20171017-story.html

How composing songs helped a mother overcome her OCD. http://www.abc15.com/news/national/more-than-music-how-composing-song-helped-mother-overcome-ocd

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