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5 Year Old With Down Syndrome Becomes International Ambassador

The Week in Neurodiversity

The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by the Different Brains Inc. interns. Today’s host: Derek Dunston

(3 min 33 sec) In this episode: a California boy with Down syndrome becomes an international ambassador, a retired neurologist talks early Alzheimer’s awareness, a high school looks to honor a volunteer with special needs, and more!

[00:11] To kick things off, a California boy with Down syndrome has become an international ambassador for awareness.
[00:47] Next up, a Florida Man opened up a gym for those on the autism spectrum.
[01:18] Next, let’s take a look at a procedure that changed the life of a 12-year-old with cerebral palsy.
[01:50] A retired neurologist with Alzheimer’s discusses the importance of early awareness.
[02:26] And finally, over in Pennsylvania, high school students decided to give a special surprise to a volunteer with special needs.