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A Special Bond Between a Boy With Anxiety & His Dog

The Week in Neurodiversity

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

(3 min 21 sec) In this episode, a music teacher with ALS is honored by his school district, a 7-yr-old boy with apraxia looks to share his story, and a young boy with anxiety has his life changed by his service dog, and more!

[00:10] Let’s kick things off over in Wisconsin, where a music teacher who was diagnosed with ALS has been honored by his school district.

[00:45] Next up, let’s meet Ryder, a 7-year-old boy with apraxia who is looking to share his story with others.

[01:15] Omar Al Shami is a swimmer with Down syndrome who is defying the odds.

[01:51] A pair of women out of Kentucky are bringing joy to those with Alzheimer’s and dementia by giving them baby dolls.

[02:22] And finally, let’s take a look at how a young boy with anxiety and a rescue dog have saved each other’s lives.