Anaheim Ducks Honor Fan With Parkinson’s
The Week in Neurodiversity
The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by the DifferentBrains.org staff.
Today’s host: Reuben Friedlander!
(3 min 28 sec) In this episode: a Dyslexia Task Force is helping students in Iowa, “Now This” releases a video discussing living with Bipolar disorder, a man with Parkinson’s is honored by the Anaheim Ducks, and more!
To kick things off, a man with Parkinson’s was introduced as the 21st Duck for this year’s Anaheim Ducks hockey team! https://www.nhl.com/ducks/video/michael-lu-named-21st-duck/t-277437084/c-61706903
A 21-year-old woman with Down syndrome is living her dream of being a model. https://www.voanews.com/a/down-syndrome-no-obstacle-for-21-year-old-model/4603012.html
Now let’s take a look at how Saint Joseph’s University is supporting students on the autism spectrum. https://6abc.com/health/sju-offers-unique-supports-for-students-on-autism-spectrum/4443874/
“Now This” recently released a video discussing what it’s like to live with bipolar disorder. Let’s take a look! https://www.facebook.com/NowThisNews/videos/vb.341163402640457/2179645065458939/?type=2&theater&comment_id=2208153705941408¬if_t=comment_mention¬if_id=1539113539220859
And finally, let’s take a look at how the Dyslexia Task Force in Iowa is helping students with their learning challenges. https://whotv.com/2018/10/09/dyslexia-task-force-members-announced-by-iowa-department-of-education/