The Week in Neurodiversity
The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by the Different Brains Inc. interns.
Today’s host: Adrienne Sassano!
(3 min 45 sec) In this episode: a Colorado student with Down syndrome hits a half court shot, a club in New Jersey looks to help those with Alzheimer’s and dementia, a young man with autism expands his pickle business, and more![00:11] Let’s tip off over in Colorado, where a student with Down syndrome nailed a half-court shot at the buzzer that left his entire team in awe. https://www.wwaytv3.com/2019/01/22/student-with-down-syndrome-nails-half-court-buzzer-beater-in-basketball-game/
[00:49] Next up, the Regency Club of New Jersey is looking to help patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia. http://www.fox5ny.com/news/club-helps-people-with-alzheimer-s-and-dementia
[01:25] Over in Arizona, a woman with Down syndrome has hit her stride as an artist. https://www.12news.com/article/news/artist-with-down-syndrome-flourishes-in-mesa/75-bc2bcd35-6247-452a-a183-1297133420cd
[02:00] Next, let’s check out how a North Carolina school is helping students with dyslexia through sports. https://myfox8.com/2019/01/11/summit-school-in-winston-salem-using-sports-to-help-students-with-dyslexia/
[02:34] And finally, a young man with autism has expanded his pickle business beyond the United States. https://www.wvnstv.com/local-news/north-carolina-kid-with-autism-expands-pickle-profession-to-grandmother-s-pineville-consignment-shop_20190122034610/1714550676