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How Dance Is Helping People With Down Syndrome

The Week in Neurodiversity

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

(3 min 19 sec) In this episode: an adaptive dance program is offered for adults with Down syndrome, a trampoline park helps children with autism, vision impaired sports fans are given the full experience of a live game, and more!

[00:10] Let’s kick things off over in Wisconsin, an adult adaptive dance program is being offered for those with Down syndrome.–507023601.html
[00:44] Let’s move over to New Mexico, a trampoline park is helping children on the autism spectrum with their motor skills.
[01:19] Next, let’s take a look at how deep brain stimulation helped a West Virginia man with Parkinson’s.
[01:55] Next, a new study suggests that eye exams could help detect Alzheimer’s.
[02:25] And finally, let’s take a look at how vision impaired sports fans were given the full soccer match experience.