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How Firefighters Are Supporting a Young Man With Cerebral Palsy

The Week in Neurodiversity

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

(3 min 14 sec) In this episode, a garbage collector surprises his buddy with autism, former NFL star Jamal Lewis opens up about depression, firefighters offer their support to a young man with cerebral palsy, and more!

[00:11] To kick things off, a garbage collector surprised a boy with autism with a garbage truck of his own.

[00:39] Next up, let’s move over to Arizona, where a boy with cerebral palsy and Asperger’s has set a goal to run 1,000 miles by his 12th birthday, and is already on his way!

[01:12] Over in Massachusetts, check out how a man with Down syndrome is literally breaking barriers with his martial arts.

[01:46] Next, former NFL star Jamal Lewis recently spoke out about his battle with depression.

[02:08] And finally, over in Colorado, check out how firefighters are offering their support to a young man with cerebral palsy.