Jamie Foxx, Jeremy Renner, & More Support Global Down Syndrome Fashion Show!

The Week in Neurodiversity

The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by the DifferentBrains.org staff.

Today’s host: Mike Nickas!

(3 min 33 sec) In this episode: Pedal for Alzheimer’s goes 1,100 miles, stars come together in Denver in a fashion show for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, and more!

[00:10] The Pedal For Alzheimer’s bike ride wrapped up in Daytona after going nearly 1,100 miles. https://www.wbir.com/video/news/local/pedal-for-alzheimers-finishes-1098-miles/51-8285667

[00:32] Next up, the Step Up for Down Syndrome walk in Tennessee drew over 2,000 people. https://www.localmemphis.com/news/local-news/step-up-for-down-syndrome-draws-more-than-2-000/1540967128

[00:51] Next, a Florida school is looking to help students with the challenges of dyslexia. https://www.firstcoastnews.com/article/news/health/local-school-helps-student-struggling-with-dyslexia-brings-awareness-to-learning-difference/77-605154989

[01:19] Over in New York, a tech firm has found power in neurodiversity. http://www.fox5ny.com/news/tech-firm-workforce-neurodiversity

[01:50] Next up, let’s take a look at a potential new drug for post-partum depression. https://www.wrbl.com/news/local-news/new-drug-for-postpartum-depression/1535390591

[02:25] And finally, celebrities and athletes came together in Denver to for a fashion show to raise funds and awareness for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation. https://denver.cbslocal.com/video/3956288-stars-celebrities-join-to-raise-awareness-for-down-syndrome/