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Making Hip-Hop Accessible to the Hearing Impaired

The Week in Neurodiversity

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

( 3 min 35 sec) In this episode: a 17 year old inventor makes an app to help his brother with Down syndrome make friends, a hip-hop artist looks to make music for the hearing impaired, a boy with dyslexia writes a poem that goes viral, and more!

[00:11] To kick things off, a fraternity from Grand Valley State University walked 160 miles for multiple sclerosis awareness.
[00:50] Now, let’s see how a 9 yr-old basketball player with cerebral palsy made a basket with an assist from a great teammate.
[01:16] Next up, a hip-hop artist is looking to make music more accessible to the hearing impaired.
[01:52] After he saw his brother with Down syndrome unable to make friends through social media, a 17 year old inventor created an App to help him and others with special needs.
[02:24] And finally, let’s take a look at a poem by a 10 yr-old with dyslexia that has gone viral!

Photo by Nicholas Green on Unsplash