(13 minutes) Dr. April Lisbon believes the differences in our brains can really be our super powers. In this episode, she speaks with self-advocate Richard D. Williams who shares his journey with bipolar syndrome.
Scientists at the Van Andel Research Institute have located a region of vital genetic control markers called epigenes that may help bring about more effective screening methods and treatments for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
(3 min 28 sec) In this episode: a Dyslexia Task Force is helping students in Iowa, “Now This” releases a video discussing living with Bipolar Disorder, a man with Parkinson’s is honored by the Anaheim Ducks, and more!
(3 mins 43 sec) In this episode, a man with Down Syndrome gives a speech to Congress about life with the condition, Jennifer Lewis from Black-ish discusses her bipolar disorder diagnosis, and how can Instagram create anxiety and depression for teens?
(3 mins 45 sec) In this episode, children put together a lemonade stand for autism awareness, a woman with bipolar disorder talks about the impact of self-empowerment, and strangers come donate movies to a man with Down syndrome for his collection? These stories and more in this week’s edition!
In our final blog of 2016, Different Brains founder Hackie Reitman, M.D. discusses the problem of isolation when dealing with a diagnosis, and the way individuals and all of society can benefit when all of us come together for our common goals.
In this episode, CalTeach researchers find a link between Parkinson’s and gut bacteria, Demi Lovato discusses her life with bipolar disorder, and a woman with Down syndrome starts her own cookie business!
In this episode, an amusement park creates a calming room for kids with autism, a young man with Down syndrome gets into his dream school, and how did an FSU football star make the day of a student with autism?