(VIDEO - 3min 30sec) In this episode: a Florida college student with cerebral palsy looks to inspire others, an entrepreneur with Down syndrome gets a special surprise on the Kelly Clarkson show & more!
(VIDEO - 3 min 32 sec) In this episode: a Baltimore nightclub offers inclusion to those with disabilities, Parkinson’s patients get loud for therapy, a woman with cerebral palsy competes in the Miss Colorado pageant, and more!
(3min 35sec) In this episode, a young woman with Down syndrome looks to change people’s misconceptions, a teen with autism creates her own t-shirt business, and how does coffee reduce the risks of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s? These stories and more in this week’s edition!
Whether you or your family members have extreme reactions triggered by 4th of July activities or you just want to be considerate to your neighbors, there are a few steps you can take to avoid causing harm to others through your festivities.
(3 min 15 sec) In this episode, a dyslexic man works for change in New Zealand, a pair of neurodiverse graduation videos go viral, a family creates a virtual reality program for children with autism, and more!
Drum therapy for PTSD is gaining popularity, and research has verified therapeutic effects of ancient rhythm techniques as a valuable treatment for issues such as stress, anxiety, chronic pain, and more.
(3 min 18 sec) In this episode, we meet superheroes with special needs, two toddlers with Down syndrome become best buddies, and a man on the autism spectrum creates sculptures out of Babybel cheese wax, and more!
(3 min 20 sec) In this episode, wounded vets get to swim with dolphins to battle PTSD, firefighters learn martial arts to help battle stress, a teen with Down syndrome hits an incredible half-court shot you won’t want to miss, and more!
(6 min 9 sec) In this episode, we count down our top ten stories from 2017, including the army vet who traveled the country on foot to spread awareness for PTSD, and the young woman who lost her hearing at age 18 that stunned the world on America’s Got Talent! These stories and more in this super sized episode! Happy New Years!
(3mins 52 sec)Emma Stone shares her struggle with anxiety to Stephen Colbert, and how did this University of Kentucky quarterback help a kid with Tourette’s? These stories and more in this week’s edition!
(3 mins 17 sec) In this episode, parents design a water park for those with disabilities, a 17-yr-old with Down syndrome tells her story to the UN, and an army vet travels the country by foot to spread awareness for PTSD! These stories and more in this week’s edition!
(4 min 12 sec) In this episode, a young woman sings a heartwarming song to her sister with Down syndrome, a volunteer firefighter looks to spread PTSD awareness, and a mother paints her face to spread autism acceptance! These stories and more in this week’s edition!
(4 mins) In this episode, a teacher dyes his hair for a boy with epilepsy, a an 11-year-old with autism inspires others to overcome their fears by riding roller coasters, and a deaf woman gets a standing ovation with her performance on America’s Got Talent! These stories and more in this week’s edition!
(4 mins 5 sec) In this episode: a former hockey player talks about living with OCD, a man bikes 4,000 miles for Parkinson’s research, and veterans with PTSD go diving with sharks! These stories and more in this week’s edition.
In this episode, a teen with Down syndrome wins his high school wrestling debut, students walk for Alzheimer’s in honor of the Pat Summit Foundation, and a have you seen this viral clip of a Parkinson’s patient leading a dance? These stories and more in this week’s episode.
In this episode, Wounded Warrior swim with the dolphins for PTSD, a mother posts a heartwarming video for her son with TBI, and a boy with autism shares a bond with his deaf service dog. These stories and more in this week’s edition!
In this episode, a girl with dyslexia creates a virtual reality program to help her peers, a man with down syndrome inspires others through a fitness class, and Ricochet the surf dog wears a Santa costume for PTSD awareness!
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.
(7 minutes 40 seconds) In honor of the end of the year, we cover our top ten stories of 2016, featuring Michael J. Fox jamming with Dave Matthews for Parkinson’s awareness, Michael Jordan surprising a fan with autism, and the story of Daniel the therapy duck! These stories and more in this week’s episode!
(4 mins. 23 sec.) In this episode, a wrist device helps a designer with Parkinson’s, a boy with Down syndrome performs in the Nutcracker, and have you read Lady Gaga’s letter about PTSD? These stories and more in this week’s episode!
From my own viewpoint as a performing musician, there is surely no better way to advocate for the benefits of music in the brain than by presenting a unique chamber music concert specifically designed to emphasize these benefits.
In this episode, virtual reality helps those with social difficulties, a cheerleader asks a boy with Down syndrome to homecoming, and did you hear about the first man with autism to win a gold medal at the Paralympics?
In this episode, a program helps children with autism learn to sail, robots assist with epilepsy, Jim Jeffries talks about having autism at age 36, and can parrots help with PTSD? All these stories in more in this week's episode!
The nonprofit organization U.S. Expeditions and Explorations, or USX, works to shed light on the battle veterans experiencing PTSD face each day, and has assembled a team of active duty soldiers that are about to climb Mount Everest.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is getting growing attention in quite a few places around the world. With legislations being recently passed in Canada, the Alaskan government is now following suit in their treatment and views of PTSD.