Week In Neurodiversity – Boxing Away Parkinson's Disease (5/14/16)

Week in Neurodiversity – Boxing Away Parkinson’s Disease (5/14/16)

The Week in Neurodiversity

The Week in Neurodiversity
This week in neurodiversity features Kristen Bell discussing her issues with anxiety, a Vine comedian opens up about bi-polar and depression, and a new program hopes to use boxing to fight Parkinson’s disease.

The Neurodiversity News Show
Hosted by Mike Nickas.


In this episode-


Vine comedian opens up about bi-polar and depression: http://www.thefader.com/2016/05/03/victor-pope-jr-interview-bipolar-disorder-vine

Nine year old tells her school about autism: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3547970/I-like-different-Brave-nine-year-old-makes-touching-speech-entire-school-having-autism.html

Katie Meade becomes first beauty campaign model with Down’s syndrome: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/katie-meade-down-syndrome-model_us_570375e6e4b0daf53af0c379

Title Boxing Club offers a program for people with Parkinson’s: http://www.fox9.com/sports/139063239-story

Dr. Oz discusses misophonia: http://www.wktv.com/features/INTERVIEW_Utica_resident_shares_misophonia_disorder_featured_on_Dr_Oz.html

Kristen Bell discusses her issues with anxiety: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/arts-and-entertainment/wp/2016/05/08/kristen-bell-chris-evans-and-what-happens-when-celebrities-talk-about-anxiety-and-depression/

Channel suggestion-

How to ADHD: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-nPM1_kSZf91ZGkcgy_95Q

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This video is owned by Different Brains Inc, kindly donated by it’s original producer PCE Media LLC.

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Mike Nickas received his Bachelor of Arts in Film and Multimedia Studies at Florida Atlantic University in December of 2015, and is currently pursuing his second BA at the University of South Florida in psychology with a minor in education. He is the former host of the online news show The Week in Neurodiversity. He also currently works for Dr. Mike Rizzo’s Child Provider Specialists in Weston, FL.