Woman with Cerebral Palsy Opens CrossFit Gym

The Week in Neurodiversity

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

Today’s host: Adrienne Sassano !

(3 min 16 sec) In this episode, the Philadelphia Eagles get set to launch their 2nd annual Autism Challenge, Stanford launches a concussion education course, and a cancer survivor with cerebral palsy opens a CrossFit gym, and more!

[00:11] To kick things off, a woman with cerebral palsy who also conquered cancer has opened a CrossFit gym in North Carolina. https://abc11.com/sports/cerebral-palsy-doesnt-stop-woman-from-opening-crossfit-gym-in-knightdale/4153285/

[00:41] Next up, check out the next promising drug that could help fight Alzheimer’s. https://www.9news.com/article/news/health/the-three-horsemen-that-could-help-cure-alzheimers/73-592699038

[01:12] Now, let’s check out how a teen girl with cerebral palsy was able to help a family from across the globe with the same challenges. https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2018/09/05/west-chester-family-helps-young-boy-suffering-from-cerebral-palsy-while-on-vacation/

[01:45] Next up, a Stanford will be launching a concussion education course. https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2018/09/06/stanford-university-teachaids-crashcourse-concussion-education/


[02:18] And finally, the Philadelphia Eagles will be hosting their 2nd annual Autism Challenge next May. https://www.philadelphiaeagles.com/news/philadelphia-eagles-to-host-2nd-annual-eagles-autism-challenge-on-may-18-2019