Lady Gaga & Prince William Talk Mental Illness – Week in Neurodiversity (4/29/17)


The Week in Neurodiversity

The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by Mike Nickas.

(3 mins 54 sec) In this episode, Boy Meets World star Rider Strong makes the birthday wish of a boy with Down syndrome come true, Project UROK runs a beauty ad for anxiety, and Lady Gaga and prince Harry come together to talk mental health! These stories and more in this week’s edition!

[00:11] Boy meets World star Rider Strong makes the birthday wishes of a fan with Down syndrome come true.

[00:40] British robot Kasper is helping children on the autism spectrum learn social skills.

[01:20] Project UROK has created beauty ads, but with a bit of a twist to promote mental health awareness.

[01:46] A questionnaire is helping diagnose helping diagnose adults with ADHD.

[02:06] Students with autism are finding ways to socialize and express themselves through an art class.

[02:41] Lady Gaga and Prince William discuss mental health.

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

Boy meets World star Rider Strong makes the birthday wishes of a fan with Down syndrome come true. http://abc7ny.com/society/teen-with-down-syndrome-gets-boy-meets-world-birthday-wish/1861267/

British robot Kasper is helping children on the autism spectrum learn social skills. https://www.aol.com/article/news/2017/04/02/british-robot-helping-autistic-children-with-their-social-skills/22022688/

Project UROK has created beauty ads, but with a bit of a twist to promote mental health awareness. http://www.self.com/story/project-urok-beauty-ads-mental-health

A questionnaire is helping diagnose helping diagnose adults with ADHD. http://www.ksbw.com/article/this-questionnaire-helps-diagnose-adults-with-adhd/9279781

Students with autism are finding ways to socialize and express themselves through an art class. http://www.wtae.com/article/students-with-autism-find-ways-to-express-themselves-through-art/9534049

Lady Gaga and Prince William discuss mental health. http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2017/04/18/lady-gaga-prince-william/ and https://www.headstogether.org.uk/

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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 an education in the fields of neuropsychology and special education. He is the host of the online news show The Week in Neurodiversity, and author of the column Notions by Nickas. He also currently works as a camp counselor at Dr. Mike Rizzo’s Child Provider Specialists in Weston, FL.

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