Week in Neurodiversity – Alzheimer’s Journalist (4/23/16)


The Week in Neurodiversity

Hosted by Matthew Ryan.

Alzheimer’s Neurodiversity News

This Week in Neurodiversity features a journalist with Alzheimer’s disease, virtual reality goggles, and an autistic boy signing “Let It Go” from the movie Frozen.

In this episode-
[00:07] Audience Helps 13-Year-Old Boy with Autism Sing ‘Let It Go’ During School Talent Show
[00:36] Colorado programs prepare adults with autism for employment
[00:58] Project Lifesaver tracks missing boy, reunites him with family
[01:27] Using Virtual Reality To Diagnose Concussions
[01:50] Man documenting own Alzheimer’s disease
[02:18] The girl who fought epilepsy with music
[02:35] Video recommendation: Remrov’s World of Autism

Video Recommendation: Remrov’s World of Autism

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_9AzEtuNs1waG9Jof4OaUA

Full stories can be found here:

Audience Helps 13-Year-Old Boy with Autism Sing ‘Let It Go’ During School Talent Show: http://www.people.com/article/school-helps-boy-autism-sing-let-it-go-frozen

Colorado programs prepare adults with autism for employment: http://www.9news.com/features/colo-programs-prepare-adults-with-autism-for-employment/135085618

Project Lifesaver tracks missing boy, reunites him with family:  http://wavy.com/2014/04/12/project-lifesaver-tracks-missing-boy-reunites-him-with-family/

Using Virtual Reality To Diagnose Concussions: http://www.forbes.com/sites/eilenezimmerman/2016/04/15/using-virtual-reality-to-diagnose-concussions-before-sending-players-back-into-the-game/#1ad0413259bc

Man documenting own Alzheimer’s disease: https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2016/04/13/im-documenting-my-own-alzheimers-disease-while-i-still-can/

The girl who fought epilepsy with music: http://www.west-info.eu/the-girl-who-fought-epilepsy-with-music/
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Matthew Ryan hosts the online news show the Week in Neurodiversity, thinks he knows something about social media marketing, and fits-out whenever the opportunity presents itself; A different brains philosopher.

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