(4 mins 10 sec) In this episode, Julia the Muppet with autism makes her big debut, golf helps a man with Parkinson’s, and a teen with Down syndrome is voted prom queen! These stories and more in this week’s edition!Read more
(3 mins 25 secs) In this episode, a man uses art to cope with Parkinson’s, a man becomes the first ever table tennis coach with Down syndrome, and Sesame Street introduces the first Muppet with autism! These stories and more in this week’s edition!Read more
(3 min 48 sec) In this episode, a couple with Down syndrome celebrate 22 years of marriage, a former college football coach helps test a new Alzheimer’s treatment, and a couple with Asperger’s bring out the best in one another! These stories and more in the week’s edition.Read more
Dr. Ben Weinstock examines the common sleep problems related to neurodiverse conditions, and offers a checklist on to combat those problems.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
(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!Read more
In this episode, a toddler with Down syndrome models for Oshkosh, a boy with autism finds a best friend in his service dog, and brain implants help paralyzed monkeys walk!Read more
In this episode, cognitive behavioral therapy is helping those with insomnia, a man with epilepsy climbs mountains, and an entrepreneur with Down syndrome sends baskets to families whose children also have the condition. All these and more in this week’s edition!Read more
In this episode, Amanda Seyfried opens up about having OCD, scientists develop a new gene therapy for Alzheimer’s, and have you heard of Daniel the therapy duck?Read more
In this episode, Wentworth Miller stars in a depression awareness video, researchers are finding a cure for Parkinson’s, and Ben Affleck studies autism for his role in the film The Accountant! These stories and more in this week’s episode.Read more
Dr. Jennifer Jo Brout speaks with Dr. Dorita Berger about the various benefits music therapy can have on people with autism, ADHD, PTSD, and many other diagnoses.Read more
Advocate and early-onset Alzheimer’s sufferer Michael Ellenbogen has written a letter to Congress that highlights both the societal and personal toll the disease can cause.Read more
In this episode, a girl with Down syndrome becomes an honorary cheerleader and have you seen the robot that helps children with autism?Read more
Martha Summa discusses the important role music can play in therapy for the neurodiverse, and offers insight in to how different tempos can help different conditions.Read more
In what’s being considered by many as a milestone in neuroscience, researchers have published a new map of the brain detailing close to one hundred previously unknown regions.Read more
In this episode, a woman with dementia plays the piano, a boy with autism wins a world title in taekwondo, and what effect is Pokemon Go having on the neurodiverse community?Read more
For every caregiver, the stark reality is this: there is always a beginning and an end to the caregiving journey, and in most cases, we are not prepared for either of these life events.Read more
In this episode, a man sings to his mother to help with her Alzheimer’s, a girl with Tourette’s graduates high school with her service dog, and how many times did a man skydive in 12 hours to raise money for Parkinson’s research?Read more
In this episode, a teen with Tourette’s creates a vlog, an author opens up about OCD, and did you hear about the dog with epilepsy that’s going to be in Transformers?Read more
In this episode, a study shows drama classes help those with autism, a town is colored purple for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and how did one man gain control of his Parkinson’s?Read more
Move over Kim Kardashian, because this week in neurodiversity features Asperger’s boy Writes a poem that REALLY “Breaks the Internet,” A pen has been created that could read to the dyslexic, and a military homecoming that will make your heart melt!Read more
This week in neurodiversity features Channing Tatum on the world’s first talk show with a non-verbal autistic host, an epileptic buy realizes his gridiron dreams, and an autistic boy’s reaction to Coldplay must be seen to be believed.Read more
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.
Hosted by Matthew Ryan.Read more
The Week in Neurodiversity highlights recent news stories that speak to the differences in our brains.
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On the Week in Neurodiversity, the host highlights newsworthy events in the news involving different brains.
“Millennial Neurodiversity News”
Hosted by Matthew Ryan.
By Peter Bochner One of the first signs of Alzheimer’s disease is the loss of synapses — the structures thatRead more
By Peter Bochner Global Brain Health Institute will focus on the worldwide dementia epidemic The Global Brain Health InstituteRead more
By Peter Bochner Researchers at the Brain Plasticity & Neuroimaging Lab at Boston University’s College of Arts & Sciences (CAS)Read more