Week In Neurodiversity – Bowling Away PTSD (7/30/16)

The Week in Neurodiversity

The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by Mike Nickas.

In this episode, a girl with Asperger’s preaches a healthy lifestyle, a girl with Down syndrome video-bombs a news report, and have you heard about the barber in Brooklyn with Tourette’s?



Researchers teach teens with autism how to drive by using driving simulators – http://turnto10.com/features/health-landing-page/health-check-driving-with-autism

Army vet uses bowling to combat PTSD – http://abcnews4.com/news/local/army-veteran-uses-bowling-to-battle-ptsd

Girl with Down syndrome becomes a star after doing so during a lives news report goes viral – http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/girl-downs-syndrome-becomes-internet-8384851

New treatment called transcranial magnetic stimulation helps treat depression – http://www.click2houston.com/health/new-treatment-for-depression-shows-promise-for-patients

Man diagnosed with Tourette’s overcomes his struggles to become a barber – https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20151124/greenpoint/video-how-brooklyn-barber-overcomes-his-tourettes-diagnosis

Virtual reality is being used to treat those suffering from PTSD. – http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/treating-ptsd-virtual-reality-therapy-heal-trauma/story?id=38742665


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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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