Week In Neurodiversity – Have a Date For The Autism Ball? (7-9-16)


The Week in Neurodiversity

The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by Mike Nickas.

In this episode, a teen creates the “autism ball”, a documentary shows us a unique look at autism, and do you know how scientists are handling neurological conditions? Watch for all this and more!

[00:10] A teen girl who creates a gala, called the “autism ball”, for her seven cousins who are diagnosed with autism.

[00:57] Twin Cities walk to benefit children with Apraxia will be taking place.

[01:14] Academy-award winning documentary tells the story of a young man with autism who related to the world through Disney animated films.

[01:46] Neuromodulation has helped scientists find new ways to work with individuals with neurological conditions.

[02:21] MyFox8 discusses concussions symptoms.

[02:57] In California, a young boy with autism has had his life changed thanks to the help of his service dog.

[03:24] YouTube Channel Recommendation: “That Dad Blog”

 

 

FOR THE FULL STORIES AND VIDEOS:

 

A teen girl who creates a gala, called the “autism ball”, for her seven cousins who are diagnosed with autism. http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2016/06/21/kathleen-griffith-autism-ball/

 

Twin Cities walk to benefit children with Apraxia will be taking place. http://kimt.com/2016/06/09/walk-to-benefit-children-with-apraxia-of-speech-to-be-held-in-byron/

 

Academy-award winning documentary tells the story of a young man with autism who related to the world through Disney animated films. http://filmmakermagazine.com/98853-trailer-watch-award-winning-life-animated-more-than-film-about-autism/ – .V2NVxeYrJE4

 

Neuromodulation haS helped scientists find new ways to work with individuals with neurological conditions. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/neuromodulation-deep-brain-stimulation_us_57602891e4b0e4fe5143c794

 

In California, a young boy with autism has had his life changed thanks to the help of his service dog. http://www.azfamily.com/story/32263994/autism-assistance-dog-changes-horry-county-boys-life

 

MyFox8 discusses concussions symptoms. http://myfox8.com/2016/06/22/keeping-kids-healthy-during-summer-activities-concussions/

 

YouTube Channel Recommendation: That Dad Blog https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJbMT6mXE8uzIe7mAMLJX9w

 

 

 

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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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