Week In Neurodiversity – Dog with Epilepsy the Next Star of Transformers? (06/18/16)


The Week in Neurodiversity

The Week in Neurodiversity
The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by Mike Nickas.

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?

[00:10] A study shows that leakages in the blood-brain barrier could be a possible trigger for Alzheimer’s.
[00:53] A dog with epilepsy has been next Transformers movie.
[01:29] A woman overcomes her late diagnosis of Autism to become an administrator and art teacher at Autism Treatment Center in San Antonio.
[02:00] A pilot program has given hundreds of Colorado students with intellectual and developmental disabilities a chance to go to college.
[02:28] Lily bailey, author of Because We Are Bad, looks back on her experiences with OCD.
[02:59] A 19-year-old girl with Tourette’s, create her own YouTube series to shed some light on her condition.
[03:23] Channel Suggestion: Let’s Talk Tics

 

In this episode-

A study shows that leakages in the blood-brain barrier could be a possible trigger for Alzheimer’s. http://www.parentherald.com/articles/47169/20160603/health-news-and-update-blood-brain-barrier-leakages-may-lead-to-early-alzheimers-disease.htm

A dog with epilepsy has been next Transformers movie. http://www.upi.com/Entertainment_News/2016/06/07/Michael-Bay-casts-Britains-loneliest-dog-in-new-Transformers-film/7941465304230/

A woman overcomes her late diagnosis of Autism to become an administrator and art teacher at Autism Treatment Center in San Antonio. http://www.ksat.com/health/woman-with-autism-overcomes-odds

A pilot program has given hundreds of Colorado students with intellectual and developmental disabilities a chance to go to college. http://denver.cbslocal.com/2016/06/06/intellectual-disabilities-students-college-law/

Lily bailey, author of Because We Are Bad, looks back on her experiences with OCD. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/video/femail/video-1292389/Lily-Bailey-author-OCD-book-recounts-suffering-disorder.html

A 19-year-old girl with Tourette’s, create her own YouTube series to shed some light on her condition. http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/15/health/tourettes-vlog-katy-gough-turning-points/

Channel suggestion-

Let’s Talk Tics

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDmIMgAwrMu37hXLOYEGZhg

 

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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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