Week In Neurodiversity – Friends with Down Syndrome Make a Zombie Movie Epic! (9/3/16)


The Week in Neurodiversity

The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by Mike Nickas.

In this episode, Taryn Manning stars in a movie about bipolar disorder, Cara Delevigne opens up about depression, and have you heard of the best friends with down syndrome that created a zombie flick?

 

[00:13] Research at UCLA is showing that diet and exercise can reduce the damage caused by Alzheimer’s.

[00:44] Startup company out of California is helping individuals with autism get employed.

[01:10] Orange is the New Black star Taryn Manning starring in a new film about bipolar disorder.

[01:38] News channel takes a look at how apps are assisting those with dyslexia.

[02:18] Actress Cara Delevigne opens up about her depression.

[02:44] Sam and Mattie are two best friends with Down syndrome have created a zombie movie called Spring Break Zombie Massacre.

[03:30] See founder Hackie Reitman, M.D. at Trailblazing 2016!

 

FOR THE FULL STORIES AND VIDEOS:

Research at UCLA is showing that diet and exercise can reduce the damage caused by Alzheimer’s.http://abc7.com/health/exercise-healthy-lifestyle-can-help-fight-alzheimers-ucla-researchers-find/1472772/

Startup company out of California is helping individuals with autism get employed.http://www.cnbc.com/2016/08/23/one-tech-start-ups-quest-to-build-careers-for-people-with-autism.html

Orange is the New Black star Taryn Manning starring in a new film about bipolar disorder.https://www.yahoo.com/style/pennsatucky-aka-taryn-manning-movie-005921871.html

News channel takes a look at how apps are assisting those with dyslexia.http://www.wpsdlocal6.com/story/32759630/what-the-tech-apps-for-defeating-dyslexia

Actress Cara Delevigne opens up about her depression.http://www.harpersbazaar.com/fashion/models/news/a17041/cara-delevingne-inspired-by-fans-to-talk-drepression/

Sam and Mattie are two best friends with Down syndrome who have created a zombie movie called Spring Break Zombie Massacre.http://www.springbreakzombiemassacre.com/

For more on the Trailblazing 2016: Trailblazing2016.com

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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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