The Week In Neurodiversity – Do Kids and Adults Have Different ADHD? (06/03/16)


The Week in Neurodiversity

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

This week- adult ADHD may differ from that of children, twins with OCD under go a new surgery, a documentary sheds light on epilepsy, and more!

[00:09] Do adults have a different type of ADHD?

[00:42] Screenwriter out to change the way characters with autism are viewed in the film world.

[01:14] The differences of depression and bipolar disorder.

[01:52] Twin sisters with OCD have found a new way to cope with the disorder.

[02:16] PBS documentary Seized shares the story of those with epilepsy.

[02:38] What is Apraxia?

[03:16] Channel Recommendation: The Epilepsy Society

 

In this episode-

Do adults have a different type of ADHD? http://www.wsj.com/articles/can-adults-get-a-different-kind-of-adhd-1464023009

Screenwriter out to change the way characters with autism are viewed in the film world. http://www.foxnews.com/health/2016/05/24/filmmaker-strives-to-change-way-autism-is-represented-in-movies.html

The differences of depression and bipolar disorder. http://myfox8.com/2016/05/20/mental-health-depression-vs-bipolar-disorder/

Twin sisters with OCD have found a new way to cope with the disorder. http://www.9news.com/news/health/twins-with-ocd-find-a-new-way-to-cope/201739001

PBS documentary Seized shares the story of those with. http://www.foxnews.com/health/2016/05/22/pbs-documentary-seized-sheds-light-on-epilepsy.html

What is Apraxia? http://whotv.com/2016/05/12/high-school-senior-gives-voice-to-children-struggling-with-speech/

 

 

Channel suggestion-

The Epilepsy Society https://www.youtube.com/user/EpilepsySociety/videos

 

 
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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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