The Week in Neurodiversity
The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by Mike Nickas.
In this episode, a program helps children with autism learn to sail, robots assist with epilepsy, Jim Jeffries talks about having autism at age 36, and can parrots help with PTSD? All these stories in more in this week’s episode!
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Robot technology is being used to reduce seizures for those with epilepsy: http://www.koaa.com/story/32522997/your-healthy-family-new-approach-to-epilepsy
The Clear Lake Yacht Club has teamed with Opportunity Village Autism Center to design a sailing program for kids with autism: http://kimt.com/2016/07/26/sailing-autism-program/
Parrots help veterans with PTSD: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/how-parrots-help-veterans-with-ptsd/
A yoga class helps those with Parkinson’s manage symptoms: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-county/towson/bs-md-yoga-for-parkinsons-20160602-story.html
Jeffrey Gould produces a documentary called Quiet Please… on Misophonia: http://motherboard.vice.com/read/theres-a-new-film-about-misophonia-where-people-are-enraged-by-certain-sounds
Comedian Jim Jeffries discusses his story of being diagnosed with autism at age 36 in his stand-up special Freedumb: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nz-k0irnXbU