Week in Neurodiversity – Can Worms Cure Parkinson’s? (5/28/16)

Week in Neurodiversity – Can Worms Cure Parkinson’s? (5/28/16)

Via DifferentBrains.com | Week In Neurodiversity


In this episode we look at worms that could help cure Parkinson’s, a young entrepreneur with down’s syndrome, a collar that could prevent concussions, and more!

  • [00:07] A 20-year-old with Down syndrome has opened his own snow cone shop.
  • [00:32] Can worms help cure Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s?
  • [01:03] A veteran has begun writing songs to help himself and his fellow comrades to cope with PTSD.
  • [01:29] Can this interesting diet help the epileptic?
  • [01:49] John Elder Robison undergoes experimental therapy.
  • [02:09] Developers have created a new collar in hopes that it can prevent concussions.
  • [02:31] Channel suggestion: The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research


The Neurodiversity News Show | Hosted by Mike Nickas

Mike Nickas-Jean was born on November 11, 1994 in Plantation, FL, and currently resides in Oakland Park, FL.
He 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.



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