Couple with Down Syndrome Share Their Wedding Day – Week in Neurodiversity (1/14/17)

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neurodiversityThe Week in Neurodiversity

The Neurodiversity News Show, hosted by Mike Nickas.

In this episode, a pedaling for Parkinson’s class helps slow the symptoms, a couple with Down syndrome share their wedding photos, and a hairstylist makes the day of a child with autism. These stories and more in this week’s episode!

[00:11] A pedaling for Parkinson’s class is helping to slow the symptoms for those who suffer from it.

[00:46] Jory Fleming is a 22-year-old student with autism who will be studying next fall at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar.

[01:27] A news editor opens up about his struggles with PTSD after following stories of conflict in the Middle East and Southeast Asia.

[02:05] A couple with Down syndrome have warmed the hearts of many by sharing photos of their wedding day.

[02:18] A mother praised a hairstylist for going above and beyond to work with her son with autism.

FOR THE FULL-LENGTH STORIES AND VIDEOS:

A pedaling for Parkinson’s class is helping to slow the symptoms for those who suffer from it. http://www.local8now.com/content/news/Pedaling-for-Parkinsons-class-slows-symptoms-of-the-disease–409586625.html

Jory Fleming is a 22-year-old student with autism who will be studying next fall at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/meet-amazing-american-rhodes-scholar-autism-n703351

A news editor opens up about his struggles with PTSD after following stories of conflict in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/journalists-story-ptsd/

A couple with Down syndrome have warmed the hearts of many by sharing photos of their wedding day. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/couple-downs-syndrome-share-pictures-9551435

A mother praised a hairstylist for going above and beyond to work with her son with autism. http://www.local8now.com/content/news/Hair-Stylists-Kind-Gesture-Leaves-Mom-of-Boy-With-Autism-in-Tears-410154905.html

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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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