From the YouTube description, “The first part is in my “native language,” and then the second part provides a translation, or at least an explanation. This is not a look-at-the-autie gawking freakshow as much as it is a statement about what gets considered thought, intelligence, personhood, language, and communication, and what does not.”
Daniel Tammet has linguistic, numerical and visual synesthesia — meaning that his perception of words, numbers and colors are woven together into a new way of perceiving and understanding the world. The author of “Born on a Blue Day,” Tammet shares his art and his passion for languages in this glimpse into his beautiful mind.
Charisse Nixon, Ph.D Developmental Psychologist at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College and Director of Research and Evaluation for The Ophelia Project discusses the phenomenon of learned helplessness. (Shot by Mark Steensland) Learned helplessness is at the root of anxiety and depression and tends to be quite pronounced in individuals with a history of ADHD.
This is just funny.
This documentary is from the BBC. It follows two families, both dealing with ADHD as well as other issues. One family is followed through the diagnostic process as the father is resistant to the concept of diagnosis and medical treatment. The other family features a single mother and her two children all of whom have been diagnosed with ADHD