Post Tagged with: "Autism"

Finding purpose in advocacy

Finding purpose in advocacy

Growing up with an autistic brother, 20-year-old Ryerson student Josh Lamers saw first-hand that there isn’t enough being done to accommodate the needs of young people with disabilities. “This is the issue: the families who care about (those with disabilities) and are supporting them aren’t allowed to talk or make any suggestions to the school board or community housing,” Lamers […]

by Gina Wicentowich· · Arts & Life, Health, students, Top stories

VIDEO: Dr. Mad Science visits Ryerson

The explosion-creating YouTube phenom, Dr. Mad Science, came to the Ryersonian newsroom to conduct some of his signature experiments with our reporter Jonathan Forani. Dr. Mad Science, or Jordan Hilkowitz, is an 11-year-old boy from Richmond Hill who shot to internet stardom after making easy-to-recreate YouTube videos of his science experiments. His channel, aptly named Dr. Mad Science, has had […]

by Jonathan Forani· · Arts & Life, RyersonianTV, Videos