The Doctors September 13 2012
The show was all about hope on The Doctors September 13 2012, as The Doctors talked to four individuals who have gone through some terrible tragedies, but have beat the odds and are looking for a new lease on life. To read about their miraculous stories of courage and hope click through some of the links below.
The Doctors: Carly Fleishmann’s Autism Book “Carly’s Voice” Reviewed
The Doctors talk to an amazing young woman, named Carly Fleishmann, about what it feels like to be autisitc. They get an insiders perspective of what autism means to her and how she has been dealing with autism and the inability to speak for nearly 17 years. The Doctors also talk about her book “Carly’s Voice.”
Autistic Stims: Humming and Covering Ears: Proof Everyone’s Autistic?
The Doctors have a question and answer session with Carly about autism and she responds from her tablet, which lets her use up do 5,000 different words. She discusses what Autism means to her and she lets the medical professionals know what a stim is.
The Doctors: Sepsis, DIC and Pneumonia Cause Shannon to Lose Arms and Legs
Shannon is welcomed to the show to talk about slipping into a coma, the lose of her child, contracting sepsis and what happened when she lost her arms and her legs. Find out what it is like to have prosthetics for every limb.
Shannon’s Bionic Knee from Christopher Berger on The Doctors TV Show
Shannon displays some of her prosthetics and The Doctors talk about electrodes making it possible for her to walk and use her prosthetic hands to grab things. Chris Berger also shows Dr. Stork how the prosthetics work.
MusicandMemory.org, iPod Nursing Home Program for Dementia and Alzheimers
Henry Velez becomes a new person when he starts listening to his music. His dementia usually keeps him hunched over a desk all day, but the music infuses life into him and he cant keep from smiling. The Doctors discuss the ways music helps him and they call for help from the audience to help more dementia patients hear the sweet of music.
Can Music Cure Dementia? Are iPods the Missing Link?
With Henry Velez being helped so much from the music on his iPod, The Doctors discuss how memories and music are linked together. The Doctors discuss the ways music can bring back memories and how music uses many different parts of the brain.
Lawrence Bishop Held Onto a Cliff in Sierra National Forest for Two Days
Lawrence Bishop is one strong person. He had the will and desire to life so bad that he fought off delusions and dehydration for two days before he could be rescued by helicopter. See what he has to say about the incident and what his advice to all hikers is.