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A Day So Beautiful

A Day So Beautiful

National Film Board Of Canada NFB531605

The alarm buzzer sounds at 6 am, rousing a young man from a deep sleep. He examines his face in the...

A Gift for Kate

A Gift for Kate

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526576

Kate is a recently discharged mental patient who now lives in a run-down halfway house. The weekly...

A Map of the Mind Fields: Managing Adolescent Psychosis

A Map of the Mind Fields: Managing Adolescent Psychosis

National Film Board Of Canada NFB529969

Until recently a diagnosis of psychosis was seen as the end to normal life. With onset occurring...

A Mind of Your Own

A Mind of Your Own

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528438

It is estimated that in every Canadian classroom, there are two or three kids affected by a...

A Place in the World

A Place in the World

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527997

Martin Langlois is 22 and autistic. His devoted parents cannot care for him much longer, so they...

AutismVision: Creating Classroom Connections for Children with Autism

AutismVision: Creating Classroom Connections for Children with...

Human Relations Media 600451

AutismVision: Creating Classroom Connections for Children with Autism is a video presentation to...

Bearing Witness: Luke Melchior

Bearing Witness: Luke Melchior

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524329

Luke Melchior jokes that at least he doesn't have to watch his cholesterol intake. Already, at 26,...

Beyond the Blues: Child and Youth Depression

Beyond the Blues: Child and Youth Depression

National Film Board Of Canada NFB529569

Statistics reveal that depression in children and youth is on the rise. In fact, it has increased...

Blindness

Blindness

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520706

The story of a man who lost his sight during the best years of his life. Filmed with the help of...

Bridging

Bridging

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521713

Bridging includes three messages. The first is concerned with improving the access of disabled...

Canada Vignettes: Erik Davidson - Mechanic

Canada Vignettes: Erik Davidson - Mechanic

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521516

A man who rebuilds and restores antique cars recounts how he was blinded in the Halifax harbour...

Canada Vignettes: Physiotherapist

Canada Vignettes: Physiotherapist

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524077

How a young woman physiotherapist spends much time, and a great deal of patience and care, helping...

Danny and Nicky

Danny and Nicky

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522794

A comparison of the care of two boys with Down syndrome, the one living at home with brothers and...

David with F.A.S.

David with F.A.S.

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526692

David Vandenbrink seems like a healthy 21-year-old, bright and articulate young man. There is...

Deciphering Dyslexia

Deciphering Dyslexia

National Film Board Of Canada NFB543138

The trials and triumphs of four people facing a lifelong struggle with learning. Dyslexia is the...

Depressive States: Part 1

Depressive States: Part 1

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524464

A farmer who has suffered three nervous breakdowns is interviewed in the morning and again in the...

Depressive States: Part 2

Depressive States: Part 2

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520625

Two women patients are interviewed. The first one, a happy, active housewife, was suddenly struck...

Discussions in Bioethics: If You Want a Girl Like Me

Discussions in Bioethics: If You Want a Girl Like Me

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526226

One of a series of short, open-ended dramas designed to stimulate discussion of values and ethics...

Dyslexia: An Unwrapped Gift

Dyslexia: An Unwrapped Gift

Films Media Group 394111

One in 25 people are dyslexic, but the teenagers involved in making this program would say that 24...

Ellen's Story

Ellen's Story

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527390

Ellen Szita's childhood education never uncovered the fact that she had a learning disability and...

Everyone's Business

Everyone's Business

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521213

The Churchill Park Greenhouse Cooperative in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, is a small produce business,...

Eye Witness No. 17

Eye Witness No. 17

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525299

Modern Magic with Liquid Air: A physics lecture becomes a three-ring circus when professor John...

Feelings of Depression

Feelings of Depression

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526553

How and why feelings of depression carry over from childhood to overshadow adulthood are explained...

Fighting Their Fears: Child and Youth Anxiety

Fighting Their Fears: Child and Youth Anxiety

National Film Board Of Canada NFB529593

Anxiety motivates us to get things done, but for some people, anxiety is not a driver. For many...

First Steps

First Steps

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521846

Mental retardation is a condition that affects one out of every hundred children in Canada. The...

Fixing My Brain

Fixing My Brain

Matter of Fact Media MFM004

FIXING MY BRAIN, a one-hour documentary that tells the dramatic story of Barbara Arrowsmith, a...

Flight from Darkness

Flight from Darkness

National Film Board Of Canada NFB541783

Percy Paul began his journey in a remote Dene community in northern Saskatchewan, a place where far...

Folie à deux

Folie à deux

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521865

'Folie à deux' is a type of madness which affects one person and is communicated to another when...

Has Anybody Seen My Umbrella?

Has Anybody Seen My Umbrella?

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521661

The story of a prince who leaves school after his grade one graduation thinking he knows all there...

Je trouverai un moyen, I'll Find a Way

Je trouverai un moyen, I'll Find a Way

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524445

When nine-year-old Nadia is allowed to attend a regular school, she knows the kids will tease her...

Je trouverai un moyen, I'll Find a Way

Je trouverai un moyen, I'll Find a Way

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524445

When nine-year-old Nadia is allowed to attend a regular school, she knows the kids will tease her...

Listen Listen Listen

Listen Listen Listen

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526616

This film is about a controversial educational community in southwestern Ontario where people of...

Manic State

Manic State

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522126

A woman, who denies being ill, talks and gesticulates in a highly animated manner. Too much talking...

Mario

Mario

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525010

Set in the picturesque Magdalen Islands of Québec, Mario is a story of complicity between a...

Mental Patients' Association

Mental Patients' Association

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524224

One of eight Canadians will at some time in their lives be admitted to a mental institution. This...

Mothers of Courage

Mothers of Courage

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522646

It's ten-year-old Bethany's school concert, and her parents are watching anxiously. Bethany may...

Mr. Symbol Man

Mr. Symbol Man

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526446

'Blissymbols' are giving children without speech a joyous new means of communication. This film...

My Friends Call Me Tony

My Friends Call Me Tony

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525544

The film is about a ten-year-old boy who can distinguish only light from shadow. Despite this...

Nicholas

Nicholas

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525952

Nicholas recounts the story of how the parents of a severely disabled child in a fishing village in...

OCD: The War Inside

OCD: The War Inside

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525559

They seem like ordinary people. They have no physical disabilities and appear as functional as the...

Oops, Wrong Planet: Understanding Asperger's Syndrome

Oops, Wrong Planet: Understanding Asperger's Syndrome

Films Media Group 394123

Einstein, Beethoven, Mozart, Van Gogh: all displayed symptoms of Asperger's syndrome. But not every...

Organic Reaction Type - Senile

Organic Reaction Type - Senile

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528270

A woman and a man are interviewed singly. They both show signs of confusion, loss of memory,...

Out of Silence

Out of Silence

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525064

A film showing how the Montréal Oral School for the Deaf employs teaching methods that draw...

Paranoid Conditions

Paranoid Conditions

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522905

Two patients are interviewed. The first woman seems fairly normal except when she refers to the...

Pieces of a Dream: A Story of Gambling

Pieces of a Dream: A Story of Gambling

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523900

When Phillip Wong committed suicide, his family thought that silence would end their pain. But his...

Post Partum Depression

Post Partum Depression

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524874

Statistics show that nearly twenty percent of new mothers are affected by post partum depression, a...

POV: Swim Team

POV: Swim Team

PBS Video 041890

What would you do if your community gave up on your child? In New Jersey, the parents of a boy on...

Profiles in Achievement: Amazing People with Learning Differences

Profiles in Achievement: Amazing People with Learning Differences

Human Relations Media 600452

Many highly successful people are challenged by learning differences. This program is a collection...

Richard Lavoie: How Difficult Can This Be? F.A.T. City--A Learning Disabilities Workshop

Richard Lavoie: How Difficult Can This Be? F.A.T. City--A...

PBS Video 040513

This unique program lets viewers experience the frustration, anxiety, and tension faced by children...

Richard Lavoie: It's So Much Work to Be Your Friend: Helping the Learning Disabled Child Find Social Success

Richard Lavoie: It's So Much Work to Be Your Friend: Helping the...

PBS Video 040652

Drawing on three decades of experience in residential schools, Rick Lavoie provides powerful...

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