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The big picture rethinking dyslexia

Format: DVD 2013
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Produced with the purpose of alleviating the stigma associated with dyslexia, The big picture features the testimony of individuals from various backgrounds diagnosed with dyslexia (including investment advisor Charles Schwab and billionaire Richard Branson) describing how they learned to live with and overcome their disability. Medical experts explain the neurological causes of the condition.
Special features: Discovering your dyslexia
Dyslexia in your family
Teaching for dyslexia
The journey continues
Advocating for change

Additional Information
Subjects Dyslexia.
Dyslexia -- Case studies.
Dyslexics -- Biography.
Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [New York, New York] :2013
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Rethinking dyslexia
Contributors Redford, James, 1962- director, producer.
Borman, Windy, producer.
Pritzker, Karen, commentator, producer.
Boies, David, commentator.
Branson, Richard, commentator.
Carter-Galvan, Sheree, commentator.
Cosgrove, Toby, 1940- commentator.
Galvan, Sebastian, commentator.
Lucas, Geralyn, commentator.
Lucas, Skye, commentator.
Lucas, Tyler, commentator.
Newsom, Gavin Christopher, 1967- commentator.
Patten, Bonnie, commentator.
Redford, Dylan, commentator.
Redford, Kyle, commentator.
Shaywitz, Bennett A., commentator.
Shaywitz, Sally E., commentator.
Schwab, Charles, commentator.
Schwartz, Allison, commentator.
Boekelheide, Todd, composer.
KPJR Films, production company.
Shadow Creek Films, production company.
Docurama (Firm), publisher.
Cinedigm (Firm), film distributor.
Participants/Performers Featuring David Boies, Richard Branson, Sheree Carter-Galvan, Toby Cosgrove, Sebastian Galvan, Geralyn Lucas, Skye Lucas, Tyler Lucas, Gavin Newsom, Bonnie Patten, Karen Pritzker, Dylan Redford, Kyle Redford, Bennett Shaywitz, Sally Shaywitz, Charles Schwab, Allison Schwartz.
Other Contributors Original music, Todd Boekelheide.
Language English
Notes Documentary.
Program content: ©2012.
System Details DVD; NTSC, all regions; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround & 2.0 Stereo.
Awards Sundance Film Festival 2012, special selection; American Film Showcase 2012, official selection; Parents' choice Foundation, Parents' Choice Gold Award
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 51 min.) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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