Read Me Differentlyby Sarah Entine
Dyslexia…ADHD…One Family. Three generations struggling to connect.Watch Trailer
A shock of recognition in social work school leads first-time filmmaker Sarah Entine to explore how undiagnosed dyslexia and ADHD have impacted three generations in her family, starting with her own struggles. With surprising candor, vulnerability and even a touch of humor, Read Me Differently reveals the strain of misunderstood learning differences on family relationships. It is a unique film that will generate thoughtful discussion whether in a classroom setting, work environment or at home with family members and friends.
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"...this is a film to be viewed…and viewed again. It will undoubtedly stir the emotions of the viewer and will serve as a launch pad for discussion, understanding, empathy…and self-discovery."
Richard D Lavoie Producer, “How Difficult Can This Be? The F.A.T. City Workshop” Author, “It’s So Much Work to Be Your Friend” and “The Motivation Breakthrough”
"This is a film that will benefit everyone, both because of what we learn about learning disabilities, but as importantly, what we learn about families. Please see it!"
Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and Sue George Hallowell LICSW Co authors, Married to Distraction
"Read Me Differently is a very powerful, informative documentary. I hope it will be viewed not only by children and adults with learning struggles, but by their families as well as professionals who work with these individuals."
Robert Brooks, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist; Faculty, Harvard Medical School Co-author Raising Resilient Children and The Power of Resilience: Achieving Balance, Confidence and Personal Strength in Your Life
"...brave, honest, illuminating..."
Jon Kabat-Zinn and Myla Kabat-Zinn Co-authors of Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting
"...a bold film that challenges conventional understandings..."
M. Brinton Lykes, Ph.D. Professor of Community-Cultural Psychology, Chair; Counseling, Developmental and Educational Psychology Department, Boston College, Lynch School of Education
AWARDS & SCREENINGS:
2011 SuperFest International Disability Film Festival
2010 CINE Golden Eagle Award
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA)
Learning Disabilities Association of Canada (LDAC)
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
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Subject: Disabilities: New Perspectives