A shock of recognition in social work school leads award-winning 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.
"...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."
"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!"
"This film will be a remarkable tool for a conference session, for an awareness event, a support group, …just everyone that I can think of. It is unbelievably well done, and I simply cannot recommend it enough.”
"Read Me Differently should be required viewing for teachers, students and all who work with people with learning issues."
"This film is highly recommended to be viewed at colleges and universities across the nation.”
"...a bold film that challenges conventional understandings..."
"A thoughtfully produced, enlightening documentary for those struggling with learning disabilities, as well as parents and educators."
"...brave, honest, illuminating..."
"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."