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Aphasia: Struggling for Understanding
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produced by Pat Softly, fl. 2009, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 14 mins
What if your ability to speak or understand speech was taken away with no warning and you struggled to find words that just won't come? This is what happens to people with aphasia, which occurs when the language centers of the brain are damaged by stroke or brain injury. While it affects more than one million Amer...
produced by Pat Softly, fl. 2009, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 14 mins
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Brain Gain
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produced by Marijka Hurko, fl. 2010, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 24 mins
Brain Gain transports viewers to an inner city high school in Saskatchewan where disciplinary and learning problems are rampant among students. More than half of the school's eighth and ninth grade students have a diagnosis of ADHD and many cannot read above a fourth grade level. When teacher Allison Cameron disco...
produced by Marijka Hurko, fl. 2010, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 24 mins
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