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This DVD comprises the perspectives of youth and young adults who have been adopted into families of different racial or cultural backgrounds than themselves. The stories are diverse as the adolescents have been adopted at different ages, grown up in different parts of BC, and are in different adop…
A video highlighting the work and home experiences of a young man with very involved health, cognitive and physical disabilities. It includes footage of him at work in the community, shopping and traveling in the community, and at the home he purchased.
An inspirational documentary about a young woman's (Sara Taylor-Gibson) experience and struggle with cancer (Desmoplastic small round blue cell tumour).
25 minute healing yoga routine and guided relaxation with instructor Rodney Yee ; Ways to find your om ; Get juiced - in the kitchen with Kris ; Simple detox methods ; Deleted scenes and extended interviews
This A Lion in the House program shows the enormous burden that cancer puts on any family. It also brings to light the particular impact on families headed by single parents, uninsured or underinsured families, and people in communities where resources are scarce and support is difficult to obtain.…
Autistic-like is an intimate family portrait showing one dad's determined quest to find the right therapies, the right doctors, and even the right words to describe his son.
This DVD shows how various families cope with their children's chronic illness.
This DVD discusses palliative care, an approach that treats a sick child's whole family, with a range of services from social work to medical care to psychological support and guidance.
This program addresses the most critical issues and problems concerning school, friends and family that challenge young people who are coping with serious and/or chronic conditions. Teens speak frankly from their experiences - sharing their concerns and advice with insight and humor. A boy describe…
This DVD tells the story of teenagers living with chronic conditions such as sickle cell disease and spinal muscular atrophy.
Originally broadcast on December 10, 2003 on ABC News program Nightlines.
This DVD tells the story of three young men living with permanent brain damage as the result of head injuries they suffered pursuing extreme sports. Through their stories, the documentary explores the science of thrill-seeking, and reveals how cultural forces and ignorance are propelling young men …
Full conference information obtained from the Annual cancer conference program and abstracts. See ID# 15548. (QZ200 B366 2006)
Childhood cancer survivor Susan Nessim Keeney introduces us to Emily, a nine year old girl with leukemia in this 15 minute documentary. Through this DVD we follow Emily, from her hospitalization to her successful return to classmates and school life. The partnership between the patient, school and …
Families that have children with severe brain damage talk about their experience and how they are coping at home.
Jan Maka was a child like any other, until his family's lives were turned upside down when it was discovered he had autism. What is it like to live with a child affected by this neurological disorder? ; Through the voice of Jan's devoted mother and the comments of specialists, Anna Barczewska's tou…
This film depicts the multi-faceted aspects of the music therapy profession. From Montreal to Victoria, Winnipeg to Whitehorse, music therapy is used to enhance the quality of life of Canadians.
Full conference information obtained from the Annual cancer conference program and abstracts. See ID# 16603 (QZ200 B366 2007)
Full conference information obtained from the Annual cancer conference program and abstracts. See ID# 17684 (QZ200 B366 2008)
Two children have Down syndrome. One is institutionalized, while the other lives with his brothers and sisters and goes to a special neighbourhood's school.
This DVD features a group of teens who spend three afternoons a week in Montefiore's pediatric dialysis unit, and how they support each other through the ups and downs of this serious chronic illness.
This DVD addresses name-calling, homophobia and stereotyping. Designed for Grades 4-8, it is intended to start discussion to teach children about the negative effects of certain words and bullying behaviour. In the video, children's paintings magically transform into two animated adventures of Anta…