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This DVD was created in an attempt to address the increasing problem of obesity among our children.
Disc 1: Fullscreen version ; Disc 2: Special features
Disc 1: Fullscreen version ; Disc 2: Special features.
A DVD that provides parents, teachers, and caretakers with an awareness and overview on how to teach anger management skills at home and at school. These skills are necessary for children coping with frustration and situations that demand flexibility.
Covers emotional, verbal, physical, sexual, and financial abuse.
A vaccine specialist and a pediatrician talk about the myths and truth of vaccines.
The Year Before is a portrait of four Montreal teenagers in their final year of high school. In classic vérité tradition, this film goes deep inside their everyday world to explore the evolving values of, and growing pressures facing young men.
Uses the story of the rise and fall of a young model's budding career to examine America's obsession with youth and beauty and the damage that occurs when women try to live up to impossible standards of physical perfection.
Based on the autobiographical book of the same name, this movie tells the triumphant life story of Brad Cohen, a man with Tourette Syndrome, who overcomes incredible obstacles to become a gifted teacher.
v.1: Mystery of Chi (58 minutes) ; v.2: Mind body connection (58 minutes) ; v.3: Healing from within (87 minutes) ; v.4: Art of healing (57 minutes) ; v.5 Wounded healers (58 minutes) ; Book version of "Healing and the mind" is also available (WM172 M938 1993)
At 31, filmmaker Joanna Rudnick faces an impossible decision: remove her breasts and ovaries or risk incredible odds of developing cancer. Armed with a genetic test result that leaves her vulnerable and confused, she balances dreams of having her own children with the unnerving reality that she is …
Weight of the World (WoW) is an educational program that promotes physical activity and healthy eating among children and youth by helping them to make daily life changes in their schools, families, communities and the world. This program has three parts: the film; education modules (lesson plans);…
An educational health tool for health care practitioners, to aid in the recognition of serious illness in children. This DVD take you through the general approach to children, with background information about the commonest illnesses, and hints on taking a history and examining children. Chapters i…
This DVD helps parents understand the specific cognitive skill deficits that can impair a child's capacities for flexibility and frustration tolerance and provides step-by-step guidance on their approach for teaching these skills.
Medicine Under the Influence tackles the effects of life-sustaining medical treatment on infants. Through the testimony of doctors and therapists as well as stories told by parents of disabled children, the documentary notes the lack of support available to science's little "miracles." Once saved, …
This film focuses on youth and drug addiction from the perspective of those who have been there. Seven high school students of different cultures meet with members of the Odd Squad – Vancouver police officers who, since 1998, have been filming people addicted to drugs. The students talk to the cops…