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Dillon is different: Fragile X syndrome

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog108866
ABC News Nightline. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences , 2004. (Video) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Call Number
GI 325 DIL 2004
To talk with 10-year-old Dillon Kelley, it is not readily apparent that he has a form of mental retardation. But that does not stop his 4th-grade classmates, who discern that he is unlike them without understanding why, from teasing and shunning him. In this program, ABC News anchor Ted Koppel comp…
Title
Dillon is different: Fragile X syndrome
Author
ABC News Nightline
Place
Princeton, NJ
Publisher
Films for the Humanities & Sciences
Year Published
2004
Physical Description
1 DVD: 23 minutes
Topics
Fragile X Syndrome
Abstract
To talk with 10-year-old Dillon Kelley, it is not readily apparent that he has a form of mental retardation. But that does not stop his 4th-grade classmates, who discern that he is unlike them without understanding why, from teasing and shunning him. In this program, ABC News anchor Ted Koppel compassionately presents Dillon’s story as an opportunity to better understand the genetic disorder called Fragile X syndrome. Through anecdotes, Dillon’s family members describe aspects of his behavior, the ostracism he faces, and the time when, in a bold and unusual step, they went to his school to explain to his peers why he is different. (Originally broadcast on September 27, 2002).
Notes
Include public performance rights.
ISBN
0-7365-6219-2
Language
English
Material Type
Video
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GI 325 DIL 2004
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre Redevelopment Available
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Struggling with life: Asperger's syndrome

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog108865
ABC News. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences , 2004. (Video) — 2 copies, 2 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 STR 2004
Chad is mesmerized by trains. Mikki’s passion is washers and dryers. And for Derek, life is a game show, where he is the host and anyone within listening range is a contestant. While these boys might seem like any other children, their intense obsessions are early symptoms of Asperger’s syndrome. I…
Title
Struggling with life: Asperger's syndrome
Author
ABC News
Place
Princeton, NJ
Publisher
Films for the Humanities & Sciences
Year Published
2004
Physical Description
1 DVD: 14 minutes
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Abstract
Chad is mesmerized by trains. Mikki’s passion is washers and dryers. And for Derek, life is a game show, where he is the host and anyone within listening range is a contestant. While these boys might seem like any other children, their intense obsessions are early symptoms of Asperger’s syndrome. In this program, ABC News correspondent Jay Schadler reports on that neurological disorder, which makes normal interactions with peers virtually impossible. Studies conducted by Yale University’s Fred Volkmar shed light on both the compulsive fixations and the difficulties in comprehending facial expressions that characterize Asperger’s patients.
Notes
Includes public performance rights.
ISBN
0-7365-3157-2
Language
English
Material Type
Video
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 STR 2004
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre Redevelopment Available
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre Missing
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