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The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia

Duration :

53

Summary: Get a broader, clearer picture of the often-misunderstood neurological disorder dyslexia in this illuminating documentary. Weaving together the narratives of doctors, students, parents and successful professionals, the film sheds new light on this disorder that hampers the brains ability to comprehend the written word. Director/producer James Redford, whose 7-year-old son is dyslexic, explores the topic from a variety of angles, including medical experts, children struggling with the disorder, and professionals who have fought to overcome it. Among those profiled are investment pioneer Charles Schwab, business magnate Richard Branson, lawyer David Boies and California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom. (TVG) ()

PRODUCER : James Redford,Windy Borman,Karen Pritzker

DIRECTOR : James Redford

Genre : Documentary