Med-ucation

Spotlights the challenges faced by students, their parents and teachers,  the epidemic of ADHD and trial medications become institutionalized by  school administrations and policies.  Why is it that researched learning  issues that come with dyslexia and anxiety remain under the radar while  ADHD has become mainstream although more debatable, over-identified,  and misdiagnosed? Could it be the 600%  increase of ADHD diagnosis in  low income  largely communities of color, is a distraction from focusing  on the most common of learning differences? Find out how bias,  disinformation, and ignorance affects not only the health, well being,  and future of students but also requires an urgent action. Identifying  struggles of students and introducing evidence based interventions that  build skills that pills don’t, this participatory documentary advocate  for school communities to consider social emotional learning as well as  health and wellness programs. By identifying the abilities and  attributes  along with the weaknesses, parents and teachers are  empowered to make or break the status quo and uplift the lives of our  most vulnerable, marginalized, and stigmatized children.

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