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Friday, July 19 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Film and Discussion: Breaking the Silence, Real Stories of Mental Illness

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Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will:
  • View, Short videos titled Breaking the Silence, Real Stories of Mental Illness
  • Participate in a Core Conversation about the film for reflection on Disability Awareness
Film overview: Despite the increased awareness of mental illness and the reduction of stigma against people like me who live with a mental illness, it is still difficult to be open about what it is like to live with a mental illness. Brain disorders have a stigma that other illnesses do not have and yet there is no health without mental health.

Description of Learning Designs:
Participants view a documentary or film related to a specific topic. The film is followed by a Core Conversation about the topic. Core Conversations are speaker-led, open conversations with participants around a particular topic.  They are also known as “Campfires.”

Speakers
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Kevin Aitken

LSSP, Plano ISD Special Education


Friday July 19, 2019 2:45pm - 4:00pm PDT
C101