Look What You’ve Done
Kids with learning disabilities hear these words far too often.
Whether they've failed a spelling test or dropped an easy fly, kids with learning disabilities hear those
words far too often. It's no wonder we sometimes overlook the "everyday courage" of our children.
This program, hosted by Dr. Robert Brooks of the Harvard Medical School and a nationally known expert on
learning disabilities, says we need to find each child's "island of competence" and then build on those
strengths. He offers practical strategies for helping children develop the confidence and resilience they
will need to succeed.
The parent's version also examines how childhood memories can help parents raise their own children while
the teacher's version examines the theory on which Dr. Brooks strategies are based.
The accompanying 36 page guide guide
includes dozens of techniques and strategies that can be used to help build self esteem in students and children with learning
About the Author
Dr. Robert Brooks is one of today's leading speakers on the themes of resilience, self-esteem,
motivation, and family relationships. During the past 30 years, Dr. Brooks has presented nationally and
internationally to thousands of parents, educators, mental health professionals, and business people with
a message based on encouragement, hope, and resilience. He is renowned for the warmth and humor he uses to
bring his insights and anecdotes to life.
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Running Time: 66 minutes
WETA Washington, DC