This compelling documentary reveal on the learning disorder dyslexia takes on the myths and misconceptions that have risen around dyslexics, supplying insights into diagnosis from leading researchers and offering uplifting accounts from kids who are finding ways to overcome their obstacles. Testimony from Richard Branson, Charles Schwab, and other leaders in commerce and politics is featured. 51 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; featurettes; theatrical trailer.
THE BIG PICTURE: RETHINKING DYSLEXIA provides personal and uplifting accounts of the dyslexic experience from children, experts and iconic leaders, such as Sir Richard Branson and financier Charles Schwab. Directed by James Redford, the film not only clears up the misconceptions about the condition, but also paints a picture of hope for all who struggle with it. Proving that dyslexia is a neurological issue and not a character flaw, THE BIG PICTURE beautifully illustrates that while the condition is an obstacle, it also carries some unique advantages, and ultimately can be overcome.