Who cares about Kelsey?

a documentary by dan habib

DIRECTOR OF INCLUDING SAMUEL

Supporters and Advisors

Lead Funders

Endowment for Health
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
New Hampshire Department of Education

Major Funders

A.J. Pappanikou Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, University of Connecticut
American Federation of Teachers
Fledgling Fund
National Education Association
Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, University of Rochester
The HSC Foundation

Additional Funders

Crotched Mountain Foundation
Easter Seals New Hampshire
Episcopal Bishop of New Hampshire
HSC Foundation
Jay Nolan Community Services
Lincoln Financial Foundation
Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation
National Association of School Psychologists
New Hampshire Association of Special Education Administrators

Advisory Board Members

Douglas Biklen, Syracuse University
Ted Bogosian, Documentary Filmmaker
Lucille Eber, Illinois PBIS Network
Michael Giangreco, University of Vermont
Thomas Hehir, Harvard University
Mary Beth Klotz, National Association of School Psychologists
Paula Kluth, Inclusive Education Consultant
Norman Kunc and Emma Van der Klift, Broadreach Training & Resources
Patti Ralabate, Center for Applied Special Technology
Jeff Sell, Parent Advocate
George Sugai, University of Connecticut
Barbara Trader, TASH

AMONG ADOLESCENTS WITH MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS, 70 PERCENT DO NOT RECEIVE THE CARE THEY NEED.

More than two million young people in the United States have emotional/behavioral disabilities.

YOUTH WITH EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE ARE 13 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO HAVE BEEN ARRESTED WHILE STILL IN SCHOOL COMPARED TO STUDENTS WITH OTHER DISABILITIES.
ONE IN 10 YOUTH IN THE UNITED STATES EXPERIENCE A MENTAL DISORDER SEVERE ENOUGH TO LIMIT DAILY FUNCTIONING IN THE FAMILY, SCHOOL, AND COMMUNITY SETTING.

DROPOUTS FROM THE CLASS OF 2008 WILL COST THE NATION MORE THAN $319 BILLION IN LOST WAGES OVER THE COURSE OF THEIR LIFETIMES.

INCREASING THE GRADUATION AND COLLEGE MATRICULATION RATES OF MALE STUDENTS BY FIVE PERCENT COULD LEAD TO COMBINED SAVINGS AND REVENUE OF ALMOST $8 BILLION EACH YEAR IN REDUCED CRIME-RELATED COSTS.