Communication Skills

Tre Maison Dasan | Caregivers

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Moments from Tre, Maison, and Dasan’s lives with their caregivers that illustrate the different roles that family plays in their lives.

Tre Maison Dasan | Cub Scouts

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Dasan and his mom attend their first Cub Scout camping trip with Pack 88 Providence.

The Art of Improv | STEAM: Ideas That Shape Our World

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Busy Burr is chief innovation officer and head of Humana Health Ventures and a long-time improvisation performer. She demonstrates how the basics of improv build many of the skills required in life and work: empathy, listening, and generosity. She spoke at the 2017 IdeaFestival in Louisville, Ky.

Tre Maison Dasan | Dear Tre

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Tre and his mom have a discussion guided by a social worker during his stay at a psychiatric hospital. Tre then reads a letter written to himself about his life and goals.

Tre Maison Dasan | Visiting Day

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Tre, 13, and Maison, 11, are able to visit their father at the Rhode Island Department of Corrections in Cranston, RI for two hours on Saturdays. This one-on-one time is part of RIDOC’s unique full contact visiting program.

Tre Maison Dasan | It Wasn’t Really a School

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Dasan, 6, and his cousin Alivia learn that his mother, Stephanie, wasn’t really away at school for the past two years. With help from Telisa, a Department of Corrections social worker, Stephanie explains that she has been in prison.

Tre Maison Dasan | Interview of the Month

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During a weekly visit, Maison and his dad ask and answer questions in a candid conversation about memories, feelings, their relationship, and incarceration.

Bison Riding Stampede | Wild Kratts

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The Wild Kratts gang must work together to evade a bison stampede heading straight for the Tortuga. Can Chris and Martin use their bison creature powers to save the Tortuga from getting trampled?

Career Connections | Special Education Teachers

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Go inside the classrooms of two intervention specialists with two different roles in special education. Watch and see how intervention specialists help all kids learn, and hear how the teachers seek ways to learn from others every day.

No Bigger Than a Minute

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For forty years, four-foot-tall filmmaker Steven Delano has lived his life as a reluctant celebrity, disavowing his dwarf deviance and avoiding both the benefits and potential traumas of real self-discovery. In making this film Steven uses his license-of-stature and a healthy dose of irreverent humor to show first-hand how a genetic mutation marks a person for life. This resource group includes three clips associated with the film, as well as a related activity.

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