Documentary explores the science behind raising healthy brains in children

DATE:              Wednesday, April 25, 2018

TIME:               4:00 p.m. – Reception & Remarks 4:45 p.m. - Film Screening (90 minutes)

WHERE:           Communities Foundation of Texas 5500 Caruth Haven Lane Dallas, Texas 75225

DETAILS:         We know that the way we "feed" a child's brain shapes it, but what do we know about the kind of experiences that are helpful to grow a healthy young brain?

The Brainious film explores research-backed information revealing what children need in order to thrive and reach their full potential. The film features leading experts, like Allan Schore, Dan Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson, Carol Dweck, Matthieu Ricard, Susan Kaiser Greenland, and Momentous Institute experts who provide insight into what shapes children's brains and how to provide healthy experiences for young minds to grow.

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Watch the “Brainious” trailer. 

About Communities Foundation of Texas

Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) works with families, companies and nonprofits to strengthen our community through a variety of charitable funds and strategic grantmaking initiatives. CFT is committed to serving and understanding donor needs, expertly handling complex gifts, wisely managing charitable funds, and leveraging its community knowledge to increase charitable impact. The foundation professionally manages 1,000 charitable funds and has awarded more than $1.7 billion in grants since its founding in 1953. 

About Momentous Institute Momentous Institute, owned and operated by Salesmanship Club of Dallas since 1920, builds and repairs social emotional health in kids. Each year, Momentous Institute directly serves over 5,500 children and family members through its nationally acclaimed Momentous School and innovative therapeutic services. Momentous Institute also invests in research and training, including the annual Changing the Odds Conference, to reach far more children than it could ever serve directly. The combined support of Salesmanship Club of Dallas, the AT&T Byron Nelson (primary fundraising event), corporations, individuals and foundations enables these efforts and truly changes the odds for kids in our community and beyond.

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