Young Carers Project Documentary (11 mins 5 sec)

Young Carers is a short documentary film that portrays the lives of five young carers. It illustrates the diverse range of responsibilities young carers take on and reveals the impact of their experiences on different aspects of their lives. The film also demonstrates the outcomes as a result of the young carer experience.

Ending the Silence (25 min 23 sec)

A documentary video produced by the Cowichan Family Caregivers Support Society located in Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Has youth define and describe the young carer experience. Highlights the development and the aims of the Youth Caregiver project. Features an interview with Grant Charles. Stresses the importance of creating support networks for young carers.

Lucky, The Young Carer Rap (5 min 28 sec)

The CareGiverProject is very excited to present this compelling video designed to shine light on Young Carers. This video highlights the musical talents of Tricky P, a hip hop artist and caregiver. By heightening public awareness, it is hoped that in addition to recognition, funding, support and resources will be made available to young carers from coast to coast.

Much Too Young (57 mins 40 sec)

This documentary is a powerful and unflinching look at four families struggling to cope with an unexpected role reversal, and the complications that come with caring for a parent who has been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease.

Young Carers: In the Centre of Between (8 min 34 sec)

This video is about Karina a young carer.

Young Carers Program (3 min 14 sec)

Promotional video of the Hospice program in Toronto highlighting the importance of supporting young carers. Features feedback from participants, the aims of the program, and advertises the programs toolkit.

Young Carers: Who Cares? (6 min 27 sec)

A short film make by Norwich Young Carers in the UK. Discusses the different experiences of participants, and options. Also features individuals who work with young cares.

The Unusual Suspects: Young Carers Revolution (14 min 27 sec)

Young Carers Revolution is a movement of change for young carers in York (England). Focuses on the experience of young caregiving from the perspective of young cares, and individuals who work with the population. Highlights the importance of creating understanding within the community and the need of young carers to find support.

What I’ve learned from my autistic brothers (5 min 2 sec)

Faith Jegede tells the moving and funny story of growing up with her two brothers, both autistic — and both extraordinary. In this talk from the TED Talent Search, she reminds us to pursue a life beyond what is normal.