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Don't Think About Monkeys. Extraordinary Stories Written by People with Tourette Syndrome Paperback – June, 1992
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I have mixed feelings about that. On the one hand, that is the reality of Tourettes; I've lived it and I know countless others do too. The chapter, "Not Cute, Not Endearing" struck a particular chord with me, as it was something I felt often: why were the kids in my middle and high schools who "adopted" the kids with Down Syndrome or rallied around a boy who was paralyzed in our freshman year the same ones who laughed and whispered at me or tried to trigger my tics for fun? There's a definite double-standard; Tourette's isn't seen as a disability or a medical condition, it's seen as a weirdness.Read more ›
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Great read that opened up my perspective to people with Tourette Syndrome.Published 3 months ago by Neftalie C. Torres
Bought this for an academic library's collection. Advertised as "Used--Like New." This was Incorrect. Read morePublished 20 months ago by A. Bagley
This was a great book! It has very interesting stories written by people who have Tourette's. thank you! . .Published 21 months ago by alex
Excellent book about what it is like to live with tourette's syndrome. Helped explain a lot of the ins and outs of daily living for my son. Definite must read!Published on November 21, 2013 by Quiet3545
There are so few books around like this - it is very hard to find personal accounts of Tourette's Syndrome. Read morePublished on January 27, 2011 by Dolly's Mum