Grunts and Shrugs: How My Life with Tourette Syndrome Taught me Empathy
“…and then he realized that it wasn’t all in his head. All the strange noises and movements he would make suddenly became clear. His problem had a name, and that name was Tourette Syndrome.”
Although you may not immediately notice it when you meet him, Alan Jeans has Tourette Syndrome. He feels that his experience with this disorder has taught him resilience and acceptance. In short, Tourette Syndrome has made him the person he is.
Not sure what Tourette Syndrome is? Wonder what it has to do with resilience and acceptance? Check out this book and experience how I view having a neurological disorder as one of the positives in my life.
- Tuesday, March 20, 2018
- 9:00am - 9:45am
- Library 2nd floor