Can I tell you about Tourette syndrome?

By: Leicester, Mal.
Contributor(s): Apsley.
Series: Can I tell you about... ?.Publisher: London Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014Description: 51 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781849054072.Subject(s): CHILDREN | TOURETTE SYNDROME | DIAGNOSIS | TREATMENT | HOME LIFE | SELF HELP GROUPS
Contents:
Acknowledgements Foreword by Julie Collier, Groups Manager, Tourettes Action Introduction 1. Introducing Max who has Tourette syndrome (TS) 2. Tics and Tourette's 3. Playing with other children 4. TS at home 5. TS at school 6. My fidget toy 7. Finding out I have TS 8. Our self-help group 9. What makes me Tic? Triggers and treatments 10. Dogs and other things 11. Living with Tourette's: Do's and don'ts 12. Facts about TS 13. How teachers can help 14. How schools can help 15. Further information for parents and professionals Recommended reading, organisations and websites.
Summary: "Max invites readers to learn about Tourette's from his perspective, helping them to understand what tics and triggers are and what it feels like to have TS. He explains how living with TS can sometimes be difficult, and how people around him can help him to feel happy and accepted. This illustrated book is ideal for young people aged 7 upwards, as well as parents, friends, teachers and other professionals working with children with TS. It is also an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE
List(s) this item appears in: Syndromes and conditions for children. Aug 2018 CM | WDSA education workshop. May 2021 | Introduction to various syndromes and condition for volunteers. Oct 2021 | Supporting people with ID for volunteers. Oct 2021 | Can I tell you about a...diagnosis? June 2022
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"Max invites readers to learn about Tourette's from his perspective, helping them to understand what tics and triggers are and what it feels like to have TS. He explains how living with TS can sometimes be difficult, and how people around him can help him to feel happy and accepted. This illustrated book is ideal for young people aged 7 upwards, as well as parents, friends, teachers and other professionals working with children with TS. It is also an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE

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Acknowledgements
Foreword by Julie Collier, Groups Manager, Tourettes Action
Introduction
1. Introducing Max who has Tourette syndrome (TS)
2. Tics and Tourette's
3. Playing with other children
4. TS at home
5. TS at school
6. My fidget toy
7. Finding out I have TS
8. Our self-help group
9. What makes me Tic? Triggers and treatments
10. Dogs and other things
11. Living with Tourette's: Do's and don'ts
12. Facts about TS
13. How teachers can help
14. How schools can help
15. Further information for parents and professionals
Recommended reading, organisations and websites.

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