Dr Mal Leicester is the Emeritus Professor of Adult Learning and Teaching in the School of Education at the University of Nottingham. She was previously Senior Lecturer in Continuing Education at the University of Warwick. She has been a secondary school teacher and has worked as Avon's Advisor for Multicultural Education. Mal has personal experience of Tourette syndrome in her family.
Introduction. 1. Introducing Max who has Tourette syndrome (TS). 2. Tics and Tourettes. 3. Playing with other children. 4. A letter for mumand dad. 5. My TS at school. 6. My fidget toy. 7. Finding out I had TS. 8. Our self-help group: TS and other conditions. 9. What makes me Tic? Triggersand treatments. 10. Dogs and other things. 11. Living with Tourettes; Dos and don'ts. 12. A story about Max: A boy's best friend. 13. About the story:Questions and discussion points. 13. For parents and professionals: More about Tourette syndrome. 14. How teachers can help: Tips for teachers. Furtherreading and resources.