Meet Max - a boy with Tourette syndrome (TS). 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.
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About the Author
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.