ERIC Number: EJ677961
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
An Interview with Susan Conners: An Educator's Observations about Living with and Educating Others about Tourette's Syndrome.
Chamberlain, Steven P.
Intervention in School and Clinic, v39 n2 p99-108 Nov 2003
In this interview with Susan Conners, a middle school French teacher who has lived with Tourette syndrome (TS) since age 6, she discusses her lack of diagnosis until age 36, difficulties in school, why TS should be listed under "Other Health Impaired" in federal legislation, characteristics of TS, and interventions. (Contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Behavior Disorders, Behavior Modification, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Incidence, Life Events, Neurological Impairments, Personal Narratives, Student Experience, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Teacher Student Relationship
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A