WITH TOURETTE SYNDROME
1995 Simon & Schuster
Trade paperback $12.00 (CAN $16.00)
Syndrome, a neurological disease, affects thousands of people.
Symptoms, such as involuntary motor and verbal tics, usually
begin to show themselves before the individual hits adolescence.
While there is, at present, no cure, TS can be treated.
More than just a medical text, Living with Tourette Syndrome
also presents the personal story of the author, Elaine Fantle
Shimberg, and her search for diagnosis and treatment for
three of her five children. Because the symptoms of TS can
disrupt and damage self-image and personal, school, and
work relationships, Shimberg's sound and compassionate advice
is invaluable to those who suffer from the syndrome, as
well as for family, friends, teachers, and coworkers.
Living with Tourette Syndrome does much to dispel
the myths about TS and provides sensible advice, comfort,
and hope for anyone affected by the disorder.
invaluable resource for all those who care for and about
persons with Tourette Syndrome-including child and youth
workers, health care providers, and employers."
- Marianne Neifert, M.D., pediatrician and author of Dr.
Mom and Dr. Mom's Parenting Guide
is the book for anyone with Tourette Syndrome and for
anyone who knows anyone with Tourette Syndrome."
-Archie A. Silver, M.D., professor and Director of Child
and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of South Florida.