A book about Tourettes syndrome

This book is such an eye opening story about how people were treated before mental illness was acceptable in society. The book is a story about a girl and her family’s journey in the 50s. Ì recommend it. It’s probably top 10 books that I read before this stupid illness took that from me.

The book is called “Icy Sparks”
written by Gwyn Rubio

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Sounds really interesting!

Is it fiction or non-fiction?

I just recently watched a Youtube video about some kids with Tourette’s. I am thankful that i don’t have to deal with what they deal with.

It is fiction but amazingly well written

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My oldest son has Tourettes and autism and adhd. Every day he works harder than anyone I know. We were not given a very good prognosis but he proved them wrong every day. Now he works a good physical job and will be going for his class one truckers license soon.

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Sounds like he’s doing pretty good. You must be very proud of him!

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