When Your Friend, Loved One or Relative Has Tourette Syndrome

Shawn Jackson Tourette Syndrome 0 Comments

We often empathize with people with who have it rough, but what many of us consider ‘rough’ is usually something like a terminal illness or homelessness. Things easily understandable. But what happens when a close friend or family member is diagnosed with something that isn’t easily understandable?

The Poem and The Genesis

Shawn Jackson Deaf And Deaf Culture, Tourette Syndrome 0 Comments

I felt those pangs as I was losing my hearing over the course of months and those times in High School when I had to be carried out of class because my ticcing had taken over my whole body and I was too loud for the entire school.