Everything you need to understand or teach A Leg to Stand On by Oliver Sacks.
This memoir relates the experience of noted neurologist and author Oliver Sacks, who, after years of having a position of authority over his patients, experiences a severe injury and discovers what it feels like to become a patient himself. From this new perspective, he examines the healing process and comes to what he feels are some important conclusions about the nature of the physician/patient relationship in general, and of his own injury in particular.
The narrative begins with the author's colorful description of the beginning of his happy, peaceable, trip up a challenging mountain in Norway. He writes of the various plants and vistas he observes, of his confusion at seeing a sign warning him of a bull where, he thinks, no bull is likely to be, and of his confidence that he will both complete his climb and be back at the nearby village well before sundown. ... View more of the A Leg to Stand On Summary
A Leg to Stand On Lesson Plans contain 158 pages of teaching material, including: