Everything you need to understand or teach The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat by Oliver Sacks.
Oliver Sacks is a professor of clinical neurology who has spent years seeing patients. He has compiled some of his more interesting, more personal stories into one volume to share with the world. His goal in writing the book is to present the personal side of neurosis. Often books of this sort are written as a series of case studies full of medical terminology that leaves the average reader frustrated and unwilling to finish the book. Sacks mixes his clinical jargon with a personal empathy for his patients, drawing the reader in and allowing even the most inexperienced reader to gain a better understanding of the lives of the mentally disabled.
Sacks divides his book into four separate but somewhat intertwining parts. Just as many neurological diseases are not mutually exclusive, neither are the stories Sacks compiles. In each section, Sacks highlights several stories of patients suffering from...
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales Lesson Plans contain 127 pages of teaching material, including: