Everything you need to understand or teach The Quiet Room by Lori Schiller.
The Quiet Room is the story of Lori Schiller, a young Jewish woman who suffers from schizophrenia and her attempts to cope with the disease. The story is unusual not only because it is genuine but because Schiller reveals, in great detail, the state of her psychology throughout the course of her illness from its inception at age seventeen to finally bringing it under manageable control when she turned thirty, in 1989.
Lori was raised in a normal, upper middle class Jewish family. Her parents, Marvin and Nancy Schiller, and her two brothers, Steven and Mark Schiller are frequent contributors to the book, offering their own perspectives on Lori's disease, her suffering and the impact her disease had on her family as a whole.
Lori was did not always suffer from schizophrenia; instead, it manifested while she was at summer camp. All of a sudden, she heard The Voices...
The Quiet Room: A Journey Out of the Torment of Madness Lesson Plans contain 161 pages of teaching material, including: