Med Head: My Knock-down, Drag-out, Drugged-up Battle with My Brain Topics for Discussion

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Describe Cory's initial descent into the tics and compulsions that eventually overtake his life. Where did it all start? Who, if anyone, is to blame for exacerbating his medical problems? In the first few precarious months, do you think his parents, teachers, and doctors handled his situation well? Why or why not? Be sure to include examples from the text to help strengthen your arguments.

How did life with Tourette's Syndrome and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder affect Cory's life at school? How did his classmates and teachers treat him? What special resources, if any, were set up to ensure Cory's success in school? Which of Cory's teachers handled his situation best? Which handled it worst? What does Cory's story tell you about the relationship between education and mental illness? Be sure to include examples from the text to help strengthen your argument.

As he grew...

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