The Life That Chose Us: Educators with Tourette Syndrome

Belleville, IL, September 04, 2013 --( "The Life That Chose Us: Educators with Tourette Syndrome" is available now in paperback. This nonfiction book is a must read for everyone interested in how disabilities influence the personal and career development of individuals. This is the first title published by a new independent publisher, JKS Press.

Jennifer K. Stenger, Ph.D. invites the reader into her own personal experience and the lives of educators who have Tourette syndrome. This inside glimpse of life with Tourette syndrome is a ground breaking meld of personal experiences and sound research. Through in-depth interviews with seven educators, Dr. Stenger explores the experiences and careers of teachers with disabilities. These powerful narratives bring insight into how Tourette syndrome shaped the identity of the teachers and how it shapes relationships within schools.

This book is available at

The author will be at a book signing at The Abbey, 5801 W. Main Street, Belleville, Illinois, on 9/7/2013 from 10:00am to Noon.

She will be at another book signing at Book World in the Hickory Point Mall in Forsyth, Illinois, on 9/28/2013 from 1:00 – 3:00pm.

The author is also scheduled to appear at the McKendree University Education Fall Conference in Lebanon, Illinois, on 10/26/2013. Following Dr. Stenger’s presentation, she will be signing books. Please contact the publisher by email at for additional book events or to schedule an event at your location.
JKS Press
Jennifer K Stenger