Boy. Am I Mad?
by Heather Taylor
Publisher: Freado 2011
Number of pages: 198
Heather, who was head of department of a service for children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, suffered a massive blow to her 31 year career when she was falsely accused of slapping a pupil. She suffered severe reactive depression and anxiety as a result of the allegation. This book tells her story.
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