Tourette syndrome boy co-creates book: 'Once people understand, they don't laugh'

Zachary Pattinson demurred on telling his classmates about his condition because "there are too many people to tell".
Zachary Pattinson demurred on telling his classmates about his condition because "there are too many people to tell".ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

SINGAPORE - Zachary Pattinson is a natural in front of the video camera, flashing a charming smile here, an impish grin there, as The Straits Times' team interviews him.

That was not always the case, though. During the circuit breaker last year, he refused to turn on the web camera when his Kindergarten 2 class had home-based learning.

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