(Just a note: this website was
designed for newcomers to Tourette's syndrome, to be read through in page order.
You can browse the pages in the order you desire, but if you're new to Tourette
you may get a better overview by reading through the pages in order, by clicking
on the Next Page links throughout.)
Strengths and advantages associated with Tourette's syndrome
Medical literature supports the common lore that children with Tourette
syndrome have uncommon gifts.
Growing up with Tourette's
Syndrome: Information for Kids
A new website about Tourette syndrome, with information targeted to ages
5–8, ages 9–13, and a section for parents.
HBO Documentary on Tourette's Syndrome
Video clips of Tourette's syndrome HBO Documentary
First Five Things to Do After Your Child Is Diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome
I may not agree with all of them, but # 1 is interesting.
Syndrome Research Article Summary
Controversy, myth, and inaccurate
information about Tourette syndrome
Phil on Tourette's syndrome and Asperger's syndrome: "Extreme Disorders"
and brain imaging
Laura Schlessinger on Tourette's
Comings, M.D. - Hope Press - The Gene Bomb
definition of Tourette's Syndrome by Joseph Jankovic, M.D. in the New England
Journal of Medicine
Brain Stimulation, Tourette's Syndrome, and "Miracle Workers"
Disclaimer - Just a Mom !
I am not a medical person and
am not qualified to give medical advice.
Please discuss your treatment with your personal physician.
PLEASE NOTE: I am NOT
affiliated with another Tourette's website which uses the tourettenowwhat name!
(Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery? Or another webmaster trick
to derive traffic from my name?)
A word about spelling
The official name of the condition, according
to the DSM-IV-TR, 307.23, is Tourette's disorder.
Tourette's is also referred to as TS, Tourette Syndrome, Tourette's syndrome,
GTS, and Gilles de la Tourette's Syndrome.
Common misspellings are tourettes syndrome, tourretts, tourrettes, touretts,
terrets, terets, turettes, turetts, turets, turetes and turrets syndrom.
Tourette's disease is a common misnomer (it's not a disease).
Tick is a common misspelling: ticks are nasty critters that suck blood
from dogs and people. People with Tourette's disorder have tics.
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