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Tourette Syndrome Association
Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA) 's mission is to identify the cause of, find the cure for, and control the effects of this disorder. The Association develops and disseminates educational materials to the public, professionals, and agencies; coordinates support services to help people and their families cope; and funds research that will ultimately find the cause of and cure for TS and lead to improved medications and treatments.

Facts about Tourette Syndrome (fact sheet)

What is Tourette Syndrome? (information mainly for health care professionals)

Information for Kids

Information for Educators

A toddler playing with a laptop computerNational Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke -Tourette Syndrome
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke conducts research to prevent, diagnose and treat neurological disorders, such as Tourette Syndrome, and other related diseases.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Information to aid in the understanding and treatment of developmental, behavioral, and mental disorders that affect children and adolescents.

Family Doctor, operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), provides families with health information about TS that has been reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals. provides information about the symptoms of TS and how to get help for children.

Neuroscience for Kids
Neuroscience for Kids provides a definition, facts, a list of famous people with TS, and a short quiz.

Tourette Syndrome Plus
Tourette Syndrome Plus provides information about Tourette Syndrome, related conditions and concerns, and treatments.

Related Disorders

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Scientific organization dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health. Learn about the symptoms, treatments, and where to find services for the following disorders:

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Anxiety Disorders

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
National advocacy organization for individuals affected by ADHD. CHADD organizes local chapters for information and support.

National Resource Center on ADHD
Dedicated to providing evidence-based information about ADHD to the public. Includes a toll-free number to speak with a Health Information Specialist: 1-800-233-4050.

SAMHSA's National Mental Health Information Center
Provides the public information and referrals on mental health and mental health services (including information about depression, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and anxiety).


Family Voices, Inc.
Advocacy group families from throughout the United States who have children with special health needs.

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American Academy of Neurology

American Psychological Association

Child or Adolescent Psychiatrist (AACAP)

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