Learn About Tourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome (TS) causes people to have “tics”. Tics are sudden twitches, movements, or sounds that people do repeatedly. People who have tics cannot stop their body from doing these things.

Children’s Mental Disorders: A Journey for Parents and Children
Children's Mental Disorders

Meet two families and hear about their experiences living with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Tourette Syndrome.

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Stethoscope and book

Learn about how TS and other tic disorders are diagnosed.

Professional family therapist writing notes

Information about medication and behavioral therapy for tics.

School counselor talking with 9 year old girl

Learn how Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT) teaches a person to become aware of their behavior and helps them change how they behave.