Links to Other Tourette Syndrome Resources

CDC – Children’s Mental Health
Information about symptoms, treatment, research, and data on children’s mental health.

Tourette Association of AmericaExternal
Tourette Association of America’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.

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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke -Tourette SyndromeExternal
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 PsychiatryExternal
Information to aid in the understanding and treatment of developmental, behavioral, and mental disorders that affect children and adolescents.

Family DoctorExternal
Familydoctor.org, 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.

KidsHealth.orgExternal
KidsHealth.org provides information about the symptoms of TS and how to get help for children.

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

Support

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

Tourette Association of AmericaExternal
Find local chapters, support groups, and centers of excellence

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Finding a Provider

American Academy of NeurologyExternal

American Psychological AssociationExternal

Child or Adolescent PsychiatristExternal (AACAP)

Tourette Association: Find a DoctorExternal

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Related Disorders

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)External
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)External

Anxiety DisordersExternal

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)External

National Resource Center on ADHDExternal
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 CenterExternal
Provides the public information and referrals on mental health and mental health services (including information about depression, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and anxiety). Top of Page