Tourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome

Tourette syndrome is a disorder of the nervous system. A child with Tourette syndrome has sudden movements with no purpose that he or she cannot control, and makes sounds he or she cannot control (vocal tics). These signs may get worse when the child is feeling stressed. Medicine can help control these.

Some information under Tourette syndrome includes:

  • attention deficit disorder and Tourette syndrome
  • behavior
  • education
  • genetics
  • medication
  • obsessive-compulsive disorder and Tourette syndrome

Visit these websites for more information:

Diagnosis and Treatment - National Tourette Syndrome Association

Help for Families - The Tourette Syndrome Association

Tics and Tourette's Syndrome in Children -  American Academy of Family Physicians

Tourette Syndrome - Teens Health, The Nemours Foundation

Tourette Syndrome Fact Sheet - National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Treatments and drugs - Mayo Clinic

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