Tourette syndrome (TS) is a condition of the central nervous system. Tics are sudden twitches, movements, or sounds that people do repeatedly. Remember, these facts will give you only basic information.
Step 2: Think about some questions you might have about TS. Step 5: Find out about people you can read about to help with your Quest.
Step 4: Check out some great websites to help you learn more.
Produced in association with the Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA), I HAVE TOURETTE’S, BUT TOURETTE’S DOESN’T HAVE ME presents a candid, wide-ranging look at the lives of children growing up with this baffling condition.
In every school in America, it’s likely that at least one child has Tourette Syndrome (TS), a neurological condition characterized by repetitive, involuntary vocal and motor tics that persist over time.
Do you think teachers in your school would provide extended time on reading assignments and handwritten work if a child had eye, head, neck, shoulder, or arm tics?
We provide links to other web pages if you want to learn more about a topic.Some of these pages are on the CDC web site and others are on outside websites.Links to organizations and companies outside of CDC are included for information only.Many parents and educators don’t recognize the symptoms and often the disorder goes undiagnosed or misdiagnosed.This can be purchased from the TSA website: story for young children with TS and their peers. l The full story can be purchased from the Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA) website in English or Spanish is about a happy 11-year-old baseball player and video game wizard.Dakota is initially diagnosed as having a brain tumor!