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Bullying Prevention & Tourette Syndrome

Bullying Prevention & Tourette Syndrome

Published: Mar 12th, 2018

As in any diagnosis that would set a child apart from their classmate, having a tic or Tourette disorder can, unfortunately, make your child a target for bullying. While that […]

Social Concerns Related to Tourette Syndrome

Published: May 4th, 2015

Occasionally children with Tourette Syndrome can demonstrate difficulties with peer and adult social relationships. Having appropriate social skills is an important part of development, peer relations and school success. Many […]

Benefits of Rehab Services for Management of Tourette Syndrome

Published: Jan 2nd, 2015

Occupational, Speech and Physical Therapy services are skilled trained professionals that assist in the rehab process of various conditions throughout one’s lifespan. Rehab services are widely and commonly utilized for […]

Strategies for Homework Success with Tourette Syndrome

Published: Nov 3rd, 2014

Completing homework after school can be difficult with those children who suffer from Tourette Syndrome. Tics, themselves, can create difficulties with school work, but the comorbid conditions of attention difficulties, […]

Parkinson’s Disease and Muscle Rigidity

Published: Aug 26th, 2014

Muscle rigidity (also known as muscle stiffness) is one of the four cardinal symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD) and is often one of the chief complaints of patients with PD. Muscle […]

Tourette Syndrome and Work Modification

Published: Aug 3rd, 2014

People who struggle with tics and Tourette Syndrome, are not only children. Adults can have tics as well. Tics can present throughout adulthood in a small population of those with […]

Bullying Prevention with Tourette Syndrome

Published: Jul 1st, 2014

As with any diagnosis that would set a child apart from their classmate, having Tourette Syndrome can unfortunately make your child a target for bullying. Some possible signs and symptoms […]

Dysgraphia and Handwriting Difficulties related to Tourette Syndrome

Dysgraphia and Handwriting Difficulties related to Tourette Syndrome

Published: May 2nd, 2014

  Dysgraphia is defined as difficulty with handwriting (as seen above), regardless of the student’s ability to read.  Dysgraphia is not always related to an intellectual disability.  Handwriting can appear […]

Techniques to Improve Sleep Patterns of Children with Tourette Syndrome

Published: Feb 3rd, 2014

Children who suffer from Tourette Syndrome can have a high likely-hood of having difficulty falling asleep at night.  This can be due to the comorbid condition of Sensory Integration Dysfunction.  […]

Strategies for School Success with Tourette’s/Tics

Published: Dec 30th, 2013

The start of the school year can be a stressful time for any student, but for children with Tourette’s or Tics, it can be particularly difficult.  Social anxiety, stress of […]