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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 […]

DBS for Tourette Registry shows benefit for select patients

DBS for Tourette Registry shows benefit for select patients

Published: Jan 18th, 2018

University of Florida researchers are leading a multinational registry that tracks the progress of patients who have received deep brain stimulation for Tourette syndrome. In a report published in JAMA […]

Tourette Syndrome-It’s not what you think it is

Tourette Syndrome-It’s not what you think it is

Published: Jul 12th, 2016

On July 6th, the Tourette Association of America shared this new image of what exactly is Tourette Syndrome.  How powerful is this? What do you think?   So, what does […]

Anger Outbursts and Tourette Syndrome

Anger Outbursts and Tourette Syndrome

Published: Jul 7th, 2015

Children and adults with Tourette Syndrome can experience a phenomenon called “Rage Attacks” in which the person has an unexplained outburst of uncontrollable rage or anger. These “attacks” are typically […]

How to Increase Awareness of TS in your Community

How to Increase Awareness of TS in your Community

Published: Jun 1st, 2015

May 15-June 15 2015 is national Tourette Awareness Month.  Many clinics and counties are prompting awareness of Tourette Syndrome across the county.  If you are looking for ways to increase […]

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 […]

Sleep Difficulties with Tourette Syndrome

Published: Dec 1st, 2014

Getting to bed and falling asleep can be difficult for a child with Tourette Syndrome (TS). It has been estimated that as many as 80% of patients with TS have […]

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, […]

University of Florida now a Tourette Center of Excellence with SE Consortium

Published: Oct 10th, 2014

The University of Florida Health Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration has been named a Tourette syndrome center of excellence along with four other centers in the Southeastern United States.