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Tourette's Syndrome & Tic Disorders

Neurological disorders characterized, in mild form, by involuntary tics and movements. Tourette's syndrome affects the brain, causing involuntary movements and sounds (tics). IThe disorder usually starts in childhood, and affects about one in 100 children.

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PsychNet-UK Tourette's Syndrome Information Sheet. - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.  
Association for Comprehensive NeuroTherapy (ACN) - Dedicated to exploring advanced and alternative treatments for neurological conditions. We are presently focusing on autism, Tourette syndrome, and attention deficit disorder/hyperactivity. Includes an on-line survey.  3/5
Ataxic Cerebral Palsy, also known as Ataxic CP, can be caused by a several factors. As with most forms of cerebral palsy, it is usually brought on by brain damage during pregnancy, delivery, or even after birth. Although symptoms can develop at birth, for the most part, Ataxic Cerebral Palsy is most commonly diagnosed in children between three and eighteen months old. 4/5
Henry Spink Foundation - On Tourettes Syndrome -Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder that was first diagnosed and described by the French neurologist Dr George Gilles de la Tourette in 1825, though several historical figures are now thought to have been sufferers before then, including Samuel Johnson and Mozart. . 4/5
Net Doctor UK - Tourette’s syndrome is a complex disorder that's not yet fully understood. It affects behaviour in different ways. Tourette's is sometimes called Gilles de la Tourette’s syndrome or TS. 3/5
Shpunter's Tourette's Syndrome Help Website -  This site to designed to help educate people about this disorder. 3/5
Tourette Syndrome Fact Sheet - From the NINDS.- Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder characterized by repetitive, stereotyped, involuntary movements and vocalizations called tics. The disorder is named for Dr. Georges Gilles de la Tourette, the pioneering French neurologist who in 1885 first described the condition in an 86-year-old French noblewoman. 3/5
Tourettes's Action UK - TS is an inherited neurological condition. It affects one schoolchild in every hundred and more than 300,000 children and adults in the UK. The key feature is tics, involuntary and uncontrollable sounds and movements. 4/5
Tourette Syndrome "Plus" - A comprehensive site with information for parents, teachers, and clinicians about Tourette's and associated or comorbid conditions such as OCD, ADHD, Executive Dysfunction, "Rage Attacks," and much more. Tips for teachers and free materials for parents and all site visitors. This site is not by an organization. It is just a site I created to share information as a psychologist, parent of special needs children, and pro bono education advocate. 4/5
Welcome to the Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada - Established in 1976, the Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada (TSFC) is the only federally registered, charitable organization of volunteers assisting individuals affected by Tourette Syndrome (TS) and its associated disorders. 4/5
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PsychNet-UK Chronic Motor - Vocal Tic Disorder Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
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PsychNet-UK Tic Disorders Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Controlling Behavior Of Children With Tourette And Tic Disorders. - A program to train parents how to manage the disruptive behavior of children with Tourette syndrome (TS) and tic disorders works well, according to a pilot study conducted by Yale School of Nursing and the Yale Child Study Center. 3/5
Differentiating Tic Disorders. - An Article by Beverly Weiss. A tic is a repetitive, uncontrollable, purposeless contraction of an individual muscle or group of muscles, usually in the face, arms, or shoulders. Not rated
Disorders - Tic / Tourette's   - Visit the Mental Health InfoSource Home Page Tic Disorders/Tourette's Syndrome Ask the Expert.  3/5
NHS Choices - Tic Disorders. - Tics are rapid, repeated, involuntary contractions of a group of muscles that either result in a movement (a motor tic) or a sound (a vocal tic). Most tics are mild, infrequent and hardly noticeable, but some can be frequent and severe. 3/5
Tic Disorders in Children - Tics are defined as sudden, rapid and repeating muscle movements often associated with vocalizations.Tics occur in a wide variety of disorders. Transient tic disorders occur in up to 25% of children—most commonly in boys. 2/5
Google Scholarly Article on Tourettes Syndrome - Click Here
Tourette's Syndrome & Tic Disorders
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Recommended Books    
Tourettes Syndrome

Tics and Tourette Syndrome: A Handbook for Parents and Professionals (Paperback)

Tictionary: A Reference Guide to the World of Tourette Syndrome, AS, ADHD and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder for Parents and Professionals (Paperback)

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