|Related to/Also known as||Tourette's syndrome|
|Symptoms||Tourette Syndrome is a neurological disorder characterised by multiple tics, which are sudden, repetitive involuntary movements and sounds. The condition varies greatly in its severity. Children may also have other behavioural problems.|
|Useful national contacts||Tourettes Action
Helpline: 0330 777 8427
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|Online resources||Tourette's Syndrome (NHS Choices)
Tourette's Syndrome (TS) (NHS Choices video)
A neurologist talks about Tourette's syndrome
Tourette's Syndrome: Joanna's story (NHS Choices video)
How Tourette's Syndrome affects learning (About Learning Disabilities)
The library at The Brain Charity has a range of reference resources on this condition and on a wide range of disability-related issues.
Visit our library to read Can I Tell You About Tourette Syndrome? A guide for friends, family and professionals by M. Leicester, T. Phillips-Smith and J. Collier. Or have a look in your local library for this book.