Name Tourette Syndrome
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
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Helpline: 0330 777 8427
Find your nearest support group:
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Online resources Tourette's Syndrome (NHS Choices)
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Tourette's Syndrome (TS) (NHS Choices video)
A neurologist talks about Tourette's syndrome
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Tourette's Syndrome: Joanna's story (NHS Choices video)
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How Tourette's Syndrome affects learning (About Learning Disabilities)
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Our resources

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 Link opens in new window look in your local library for this book.
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