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Name Tourette Syndrome
Related to/Also known as Tourette's syndrome
Symptoms of Tourette Syndrome
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.
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Useful national contacts Tourettes Action
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Helpline: 0330 777 8427
Find your nearest support group:
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Children & young people Children & young people (Tourettes Action)
Information related to children and young people who have Tourette Syndrome.
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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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How Tourette's Syndrome affects learning (About Learning Disabilities)
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Touretteshero (raising awareness and dealing with challenges)
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The pain of Tourette's: 'I'm always covered in bruises' (BBC, January 2019)
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News and events  
Our resources

Can I Tell You About Tourette Syndrome? A guide for friends, family and professionals The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Tourette Syndrome 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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