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The following links are in English

  • Tics and Tourette's Syndrome in Children
    Information for parents about tics and Tourette's syndrome from the American Academy of Family Physicians.

  • Tourette Syndrome Clinic
    The Tourette Syndrome Clinic at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center evaluates, diagnoses and treats kids with tics, hyperactivity, attention deficits and obsessive compulsive behaviors.

  • Tourette Syndrome
    Comprehensive information on Tourette Syndrome, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder, "rage attacks," and other childhood-onset conditions: descriptions, treatment, school-related issues, advocacy needs.

  • Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc.
    website of national Tourette Syndrome Association - the only national voluntary non-profit membership organization in this field. Its mission is to identify the cause of, find the cure for and control the effects of this disorder. TSA has approximately 50 U.S. Chapters and 300 support groups, and International Contacts around the world. The Association develops and disseminates educational material to individuals, professionals, and to agencies in the fields of health care, education and government; coordinates support services to help people and their families cope with the problems that occur with TS; funds research that will ultimately find the cause of and cure for TS and, at the same time, lead to improved medications and treatments. TSA's Research Fund provides grants to highly qualified scientists as they strive to uncover the mysteries of TS in relentless pursuit of its cause and cure.

  • Tourette Syndrome Association of Australia
    The association disseminates educational materials in the fields of health care, education and welfare service, provides telephone counseling and operates support groups. We provide parent advocacy and other services to help families cope with problems that may occur with TS. The association regularly publishes a newsletter. We continue to work towards seeking better treatments and improving the overall quality of life for TS sufferers.

  • Tourette Syndrome Association of Florida
    The Tourette Syndrome Association of Florida is a voluntary organization dedicated to helping individuals with Tourette Syndrome and their families by: gathering and distributing information, promoting local self-help and professional services, promoting research, and providing local TS meetings.

  • Tourette Syndrome.Com
    Tourette-Syndrome.com provides an interactive "meeting place" for anyone interested in Tourette Syndrome or people wanting to help others who have TS. Our online community services include free e-mail, free personal web pages, instant messaging, message boards, chat rooms, pen-pal listings, life story publications and an online shopping mall. We contribute 100% of all net profits made from sales in our Go2emall.com stores to the Tourette Syndrome College Scholarship Fund.

  • Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada
    The Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada is a national voluntary organization dedicated to helping individuals with Tourette Syndrome and their families by: gathering and distributing information, promoting local self-help and professional services and promoting research.

  • What is Tourette Syndrome?
    Over 100 years ago, the French physician Georges Gilles de la Tourette wrote an article in which he described nine individuals who, since childhood, had suffered from involuntary movements and sounds and compulsions to exhibit unusual rituals or acts. In his honor, this constellation of symptoms was named Gilles de la Tourette's Syndrome, but over time, it became known as just Tourette Syndrome. But it is not just the name that has shifted over time. The very definition of Tourette Syndrome and our understanding of it have also gone through significant shifts

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