Tips for Tourettes
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Tips for Tourettes

ABC’s of Tourette Syndrome

A= Acceptance of Tourette’s and it’s symptoms 
¨ Your child may not be able to control his symptoms, 
  but you can control your reactions to them
¨ Both you and your child should understand all aspects of TS, 
  so you can make informed decisions
¨ Educate those who touch your child’s life
B= Build Self-esteem - confidence, skills ¨ This is the single most important thing you can do for your child ¨ Give them tasks they can complete ¨ Search out their God-given talents ¨ Praise, Praise, Praise
C= Choose your battles wisely ¨ Find creative ways to cope ¨ Concentrate on prevention of any self-injurious behavior your child may have to himself and others ¨ Discover what is most effective with your child, and with your specific circumstances ¨ Discipline to teach the child what his mistake was and how he can learn to make better choices from it.

The ABC’s of Tourette’s
Our Tourette Links
Our Story about Tourettes
Classroom Strategies with Tourettes
Glossary of Terms for Tourettes
F.A.Q. about Tourettes
Simplified Chart for Tic ID
Common Myths about TS
Diag. Criteria for TS