Tourette Syndrome

Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder characterized by repetitive, involuntary movements and vocalizations called tics. It affects one in 100 people, with 75% of those affected male. The following are resources helpful for educators and families who would like additional information:

Succeeding with TS: A Resource Guide for Teachers (PDF).

National Institute of Neuorological Disorders and Stroke, Tourette Syndrome Fact Sheet. See

Tourette Association of America, Tourette Syndrome Education. See

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Tourette Syndrome. See

Specific Classroom Strategies and Techniques for Students with Tourette Syndrome (PDF).