Providing authoritative and up-to-date medical and scientific information about Tourette syndrome, A Family’s Guide to Tourette Syndrome speaks to patients, families, care providers, academic institutions, and medical centers in easy-to-understand language about this neurodevelopmental disorder that affects children, adolescents, and adults worldwide. Each chapter is authored by leading neurologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, scientists, and others with… More A Family’s Guide To Tourette Syndrome
A marvelous story of three heroes – Adam, Chris (both have Tourette syndrome), and Matt (who has cerebral palsy). Constantly taunted by bullies, the boys find a marble full of magic powers that are nearly impossible to control. They accidentally aim a magical spell at the bullies, and … the adventure begins. Humorous and delightful, this… More Adam And The Magic Marble
Challenging Kids, Challenged Teachers is an educator’s go-to source for creating a supportive environment to successfully teach children with multiple neurological disorders including Tourette’s Syndrome, OCD, ADHD, LD, Nonverbal Learning Disability, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Asperger’s Syndrome, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Executive Dysfunction, Sensory Processing Disorder, Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Strep (PANDAS), Bipolar Disorder, “Storms”… More Challenging Kids, Challenged Teachers – Teaching Students With Tourette’s, Bipolar Disorder, Executive Dysfunction, OCD, ADHD, and More
When first published, this guide for parents of children and teens with Tourette syndrome (TS) was the only book to offer up-to-date information and advice for families. Now in an updated edition, Children with Tourette Syndrome offers even more. There’s new information on the latest research and medical developments in the field, and sections on… More Children with Tourette Syndrome: A Parents’ Guide (2nd Edition)
Coping with Tourette Syndrome includes forty activities to help kids with TS, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) understand, prepare for, and mask their tics. Kids will also learn how to best explain their tics to friends and curious strangers using humor, games, or brief scripts they have prepared. The activities in… More Coping With Tourette Syndrome: A Workbook For Kids With Tic Disorders
This video tracks the trials and triumphs of a 17 year old high school student who has struggled with tics caused by Tourette syndrome. With his permission, his mother turned the camera on him to document his journey. Avaialble in DVD format (Disc 1 55 mins, disc 2 includes bonus material)
Don’t Think About Monkeys is a remarkable collection of stories written by fourteen people who live with Tourette syndrome. Ranging from three teenagers learning to come to grips with teasing to adults encountering discrimination, the collection represents the incredible diversity of a disorder as diverse as life itself.
As a child with Tourette syndrome, Brad Cohen was ridiculed, beaten, mocked, and shunned. Children, teachers, and even family members found it difficult to be around him. As a teen, he was viewed by many as purposefully misbehaving, even though he had little power over the twitches and noises he produced, especially under stress. Even… More Front Of The Class: How Tourette Syndrome Made Me The Teacher I Never Had
When three year old Tyler was adopted from Ukraine in 1992, the orphanage director told the authors, “He just needs to be loved”, but Tyler needed much more than love. The product of neglect and abuse, he fought every attempt to be integrated into the family, afraid to trust human relationships. During his first years… More He Just Needs to be Loved
Written by a 10 year old boy with Tourette syndrome, this book depicts the frustrations, fears and embarrassments, as well as successes he has experienced. Very reassuring story for parents as well as children. Ages 5 and up.
Nathan begins to have tics. At first, his family and friends think he is doing it on purpose. He is teased at school. He learns he has Tourette syndrome and eventually shares this with his friends, his classmates, and learns to not feel badly about it.
Produced in association with the Tourette Association, this DVD presents a candid, wide-ranging look at the lives of children growing up with TS. the special demystifies and humanizes what it’s like to have TS by giving voice to children ages eight to 13 who have the disorder. The documentary features the youngsters going about their… More I Have Tourette’s But Tourette’s Doesn’t Have Me (DVD)
“Kids in the Syndrome Mix” is a concise, scientifically up-to-date (2014), all-in-one guide to the whole range of often co-existing neuro-behavioral disorders in children – from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder, and bipolar disorder, to autistic spectrum disorders, nonverbal learning disabilities, sensory integration problems, and executive dysfunction. Dr. Kutscher provides accessible information on… More Kids In The Syndrome Mix Of ADHD, LD, Aspergers, Tourette’s, Bipolar And More! The One Stop Guide for Parents, Teachers and Other Professionals (2nd Edition)
Dr. Duncan McKinlay is a psychologist, who has Tourette himself, and is the perfect mentor for all families looking for guidance about all things Tourette! His book will motivate individuals with Tourette syndrome to follow his steps to get rid of bothersome tics, one tic at a time. Written in a casual manner, like having… More Nix Your Tics! Eliminate Unwanted Tic Symptoms: A Guide for Young People
At a quick glance, Carrie looks just like everybody else in her seventh-grade class. She gets good grades, acts in school plays, kicks a pretty decent soccer ball, and is a sensational Game Boy champion. But watch her a little longer and Carrie looks very different. She shrugs her shoulder a little too often, jerks… More Quit It
This fun-to-read storybook simplifies and normalizes a complicated childhood condition, Tourette Syndrome. When read aloud, other children can identify why a peer may be treated differently and begin to empathize with them. In addition, children whose conditions set them apart as being different begin to feel accepted and safe. Book includes a Kids’ Quiz to reinforce… More Taking Tourette Syndrome To School
Meet Stretch More, a rubber-band character who loves video games and skateboarding, but also has behavior issues that frequently get him in trouble. Stretch is very inflexible! If you know a child like Stretch — one who has difficulty adapting to changes, handling frustrations, and problem solving — then this book can help! The book… More The Adventures of Stretch More: Pick-Your-Path Stories for Solving Problems Together
Children with TS are often teased and punished for the unusual yet uncontrollable symptoms of their disorder. Academic failure is common. The Tourette Syndrome/OCD Checklist helps parents and teachers to better understand children and youth with TS and/or OCD and provide the support and interventions these children need. Presented in a simple, concise, easy-to-read checklist… More The Tourette Syndrome/OCD Checklist: A Practical Reference For Parents And Teachers
This book will inspire teachers, parents, counselors and especially kids! Michael’s story unfolds with a new hurdle and difficult situation in each chapter. Told through this brave 12yr olds eyes, each problem and embarrassing tic is dealt with in his own original way, with excuses and humor. The reader will have a better understanding of what young… More The Tyrannosaurus Tic A Boy’s Adventure with Tourette Syndrome
In Tic Talk – Living with Tourette Syndrome, Dylan Peters shares what he has learned of tolerance and acceptance during the five years he’s had Tourette Syndrome. In a style that is often humorous and always insightful, Dylan helps others, young and old understand TS and the enormous pressures this little-understood affliction places on those… More Tic Talk: Living With Tourette Syndrome A 9 Year Old Boy’s Story In His Own Words