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Mary Anderson, http://www.endmytics.org

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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: What is Tourette’s Syndrome?................................3 Introduction..........................................................................3 The History of Tourette’s Syndrome ......................................4 Chapter 2: What are the Symptoms of Tourette’s Syndrome? ...5 Chapter 3: Who is Affected? .....................................................7 Chapter 4: Can the Symptoms of Tourette’s Syndrome Be Controlled?..............................................................................8 Chapter 5: What Causes Tourette’s Syndrome?........................9 Chapter 6: How Does Tourette’s Affect Children? ................... 11 Chapter 7: How is Tourette’s Syndrome Diagnosed?...............13 Chapter 8: How is Tourette’s Syndrome Treated in Children?. 14 Determine the best educational setting for a child withTourette’s............................................................................15 Accommodate for writing problems ..................................... 17 Accommodate for problems relating to language .................19 Chapter 9: Recommendations for Attention Problems............. 20 Chapter 10: Tourette’s Syndrome Management ......................22 Chapter 11: Famous People withTS.......................................24 Concluding Thoughts ............................................................. 25

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Mary Anderson

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Chapter 1: What is Tourette’s Syndrome?
Introduction You may have heard about Tourette’s Syndrome from a number of places – movies or television is a common source for most people in their exposure to Tourette’s. You willoften see young children, and sometimes adults, with this disorder portrayed in movies or on television, spouting obscenities in a fashion that may seem utterly baffling to most people; it is particularly baffling to those who are complete uneducated about the actual Syndrome, what it does, and why it does it. If you are dealing with children who have this Syndrome, your need for information onTourette’s becomes increasingly urgent. What is this Syndrome? What is causing the child to have these involuntary behavior actions? How are you to deal with it? Are there any treatment options you can seek? How are you, as a parent, caregiver, or close family friend, to deal with the child? What can and can’t you do with this child? How will it affect your ability to go out in public with this child?...
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