Tourette's Syndrome

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has a leaflet on Tourette's Syndrome.

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Tourettes Action

A national UK charity, providing support for people with Tourette's syndrome (and their parents), and information for professionals and the media. They also raise money for medical research and campaign nationally to achieve their aims.

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Tics/Twitches/Grunts - Responding helpfully to a Child or Young Person who Appears to have Tics.

Information from HandsOnScotland.

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Tourette syndrome and tic management

Information from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust.

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Managing tics in the classroom

Information from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust.

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Medicine Guide for Tourette's Syndrome and Other Tic Disorders

Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines (drugs), conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project.

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OAASIS

OAASIS offers an information service to parents and professionals on all issues connected with special needs education for a range of conditions, including Tourette's syndrome. Part of The Hesley Group which includes independent schools and colleges for children with conditions in the autistic spectrum and related disorders.

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Mental Health Foundation

Provide good information about Tourette's syndrome.

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Tourette's syndrome

Information from BUPA.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

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