Tag Archives: Tourette’s Syndrome

My pediatrician is not taking my concerns seriously.

I’m concerned about my four-year-old daughter. Since she was old enough to sit up she has had what I thought were spasms in her arms and legs. She holds her arms out away from her and flexes her fingers, her … Continue reading

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How can I help my son deal with his Tourette’s?

My ten-year-old son has Tourette Syndrome, his tics involve his large muscles making jerking movements. How can we help him deal with comments from his peer group? Can you recommend some resourses for his age to help him understand his … Continue reading

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My son loves to argue and can say very hurtful things. What can I do?

My ten-year-old son has always shown signs of opposition, he loves to argue. He can be hateful at times and says nasty, hurtful things. He can also be very loving and feels bad if he hurts someone’s feelings. I feel sometimes he … Continue reading

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Does my three-year-old daughter have Tourette’s?

I have been told that one of the signs for Tourette’s, particularly in children, is pointing or when they connect their fingers, knuckles or fists together (my mother-in-law said my husband did this from 2-8 years of age, my husband … Continue reading

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Does my son have Tourette’s Syndrome?

My nephew, age seven, has been diagnosed with Tourette’s syndrome. My own son squints quite a lot. Could my son have Tourette’s? What is Tourette’s syndrome? The hallmark of Tourette’s syndrome is tics or involuntary movements. Motor tics are often … Continue reading

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