Tics and Tourette Syndrome | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • How can I help my child fit in at school and around other kids?
  • Is there a medicine that could help my child?
  • Could my child also have attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)?
  • Are there other therapies that could help my child?
  • Will my child have problems when he/she starts school?
  • Are there any materials you could share with me that I could give to my child’s teacher/daycare provider?


Recognition and Management of Tourette's Syndrome and Tic Disorders by MM Bagheri, J Kerbeshian, L Burd (American Family Physician April 15, 1999, http://www.aafp.org/afp/990415ap/2263.html)

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Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 04/99