• FamilysGuideToTS

    A Family’s Guide to Tourette Syndrome

    Editors: John T. Walkup, MD; Jonathan W. Mink, MD, PhD; Kevin St.P. McNaught, PhD

    Providing authoritative and up-to-date medical ands cientific information about Tourette Syndrome, A Family's Guide to Tourette Syndrome speaks tp patients, fmailies, care providers, academic institutions and medical centres in easy-to-understand language.

    Publishd by National Tourette Syndrome Association USA 2012


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    Black Bird

    by Marea Whitley, TSAA member.
    Story of young girl in the 60s with TS growing up in the Catholic Education System, (Australia).


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    Coping with Tourette Syndrome

    A workbook for kids with Tic Disorders

    by Sandra Buffolano MA, Published by Instant Help 2008 — Paperback 120 pages
    40 Simple, fun activities to teach kids to; Cope with school & relate to friends; Manage behaviour in public places; Strengthen self-esteem. This practical workbook helps kids with TS, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), or attention-defecit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) understand, prepare for, and mask their tics. After completing these exercises, kids with TS will have all the tools they need to handle their tics with confidence and grace in any situation.

    An exclelent pro-active tool for families, teachers and psychologists — Suitable for primary aged children


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    Nix Your Tics

    by Dr. B. Duncan McKinlay — Psychologist.

    Paperback 144pages published 2008
    A how-to guide book to help teens and young people learn to manage, treat, or get rid of bothersome tic or tick symptoms. It teaches behavioral techniques like habit reversal training and CBIT, fosters a positive attitude, and provides hope.

    Excellent resource for teenagers.


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    Not Just Ticked Off

    TSA Victoria.
    Stories and strategies for managing TS.


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    THE FACTS – Tourette Syndrome

    Second Edition
    by Mary Robertson and Andrea Cavanna. Published by Oxford University Press, 2008.
    The latest findings causes of of the syndrome, how it is diagnosed, and how to cope if you or a a relative has been diagnosed. It also provides chapters focusing on education, employment and empowerment, as well as famous and successful people who have achieved their goals despite their diagnosis. It is suitable for families, friends, teachers, clinicians and doctors alike.


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    The Tourette Sydrome & OCD Checklist

    The Tourette Syndrome & OCD Checklist — A practical reference for Parents & Teachers by Susan Connors Med.
    Published 2011
    • Provides a wealth of information on Tourette Syndrome,Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and related conditions
    • Includes strategies for discipline and behavior management,advice on supporting and motivating kids with TS and OCD,homework tips, and more
    • Shows how to educate peer students about TS and OCD
    Loaded with practical information, strategies, and resources,this book helps parents and teachers to better understand Tourette Syndrome and OCD and shows how every individual can reach their potential in school and in life.

    An exclelent pro-active tool for families, teachers and psychologists — Suitable for primary aged children


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    The Yipping Tiger

    by Perminder Sachdev

    This fascinating collection of case studies from neuropsychiatrist Perminder Sachdev offers unparalleled insight into the intricate processes of the human brain. From golfer’s yip (involuntary wrist movements) and Tourette’s syndrome to phantom limbs and anorexia nervosa, these case studies reveal the latest research on brain disorders and injuries as well as the challenges they pose for both doctor and patient. Drawn from decades of treating patients, these ten stories include some of the author’s most difficult and rewarding cases.

    Engagingly written and reflecting both Sachdev’s empathy for the patients and his ability to explain complex science, this highly readable book will appeal to anyone interested in the mysterious workings of the human brain.


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    Tic Attack

    TSA, Victoria, Australia.
    Stories by children about TS, (small book).
    Kids telling it like it is—Insightful comments by young people who reflect their own experience of the disorder.


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    Tick Talk

    by Dylan Peters — a 9 year old with TS.
    Illustrated paperback story of young boy with TS. Both humorous and insightful.

    Excellent resource for use for school talks to help explain TS to children and their peers (Primary age).


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    Tourette’s With Dignity: Don’t TIC Me Off

    A softcover, 64 page, full colour booklet.
    The authors are: Dr Paul Sandor, Dr Mary Robertson, Stuart Ellis-Myers
    (aka ‘twitchy’), Dr Sharon Chung and Dr Colin Shapiro boy with TS.