Useful Links About 'Tourette Syndrome'   and 'Tourette Syndrome In Higher Education'

 

 

Tourette Syndrome “Plus”

 

 

Concise information on Tourette Syndrome.  Includes articles, handouts, and classroom tips for students.  Advice for tutors about teaching people with several neuro-behavioural differences.

http://www.tourettesyndrome.net/

 

 

Awareness Exercise for Teachers: Tics

 

A PDF file with information about what it is like to experience tics.  The information is aimed at teachers of students who may have been identified as Touretters.

http://www.tourettesyndrome.net/Files/Awareness_tics_teachers.PDF

 

 

Educating Children

With

Tourette

Syndrome

 

 

This file contains very comprehensive information on Tourette’s. Ranging from: An overview of Tourette Syndrome, associated disorders, behavioural features, learning disabilities and academic performance.  The information in this file is primarily based around children, but is general enough to apply, and aid an understanding of Tourette Syndrome in higher education.  The overview of Tourette Syndrome is very comprehensive.

http://www.tourettesyndrome.net/Files/nysednetversion.pdf

 

 

Tourette Syndrome Association

(TSA)

 

 

The Tourette Syndrome Association website contains plenty of information on Tourette Syndrome and useful pages containing information on higher education. See item below as well.

http://www.tsa-usa.org/  (home page)

 

 

TSA'S

Young Adult Newsletter
Archive Page

 

 

The TSA's online newsletter “It's Not Just for Kids Anymore” is aimed at young adults ages 18 to 35.  There are 4 newsletters available in PDF format.  Topics include College life, dating, job searching, and motivating success stories of adults with TS.

http://www.tsa-usa.org/YANews/YA%20archive%20page.html

 

COLLEGE:

TS Shouldn't Hold

You Back

 

Information on becoming a College/University Student if you are labelled as having Tourette’s.  Info and advice on: “Getting In”, Student Disability Offices, Entrance Exams and Social Life.

http://www.tsa-usa.org/LivingWithTS/college.htm

 

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Tourette’s – Disorder.

 

 

Plenty of information on Tourette’s, minimal info on “TS and higher education”.

http://www.tourettes-disorder.com/

 

 

Angelfire:

Tourette’s Syndrome

 

 

Information on Tourette’s, classroom strategies for children with Tourette’s.  Strategies could be useful for students and  staff in higher education.

http://www.angelfire.com/ok/onedayatatime/

 

Booklet Available To Order

 

 

Booklet for sale titled “From ADHD to Tourette Syndrome: Supporting Students with Social Disorders in Higher Education"

http://www.shoplrp.com/product/p-31123.html

 

DANDA: What is Tourette Syndrome?

 

 

A Brief description of Tourette Syndrome, a list of indicators (vocal tics and motor tics), and a list of difficulties associated with Tourette Syndrome.

http://www.danda.org.uk/pages/FAQs.htm#WhatisTourettesSyndrome

 

The Facts About Tourette Syndrome

 

 

A comprehensive website containing lots of information on Tourette Syndrome. Identifies conflicts within existing information.

http://members.tripod.com/~tourette13/

 

 

German Tourette Association

 

                                                                                                                        

Tourette Syndrome information and links in the German Language.                         

www.tourette-gesellschaft.de

 

 

Tourette Syndrome

Support UK

 

 

Tourette’s website containing a variety of information on Tourette Syndrome.

http://www.cwgsy.net/community/tosy/

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Tips On Dealing

With Tics In The Classroom

 

 

A PDF file giving teachers advice on tics and how to deal with them.  Whilst the information is aimed at school children, much of it could be applied to those teaching in higher education.

http://specialchildren.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?zi=1/XJ&sdn

=specialchildren&zu=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tourettesyndrome.net%2

FFiles%2Ftips_tourette2003.PDF

 

 

Self Advocacy: A Guide for Adults with TS

 

 

Positive coping strategies and useful advice for adults with Tourette Syndrome by Mitzi Waltz.

http://www.tsa-usa.org/LivingWithTS/Advocacy.htm

 

 

Tourette Syndrome Health Article

 

Article on Tourette’s, covering definitions, descriptions, demographics, causes and indicators, diagnosis and treatment.

http://www.healthline.com/galecontent/tourette-syndrome

 

Tourette - Syndrome.Com

(home page)

 

 

Very extensive site, with lots of information on Tourette’s.  Site also encourages electronic communication with other Touretters

http://www.tourette-syndrome.com/default.htm

 

 

Tourette - Syndrome.Com

(links)

 

 

Contains literally hundreds of links about Tourette Syndrome.

http://www.tourette-syndrome.com/tourette-syndrome-links.htm

 

 

 

Tourette - Syndrome.Com

(Life Stories)

 

 

This section of Tourette-Syndrome.com contains 50 true life stories of people with Tourette Syndrome or their loved ones.

http://www.tourette-syndrome.com/tourette-syndrome-life-stories.htm

 

 

 

 

 

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