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Children (0-12)

Symptoms of Tourette Syndrome (tics) tend to emerge between the ages of 5-7 years and often increase in frequency and severity between the ages of 8-12 years. In addition to the medical and behavioral challenges that come hand-in-hand with TS, children also face challenging social and educational situations, which can be stressful.

This section of our website is designed to help kids and their families find information, get support, and become empowered!

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Tourette is part of me, but it doesn’t define me.

Upcoming Webinars

Children's TS Forum

Please join the Tourette Association of America’s first ever virtual Children’s TS Forum for children ages 8-12 years old on Tuesday, May 19 at 7 pm EST. This group is designed to allow children to meet others with TS, while discussing relevant topics such as promoting Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month, managing stay-at-home restrictions, and keeping healthy and happy. Please join us by registering below.