Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Tourette Syndrome in the Classroom

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder/Behaviors often present differently in people with Tourette Syndrome and can be difficult to manage. Recognizing the symptoms is the first step toward providing strategies for students. Ellen Meyers, M.S., M.Ed., Tourette Association Education Committee Member talks about Tourette Syndrome and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in this clip taken from the DVD, “Tourette Syndrome in the Classroom, School and Community,” available through the Tourette Association.

Funding for this DVD, “Tourette Syndrome in the Classroom, School and Community” was made possible by the cooperative agreement award number 1U38DD000727-01 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the presentation was generously supported by the Quantum Foundation, Palm Beach County, FL.