Understanding Reactive Rage in Children with Tourette Syndrome

Jenna Koning and Becky Richards of the Child and Parent Resources Institute in Canada discuss reactive rage in children with TS. Three key take-aways: the importance for kids with TS to have language to understand what’s going on with them; understanding that frustration builds up – analogous to a beaker getting too full; and strategies to diffuse the frustration that triggers rage.

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