Why are you doing that

Lets find out a bit of the science behind Tourettes.

Lets Explore Tourette Syndrome

Probably the biggest misconception about Tourette syndrome is that those suffering from the condition are frequently belting out obscenities, a symptom known as coprolalia.

We struggled with sleeping, it can be hard to relax when you body has other plans.

This is a plan we implemented at home. Photograph by @goldylookfleece Paul Stevenson

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Personal Perspectives

We welcome the views and guest blogs of others. This section looks at our very personal journey and perspectives living with Tourette's.

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Looking out at the world through different eyes

A mothers thoughts on Autism Assessment day.

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Dispelling what you think you know about Tourettes

Lets talk fact from fiction. So you've watched a couple of documentaries and you "know" about Tourettes? Let's put that to the test.

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Climbing the highest mountain's and overcoming

In this feature we learn about some of the obsticales Tourettes sufferers face and the strength courage and commitment in overcoming.

Welcome to the Tourette's Family page.

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    Same School, New year, New staff, N...

    I’ve not posted on the site for a long time, this is mainly due to my personal struggle coming to terms with Lewis’s (still quite new) diagnosis of Autism.
    Why post now?
    I find myself after years of experience with Tourettes, with […]

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  • Tourettes Hero and the secret super...

    As 2015 draws to an end Tourettes Hero (you would think) would be on a slow down. Jess Thom has had a non stop year.
    We had an awesome time going to Soho theatre to see Jess and Jess, just one […]

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    Dispelling the Myths...

    Dispelling the Myths
    Tourette Syndrome is a Neurological Condition not a mental health condition.
    Only around 10% of children and adults with Tourette Syndrome have the obscenities (swearing) part of TS.
    TS is a mixture of both involuntary movements and noises that have […]

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Tourettes Family

This page is to bring together many elements of living with Tourette Syndrome. These elements will range from the facts and science behind the condition to the creativity and talent born from individuals diagnosed with the condition. The site is born with an aim to raise awareness, to bring people together, to inform, to share experiences and to celebrate the awesome fact that life does go on and can be absolutely brilliant.

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.

Soren Kierkegaard

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.

Joseph Campbell