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Tourette's Syndrome

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Tourette’s syndrome can cause children to have trouble socially and often be reclusive. I have done outpatient therapy with children with Tourette’s syndrome and have found that both social skills and coping skills are important for them to develop to manage this disorder. Although Tourette’s syndrome is a neurological disorder, I have found that it causes many children psychological distress, and many children have tics far less to none at all on medication. I think it is important in school to give kids appropriate consequences at the first hint of them making fun or teasing a child with Tourette’s syndrome to help with the stress that comes from being bullied. It is imperative to teach peers of a child suffering from Tourette’s syndrome
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