"In assembly, one of the teachers told me to stop flicking my shoe. When I looked at him, my eyes rolled up in a tic. He kept me in at break for being rude, I was too embarassed to tell him it was a tic"
"At first I was relieved, at least I knew I had no control over it "
Tourette's Syndrome is an inherited, neurological condition, the key features of which are tics, involuntary and uncontrollable sounds and movements. TS is a complex condition and covers a wide spectrum of symptoms.
Tourettes Action is support and research charity working to improve the lives of people working with Tourette's Syndrome. Offers publications, a Helpdesk, events, support groups, news and information.
Are you in the Bristol or Somerset area? Our next support group meeting is on Sat 27th June from 10-12 at Easton... http://t.co/ITPePBmpzY
In #Bristol? Next Support Group meeting on Sat 27th June https://t.co/pitVxdf61X email email@example.com ffi #Tourettes
Relaxed screening of #TheCuriousIncidentoftheDogintheNight-time Southampton 2nd July see FB page ffi or email firstname.lastname@example.org