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"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"

Welcome to Tourettes Action

Tourette 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 a support and research charity working to improve the lives of people living with Tourette's Syndrome. Our services include a help desk, befriender network, information and resources.

"I'm so relieved to get a diagnosis. I've been waiting all my life to find out what was 'wrong' with me. Now I know, I'm proud to be me!"

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