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Differences and similarities of ASD and Tourette Syndrome

Posted on 18 January 2021 by Pippa McClounan


Autism spectrum disorder and Tourette Syndrome have many similarities, but there is a long way to go in the acceptance and understanding of both.

Chartered research psychologist and freelance neurodiversity consultant Seonaid Anderson is the author of an interesting article featured in the 2021 Jan/Feb edition of SEN magazine.

The article compares the many differences and similarities between Tourette Syndrome (TS) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), such as prevalence, symptoms, co-occurring conditions and movements which are associated with each condition.

To read the full article, please click the PDF link in the right-hand column.

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