What is Tourette?
Tourette is a neurological disorder characterized by tics - sudden, rapid, involuntary movements or vocalizations that occur repeatedly. The onset of symptoms is before the age of 18. Symptoms vary widely in intensity throughout one's lifetime. Tourette is frequently associated with other disorders including but not limited to Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD or ADHD), Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Anxiety, Depression and Learning Disabilities. There is no cure for Tourette. For additional information about Tourette, please see our FAQ TS tab.