For Children and Adolescents

Adam and the Magic Marble: A Magical Adventure

by Adam and Carol Buehrens. Hope Press, 1991. ISBN # 1878267302.

Coping with Tourette Syndrome in Early Adulthood

Available from the Tourette Syndrome Association: 800.237.0717 or 718.224.2999.

Hi! I'm Adam! A Child's Story of Tourette Syndrome

by Adam Buehrens. Hope Press, 1991. (800) 321-4039. ISBN # 1878267299.

Matthew and the Tics by E. Pearl - A story for young children with Tourette syndrome and their peers. Available from the Tourette Syndrome Association: 800.237.0717 or 718.224.2999.

Trouble with School: A Family Story About Learning Disabilities

by Kathryn Boesel Dunn and Allison Boesel Dunn, illustrated by Rick Stromoski. Woodbine House. 800.843.7323. ISBN # 0933149573.


Video segment on how teenagers cope with Tourette syndrome. January, 1998. The transcript and ordering information are available online at

For Parents/Educators of Children with Tourette Syndrome

Children with Tourette Syndrome: A Parents' Guide

edited by Tracy Haerle and forward by Jim Eisenreich. Woodbine House, 1992. 800.843.7323. ISBN # 0933149441.

Coping with Tourette Syndrome: A Parent's Viewpoint

by E. Shimberg. Covers prenatal and family acceptance of TS. Available from the Tourette Syndrome Association: 800.237.0717 or 718.224.2999.

Discipline and the Child with TS: A Guide for Parents and Teachers

Available from the Tourette Syndrome Association: 800.237.0717 or 718.224.2999.

Heredity and Your Family's Health

by Aubrey Melinsky The Johns Hopkins University Press, 701 West 40th Street, Suite 275, Baltimore, MD 21211. 800.537.5487.

Negotiating the Special Education Maze: A Guide for Parents and Teachers

by Winifred Anderson, Stephen Chitwood and Deidre Hayden. Revised third edition.

Raising Joshua

by Sheryl Johnson Hamer, RN - One mother's account of the challenges of parenting a child with Tourette syndrome Hope Press. 800.321.4039.

Ryan: A Mother's Story of her TS/ADHD Child

by Susan Hughes - Hope Press. 800.321.4039. ISBN # 1878267256.

Teaching the Tiger: A Handbook for Individuals Involved in the Education of Students with Attention Deficit Disorders, Tourette's Syndrome or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

by Marilyn P. Dornbush, Ph.D. and Sheryl K. Pruitt, M.Ed. Hope Press, 1995. Order No. 0854 from A.D.D. WareHouse. 800.233.9273. ISBN # 1878267345.

What Makes Ryan Tick?

by Susan Hughes. Hope Press, 1996. 800.321.4039. ISBN # 1878267353.

Resources Available From the Tourette Syndrome Association

To obtain copies of the following resources, please contact the Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA) at: 42-40 Bell Boulevard, Bayside, NY 11361-2861 * 800.237.0717 or 718.224.2999.

Tourette Syndrome Association Newsletter

Provides information, articles and news on the latest technology and advancements for people with TS.

TSA Pharmacy Service

Provides high-quality medications at below-retail prices through convenient mail order arrangement.

Jim Eisenreich: Back to the Dream

by A. Levitt. Features a major league baseball player and how he's coping with TS.

The Need to Know

by J.E. Smith. Recollections of a young woman who was diagnosed with TS in her 20s.

Understanding Coprolalia by Joanne E. Cohen. Describes what is known today about this complex vocal symptom which affects a minority of people with TS.

Other Tourette Syndrome Resources

A Stillness Built of Motion: Living with Tourette's

by Emma Morgan. Echolalia Press, 1996. ISBN # 0965073343.

Don't Think About Monkeys

edited by John S. Hilkevich and Adam Ward Seligman, foreword by Oliver Sacks, MD - Extraordinary stories written by people with Tourette syndrome. Hope Press, 1992. 800.321.4039. ISBN # 1878267337.

Tourette Syndrome and Human Behavior

by David E. Comings, MD. Hope Press. 800.321.4039.

Twitch and Shout

Video documentary by Laurel Chiten on TS that aired on PBS. A transcript and information is available online at or you can order the tape from New Day Films, 22 D. Hollywood Avenue, Hohokus, NJ 07423. Fax: 201.652.1973. E-mail:

The Unwelcome Companion: An Insider's View of Tourette Syndrome

by Rick Fowler - Silver Run Publications, 1997. ISBN # 0964637693.

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