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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