Need help with a 504 meeting

Hello, my 11-year-old has a vocal tic disorder. They say it’s not Tourette because it’s just vocal tics so far. Hers started about 3 years ago with just a weird throat clearing sound, then she added a whimper and now… Continue Reading


Topamax TS medication wasn’t for me

So for the first time in more than 15 years, I decided to try some medication for my Tourette Syndrome. I had heard about it, and so I decided to give it a try. It’s called Topamax, and fortunately I… Continue Reading


Please offer your advice to a mother in need

I want to repost an e-mail I received from a reader who is going through a hard time. If someone feels moved to comment in support of her, that would be awesome. More to follow! Hi Andrea! I cannot tell… Continue Reading


Bevy of tics and medication don’t keep daughter from being ‘great’

The intent of my first post was basically to introduce my daughter and I to this site — to give a brief overview of how it all started and were we are at this moment. I, as many of you who… Continue Reading