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Books on Parenting Children with Tourette Syndrome

Reviews and referrals of books about Tourette's and related disorders and strategies for effective parenting.

Book Review: An Anthropologist on Mars
A collection of neurological case studies, including an essay on a surgeon with Tourette syndrome.

Book Review: Freeing Your Child from Anxiety
"Powerful, practical solutions to overcome your child's fears, worries, and phobias." This book will help with a lot of your worries, too. Includes chapter on Tourette's and related disorders.

Book Review: Should I Medicate My Child?
A fairly even-handed look at the issues involved in deciding how to treat children with behavioral issues. Includes information on medications for Tourette's.

Book Review: The Explosive Child
Help your child get "unstuck" from bad behavior with this calm, practical guide to reducing frustration -- yours and your child's. Includes cases of children diagnosed with TS.

Teaching the Tiger
Subtitled, "A Handbook for Individuals Involved in the Education of Students with Attention Deficit Disorders, Tourette Syndrome or Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder," this book by Marilyn P. Dornbush and Sheryl K. Pruitt offers a large number of practical suggestions for working with children with TS, many of which can be applied at home as well.

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