1: READ "Tourette Syndrome - Now What?" for straight talk from a parent of a child with TS to families of the newly diagnosed.
2: TRY this awareness exercise to give you an idea of what your child is going through. Then spend some time on the rest of the Tourette Syndrome "Plus" site for good information and inspiration.
4: JOIN an online support group like TSParents to hook up with a large number of parents who are going through the same things you are.
5: VISIT our listing of Tourette Syndrome links for more information and ideas.
Do you have suggestions for parents of children newly diagnosed with Tourette's syndrome? Tell them about that book that explained everything, that website full of resources, that e-mail group you still lean on, that experience with your child that made you see things differently. Those of us who have been there have important gifts to give those who have not yet done that. Offer your words of wisdom and experience where you see "Tell Your Tips" below.