Advancing the research and treatment of tic disorders
Tics are repetitive, involuntary sounds or movements like eye blinking, facial grimacing, shoulder shrugging, sniffing or making small noises. Tourette syndrome is a neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by repetitive movements (motor tics) and sounds (vocal tics).
Explore our latest findings and publications on tic disorders and Tourette Syndrome.
Participate in a study
Find current and enrolling research studies for recent onset tics and Tourette syndrome.
Does my child need treatment?
Are the tics interfering with schoolwork or friendship, or interfering with other students’ learning? If so, then that’s a good time to discuss treatment options with your doctor.
For children who need treatment, there are many options.