Tourette Scotland

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Patricia Doherty posted a status
"Does anyone have advice on dealing with obsessionality in Tourette syndrome?"
Jun 1
Karen Flynn posted a discussion

Problems at school

My son is 14 years old and has just began 3rd year. OMG I could not have anticipated the negative impact this transition has had. New year, new subjects, to classmates, new teachers..... He is struggling so much, he has to leave most classes because of anxiety and increased tics. He spends most of his day in the guidance bay to work alone. He is disengaging from learning and also his friends. Can anyone tell me if puberty can also have an impact on his condition. The school are brilliant but my…See More
Sep 25, 2016
Steven Hogg is now a member of Tourette Scotland
Aug 22, 2016
Maryann Rae is now a member of Tourette Scotland
Jul 25, 2016
Catherine Hynd posted a status
"My Son has been diagnosed with motor tics and i feel we are getting nowhere with his doctor"
Jun 2, 2016
Catherine Hynd is now a member of Tourette Scotland
May 31, 2016
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Feb 23, 2016
Lee Calder posted a status
"Does anyone know if any of the groups are meeting soon? We stay in the central belt so are able to access most groups. Thanks"
Feb 5, 2016
David Renicks posted a discussion

Intrusive thoughts

Does anyone have bad thoughts that get in the way of life? Or severe anxiety/nervous about doing jobs and tasks
Sep 1, 2015
Derek Pettigrew is now a member of Tourette Scotland
Aug 21, 2015
Margaret Rose Stewart posted a status
"Owen was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome in May, 2015. It took us 3years to see the right person."
Jul 28, 2015


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