Resources

Tics/Tourette Syndrome

Foundations/Organizations

Websites

Tourette Syndrome Association, USA
Phone: 718-224-2999
Web: http://tsa-usa.org
Email: ts@ts-usa.org

Tourette Syndrome Chapter, San Diego
Phone: 858-486-2659
Web: www.meetup.com/TSA-SD/
Email: jjspooner@cox.net

Tourette Syndrome Chapter, Southern California
Phone: 855-487-2762; 855-4-TSASOCAL
Web: www.tsa-SoCal.org
Email: bcourdy@ca.rr.comjonah@tsa-socal.org

“Tourette Syndrome: Now What?” (developed by a parent of a child with TS)
http://tourettenowwhat.tripod.com

Tourette syndrome and behavior
www.tourettesyndrome.net

A fun Tourette syndrome site
www.lifesatwitch.com

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/tourette/treatments.html
www.cdc.gov/Features/TouretteSyndrome/
www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/tourette/index.html

National Institutes of Health
www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/tourette/detail_tourette.htm

National Organization for Rare Disorders
www.rarediseases.org/rare-disease-information/rare-diseases/byID/2/viewAbstract

Education, School Visits – education for educators, IEPs

The in-service is great and really helps teachers and kids understand the symptoms of TS. This is especially useful when kids are teasing.
www.tsa-usa.org/EducationInservice/Online.html

Tourette Syndrome Camp

Each summer since 2010, the Tourette Syndrome Association of Southern California sponsors a weekend camp (Camp George) with lots of fun activities. This is a great opportunity for kids to meet other kids with the same symptoms. This builds acceptance and self-esteem.
www.tsa-socal.org/camp-george

Video

“I Have Tourette’s, but Tourette’s Doesn’t Have Me.”
This award-winning video for kids, as well as others, is available on the TSA-USA website.
http://store.tsa-usa.org/video.html

Books

http://store.tsa-usa.org/books.html

“Quit It”
Author: Marcia Byalick
www.tsa-usa.org/news/QuitItwithLessonPlan_121504.htm

“A Test of Will”
Author: Diane Shader Smith

“Tourette Syndrome – What Families Should Know”
Author: E.F. Shimberg

“A Family’s Guide to TOURETTE SYNDROME”

“Managing Tourette Syndrome: A Behavioral Intervention Workbook, Parent Workbook.” Douglas W. Woods, John Piacentini, Susanna Chang, Thilo Deckersbach, Golda Ginsburg, Alan Peterson, Lawrence D. Scahill, John T. Walkup and Sabine Wilhelm. Oxford University Press.

“Nix Your Tics! Eliminate Unwanted Tic Symptoms: A How-To Guide For Young People.” B. Duncan McKinley, PhD. Life’s A Twitch!® Publishing.

ADD/ADHD

Foundations/Organizations
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ChADD)
499 NW 70th Avenue, Suite 101
Plantation, FL 33317
800-233-4050 (HOTLINE)
www.chadd.org

Treatment Programs
Rady Children’s Outpatient Psychiatry
www.rchsd.org/programsservices/a-z/p-r/psychiatry

Books

“Teenagers with ADD: A Parent’s Guide”
Author: Chris A. Zeigler Dendy

“Teaching Teens with ADD and ADHD: A Quick Reference Guide for Teachers and Parents”
Author: Chris A. Zeigler Dendy

Obessive Compulsive Disorder

Foundations/Organizations

Obsessive Compulsive Foundation, Inc. USA
PO Box 70, Milford, CT 06460-0070
203-879-5669
www.ocfoundation.org

Obsessive Compulsive Foundation Southern California
www.ocdsocal.org

The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
www.abct.org

National Institute of Mental Health
www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/obsessive-compulsive-disorder-ocd/index.shtml

Treatment Programs

Rady Children’s Outpatient Psychiatry
www.rchsd.org/programsservices/a-z/p-r/psychiatry

OCD Institute of Center for Understanding and Treating Anxiety (CUTA) San Diego State
Directed by Nadir Amir, Ph.D.
619-229-3740

http://nas.psy.sdsu.edu/obsessivecompulsive.php
FREE treatment may be available through participation in research studies
UC San Diego Obsessive Compulsive Disorders Clinic
858-334-4640

http://psychiatry.ucsd.edu/specialtyPrograms.html
UCLA OCD/Anxiety and Tic Disorder Program
www.semel.ucla.edu/caap

Books

“Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder”
Author: Tamar E. Chansky, Ph.D., Director, the Children’s Center for OCD and Anxiety

Support Group

A FREE support group is offered to individuals struggling with OCD and other related disorders, family members and as any interested professionals
When: Every 2nd Friday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m.
Where: Mesa Vista Hospital’s Day Treatment Lounge
7850 Vista Hill Ave.
Kearny Mesa, CA.
858-278-4110
http://rhattontherapy.com/Links___Resources.html

Anxiety

Foundations/Organizations
Centers for Understanding and Treating Anxiety
http://nas.psy.sdsu.edu/links.php

The Child Anxiety Network
www.childanxiety.net

The Anxiety Disorders Association of America
www.adaa.org

The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
www.abct.org

National Institute of Mental Health
www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/obsessive-compulsive-disorder-ocd/

Treatment Programs

Rady Children’s Outpatient Psychiatry

Center for Understanding and Treating Anxiety
http://nas.psy.sdsu.edu/links.php

Learning Disabilities

Rady Children’s Developmental Evaluation Clinic

Behavior and Rages
www.brightfutures.org/mentalhealth

Other

Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
www.nichcy.org

Rady Children’s Autism Discovery Institute
858-966-7453 or 877-64AUTISM