Autism and Tourette Syndrome

Tourette references

Tourette references (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Tourette 1

Tourette 1 (Photo credit: TheLadyKris)

Tablets and Patches of Clonidine, Comprimés et...

Tablets and Patches of Clonidine, Comprimés et patch transdermique de clonidine (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Sarah was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome when she was nine years old. I wonder why it took so long for the Tourette symptoms to appear. She told me one day that it is not the Autism that bothers her so much as the tics associated with Tourette’s does. I was actually told by one so-called professional that she would out grow the Tourette’s. Well she’s 24 now and she is still waiting. I do have to admit that she is much better but does she really have to be so drugged up with prescription drugs to be calm within herself? I wonder…… Maybe the articles below will help me and some of you to understand better what is going on.

English: Author - John Henkel, from the Food a...

English: Author – John Henkel, from the Food and Drug Administration Structure of the basal gandlia, including thalamus, globus paladus, substantia nigra, and cerebellum (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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