Childrens Mercy Kansas City

Recognizing Tic Disorders and Tourette Syndrome

July 17, 201610 min
Often misunderstood or misdiagnosed, Tourette syndrome and tic disorders have high rates of co-occurrence with diagnosis of ADHD, anxiety, sensory integration disorders, and obsessive compulsive behavior with more than 80 percent of patients being diagnosed before the age of 10. Listen in as Dr. Coffman discusses how he guides practitioners in recognizing Tic Disorders and Tourette Syndrome, presenting services and features available at The Tourette Association of America Children’s Mercy Center of Excellence – the nation’s ONLY Tourette Association Center of Excellence devoted exclusively to pediatrics.

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