Reference Shelf



Cohen B: Front of the Class: How Tourette Syndrome made me the teacher I never had. Vanderwyk & Burnham, 2005.

Dornbush MP, Pruitt SK: Teaching the tiger: A handbook for individuals involved in the education of students with attention deficit disorders, Tourette Syndrome or Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Hope Press, 1995. Note that the material on IDEA is outdated, but the concrete teacher tips and tools are very helpful.

Dornbush MP, Pruitt SK: Tigers, Too: Executive Functions/Speed of Processing/Memory - Impact on academic, behavioral, and social functioning of students with ADHD, Tourette syndrome and OCD . Parkaire Press, 2009.

Packer LE, Pruitt SK: in press, Woodbine House, 2009.

Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada: Educator's Resource Kit. Ordering information is available on their web site.



The Tourette Syndrome Association has a number of vignettes on children and teens with Tourette's that may be useful as part of a peer education program. Check out the HBO documentary, "I Have Tourette's by Tourette's Doesn't Have Me"

The Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada has a 9-minute film, available in DVD or video format, called "Tourette is Powerful" that you may want to consider as part of a peer education program for students aged 6-11; more information is available on their web site.



Buffolano S: Coping with Tourette Syndrome: A Workbook for Kids With Tic Disorders. Instant Help Books, 2008.

Byalick M: Quit it! Delacorte Press, 2002.

Buehrens, Adam. Hi, I'm Adam: A Child's Book About Tourette Syndrome. Hope Press, 1990.

Krueger T:  Taking Tourette Syndrome to school. Jayjo Books, 2001.

Niner H:  I Can't Stop! Albert Whitman, 2005.








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