Tourette syndrome and learning disabilities

  title={Tourette syndrome and learning disabilities},
  author={Larry Burd and R. D. Freeman and Marilyn G. Klug and Jacob Kerbeshian},
  journal={BMC Pediatrics},
  pages={34 - 34}
BACKGROUND Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a neurodevelopmental disorder of childhood. Learning disabilities are frequently comorbid with TS. Using the largest sample of TS patients ever reported, we sought to identify differences between subjects with TS only and subjects with TS and a comorbid learning disability. METHODS We used the Tourette Syndrome International Consortium database (TIC) to compare subjects with comorbid Tourette Syndrome and learning disabilities (TS + LD) to subjects who did… CONTINUE READING


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