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  1. Hi there, I have a six year old son. We have been through various tics but in the last three weeks have seen a dramatic increase in his eye blinking tics. I couldn't figure out what was going on. I tried some diet modification and saw no change. Then it dawned on me that he had gotten a new DS video game about the same time period. He hadn't played his DS much all summer but in the last three weeks was playing at least once a day. Yesterday I decided to remove the DS for an entire day and see what happened. Low and behold the tics have been much less severe today. Don't know if t
  2. Hello! First of all - hang in there! When I saw the time you posted I remembered back to the sleepless nights when I was first researching frantically for my six year old son. You are a wonderful mother to do all you are doing!! I wondered if you have done any of the allergy testing for your child? Foods are a big factor for many kiddos but also the environmental triggers can be huge. I am wondering if perhaps there is something that might be triggering her there - molds, outside allergies, etc. When we had my son tested we were astonished to find that he was severely intolerant to
  3. Hello! I have a wonderful 6 year old with tourettes. (I just got back from the Dallas conference over the weekend and it was wonderful! Hello to all the moms who attended!). I had the opportunity to observe my son in his kindergarten class today. His teacher has been wonderful all year working with me but has mentioned that first grade will be challenging due to the long periods of sitting still. Watching him today it struck how much he struggles in class to keep his body still and to stay focused. I wondered if anyone could share any ideas, lessons learned or accomodations that t
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