Tourette Syndrome support in your country

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Tourette syndrome affects people worldwide. Thankfully, many nations have their own dedicated organizations, charities and support groups.

Some of the national contacts link to regional support, helping you find something closer to home.

Please understand these links are accurate as of July 2022, and will be updated as frequently as possible.

 

Countries: Click to see contact information

Tourette support in Argentina

The Argentine Association for Tourette Syndrome provides a website, as well as links to social media.

Website: Argentine Association for Tourette Syndrome

Social Media: Twitter – YouTube – Facebook

Email: astourettearg@gmail.com

Tourette support in Australia

The Tourette Syndrome Association of Australia was created in 1989 and has been supporting Australians ever since.

Website: tourette.org.au

Social Media: Facebook – YouTubeTwitter

Email: Contact Page

Tourette support in Austria

The Austrian Tourette Society provides information and other tic disorders.

Website: tourette.at

Social Media: Facebook

Email: tourette@gmx.at

Tourette support in Belgium

Iktic-Jetique provides information, support and events for those with Tourette syndrome.

Website: iktic.be

Social Media: FacebookTwitter 

Email: info@iktic.be

Tourette support in Brazil

ASTOC ST provides information and free care to people with both Tourette and OCD.

Website: Astoc St

Social Media: FacebookInstagram

Email: faleconosco@astocst.com.br

Tourette support in Canada

Tourette Canada aims to improve the lives of Canadians affected by TS and associated conditions.

Website: Tourette Canada 

Social Media: TwitterFacebookYouTube

Email: admin@tourette.ca

Tourette support in the Caribbean

The Caribbean Tourette Syndrome Support Group has a number of goals it wants to achieve  as well as useful links.

Website: Caribbean Tourette Syndrome Support Group

Social Media: Facebook

The Barbados Children Directory has a page dedicated to Tourette Syndrome.

Website: Barbados Children Directory

Social Media: Facebook 

Tourette support in Chile

Amigos del Tourette operates as a Facebook and Twitter page, as of July 2022 their website is inactive.

Social Media: FacebookTwitter

Tourette support in China and Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Tourette Association supports people with Tourette and tic disorders.

Website: Hong Kong Tourette Association

Social Media: Facebook

Email: tourette.hkta@gmail.com

Tourette support in Colombia

Sindrome de Tourette Colombia has a Facebook page for those living with Tourette. As of July 2022, their website is inactive.

Social Media: Facebook

Email: ingsisdasc@gmail.com

Tourette support in Czech Republic

ATOS was established in 2001, to support patients with Tourette syndrome.

Website: ATOS

Tourette support in Denmark

Dansk Tourette Forening is the national association for people with Tourette and their relatives.

Website: Dansk Tourette Forening

Email: kk@tourette.dk

Tourette support in Finland

The Finnish Tourette and OCD Association provides information for both Tourette and OCD.

Website: Finnish Tourette and OCD Association

Social Media: FacebookTwitter 

Tourette support in France

Association Francaise du Syndrome de Gilles de la Tourette has a mission to help patients and families.

Website: france-tourette.org

Social Media: FacebookTwitter 

Email: permanence@france-tourette.org

Tourette support in Germany

Tourette-Gesellschaft Deutschland was founded in 1993 with an objective to raise awareness, provide information and improve treatments.

Website: tourette-gesellschaft.de

Social Media: FacebookInstagram 

Email: info@tourette-gesellschaft.de 

Tourette support in Hungary

The Hungarian Tourette Syndrome Association wants to unite those with Tourette Syndrome.

Website: tourette.hu 

Tourette support in Iceland

Tourette samtokin a islandi is a tourette association in Iceland founded in 1991.

Website: tourette.is

Social Media: Facebook 

Email: tourette@tourette.is

Tourette support in Italy

The Associazione Italiana Sindrome Di Tourette has operated since 2003.

Website: tourette-aist.com

Social Media: FacebookYouTubeInstagram

Email: segreteria.aist@gmail.com

Tourette Roma also provide a service for Tourette Syndrome.

Website: touretteroma.it

Social Media: FacebookYouTube

Tourette support in Japan

The Tourette Association of Japan aims to spread awareness and an accurate understanding of Tourette.

Website: tourette-japan.org

Social Media: FacebookTwitter

Email: info@tourette-japan.org

Tourette support in Netherlands

Stichting Gilles de la Tourette operates in the Netherlands.

Website: tourette.nl

Social Media: FacebookTwitterInstagramYouTube 

Tourette support in New Zealand

As of 2022, Tourette syndrome isn’t recognised as a disability, and Tourette’s Aotearoa New Zealand wants to change that.

Website: tourettes.org.nz

Social Media: FacebookTwitterInstagramYouTube 

Tourette support in Norway

Norsk Tourette Forening wants to increase knowledge for Tourette and chronic tic disorders.

Website: touretteforeningen.no

Social Media: FacebookInstagram

Email: post@touretteforeningen.no

Tourette support in Philippines

Philippine Tourette Syndrome Association operates via their Facebook group.

Social Media: Facebook

Tourette support in Poland

The Polish Association of Tourette Syndrome has been raising awareness for over 25 years, supporting sufferers and families.

Website: tourette.pl

Social Media: FacebookInstagram

Email: tourette@tourette.pl

Tourette support in Portugal

The Associação Portuguesa de Síndrome de Tourette (APST) raises awareness in Portugal.

Website: Associação Portuguesa de Síndrome de Tourette

Social Media: FacebookInstagram

Tourette support in Spain

Tourette support in Sweden

Riksforbundet Attention is based in Stockholm.

Website: attention.se

Social Media: FacebookInstagramYouTube

Email: kansliet@attention.se

Tourette support in Taiwan

The Taiwan Tourette Association provides information on events in Taiwan and internationally. 

Website: ttfa.org.tw

Email: ttfa@ttfa.org.tw

Tourette support in Turkey

Türkiye Tik ve Tourette Sendromu Gönüllüleri operates in Turkey.

Social Media: FacebookTwitterInstagram

Tourette support in the UK

Tourettes Action is the leading charity for people with Tourette Syndrome in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Website: Tourettes Action

Social Media: FacebookTwitterYouTubeInstagram

Tourette Scotland has its own dedicated charity, formed in 1994.

Website: Tourette Scotland

Social Media: FacebookTwitterInstagram

Email: info@tourettescotland.org

Tourette support in the USA

The Tourette Association of America contains great information and resources regarding Tourette syndrome.

Website: tourette.org

Social Media: FacebookInstagramTwitterYouTube 

Email: support@tourette.org

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