Tourette Syndrome Center
Tourette Syndrome Center

Tourette Syndrome Center

The Tourette Syndrome Center provides a full range of specialty services to treat patients with Tourette syndrome and other conditions that cause impaired movement. Patients benefit from a collaborative approach to care that is personalized to their unique needs. And all aspects of treatment will take place in one convenient location.

Treating Tourette Syndrome in Children

Our program is staffed by an experienced clinical team that includes a neurologist, psychiatrist, and nurse practitioner. Teams within the Division of Neurology and Division of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences at Children's Mercy provide direct support for the Movement Disorders Clinic. 

Program Highlights

  • Designated as an official Tourette Association of America Center of Excellence
  • Patients receive all aspects of care from an experienced team of specialists in one convenient location.
  • Experts within neurology and developmental and behavioral sciences provide a collaborative approach to care that ensures the best possible treatment outcomes.
  • Our program provides ongoing support for all current patients through the 24/7 NurseLine message system.

Children's Mercy is involved in ongoing research efforts to help develop more effective treatments for Tourette syndrome and other movement disorders.

Tourette Syndrome Information

National Tourette Syndrome Association

Get helpful resources about Tourette Syndrome and learn about the latest research and medical advancements.
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International OCD Foundation

This site provides resources to help individuals with obsessive compulsive disorder and related disorders live full and productive lives.
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Joshua Center

The Joshua Center provides services and support for the social, emotional, and educational needs of neurologically impaired children and their families. 


The Kansas City Center for Anxiety Treatment is a source for accurate information about evidence-based treatment for anxiety disorders.
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