Literature review : what are the best classroom methods to use in assisting elementary students with Tourette Syndrome in reaching academic success?

Brittany Stellin, California State University, Monterey Bay

Capstone Project (B.A.) Liberal Studies Department


This capstone investigates and compiles the best known classroom methods to help students with the neurological disorder Tourette Syndrome (TS) in achieving academic success. Tourette Syndrome is a disorder that not only makes academic life a struggle with its distinctive tics, but sufferers may have ADHD like symptoms as well. The best methods discussed in this capstone cover the categories of academic assistance, behavior management, and social help assistance in the classroom; all of which when addressed are known to assist a TS child in reaching academic success.