Tourette Syndrome is when someone doesn’t want to do a certain thing, but sometimes they do it, but they don’t want to do it.
Sometimes it just happens.
My friend was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome.
Other people had trouble understanding him.
I even wrote an essay about how it’s important to understand when others have something tough to deal with.
I think that maybe this is like me and Asperger’s.
Other students tried to bug him.
When he asked them to stop, they just did it more or louder.
I didn’t do that.
One time, I also asked them to stop.
They didn’t listen to me either.
But later, my friend said, “thank you.”
I think he was glad that I told them to stop too.
It’s not fair that they won’t stop doing something that bugs him.
When I am humming and don’t realize it, and he tells me to stop, I do.
It bothers him.
Things bother me and I like when other people stop doing those things.
Like calling me a nickname, or not paying attention to the teacher.
It’s being a good friend when you listen to what someone is asking.
This has nothing to do with having Tourette Syndrome.