Does your child demonstrate repeated sudden twitches or jerks of the extremities? These can include eye blinking, neck twisting, muscle tightening, shoulder shrugging, or any similar movement.
Does your child utter involuntary sounds, like grunts, yelps, squeaks, or throat clears?
Does your child mimic the motions or words of others, in a manner that appears involuntary?
Does your child involuntarily carry out known gestures, like waving, reaching or vulgar actions (like giving “the finger”)?
For any relevant tics from above, how long have they lasted?
If tics have lasted for longer than 4 weeks, have they been present for more than a year?
Is your child demonstrating more than one type of tic (motor or vocal)?
Do these tics ever cause severe emotional or social distress for your child?