Who benefits from CBIT?

Also known as: CBIT

Children with a diagnosis of tic disorder and/or Tourette syndrome can benefit from this service. Tics are defined as sudden, rapid, recurrent, nonrhythmic, stereotyped motor movements or vocalizations. Tics may interfere with a child’s ability to function and participate in meaningful activities of daily living. Comprehensive behavioral intervention for tics does not include prescription drug therapy, but instead focuses on the following components:

  1. Training the child to be more aware of tics
  2. Training the child to use a “competing” behavior when he or she feels a tic coming on, and
  3. Making changes in day-to-day activities in ways that can help reduce tics.

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