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It could be, because anxiety is comorbid with a Tourette Syndrome diagnosis. If your daughter can record your granddaughter doing some of those repetitive things, probably best without your granddaughter knowing it, it can be very helpful in diagnosing Tourette syndrome. A Pediatric neurologist can often diagnose Tourette Syndrome very quickly whereas psychiatrists and psychologists and other areas of medical professions usually are not skilled in diagnosing it.

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@indreni77
Hello Again!
Thanks for the suggestion.
That is exactly what I did.
We were on vaca with her and I video taped her while we were out.
I sent it to my daughter and she did show it to the psychiatrist.
My daughter hadn't seen the motions before and still had a difficult time seeing the tics.
I ADORE my grand and I sometimes worry I am over-stepping.
I know my daughter feels inadequate when I point things out and she hadn't seen what I have.
I try to reassure her that as a mother, grandmother and former educator, Child Study Team Supervisor (testing unit for possible special ed services) and 504 Coordinator (not special ed, creating a plan to help child access curriculum) I've been exposed to so many children with a variety of issues.
These experiences have made me very sensitive to differences in children.
Anyway, thanks again!
Ronnie

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