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Source: A&E

The 'Raising Tourette's' Cast Proves They Are More Than Their Tics

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Not since MTV's True Life: I Have Tourette's has a reality series delved into the often misunderstood world of the nervous disorder — until now. Raising Tourette's will follow five families with children ranging in age from 11 to 17 as they navigate everything from a first date to driving lessons, all while living with a disorder that is very hard to hide. 

Tourette, for those who may not know, is one type of tic disorder. Tics are involuntary, repetitive movements and vocalizations, and most people with T.S. have at least two motor tics and one vocal tic over the course of a year. And with one in 100 schoolchildren affected by the disorder, Raising Tourette's stars Kristin, Kaden, Charlee, Colton, and Sam are just a handful of the adolescents whose day-to-day life is impacted by T.S.