For the last 10 years, NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders (NJCTS) has provided free webinars to parents, medical professionals and educators about living with Tourette Syndrome (TS) or educating those affected by the disorder. On January 24, 2018, NJCTS will celebrate the 10th Anniversary milestone with a
The NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy is an invaluable learning experience for teens with Tourette Syndrome. Applications are now being accepted.
Meet the North Jersey NJ Walks for TS Youth Committee The North Jersey leg of NJ Walks for TS takes place at Overpeck Park in Ridgefield Park is Saturday, November 18 from 8 to 11 a.m. The event benefits the NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and their various educational and
Kathie Sterzinar is a believer in the joyful power of music. It was on a chilly morning last fall, during the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome’s NJ Walks for TS in North Jersey, that she decided to show her support for the TS community in a big way. She
In the second significant Tourette research publication of the year, Rutgers University-New Brunswick has announced that their scientists are the first to use a Nobel Prize winning genetic engineering technique to create brain cells from the blood cells of individuals. The technique was used in a three-generation family with Tourette
A group of big-hearted rock fans in Monmouth County are using the joy of music to combat the stigma attached to Tourette Syndrome. Together, they’ve gathered some of the Jersey Shore’s most popular acts including Bobby Bandiera, Bethanne Clayton Band, Moroccan Sheepherders, Carl Gentry Band and Taylor Tote Music, to
Take a look back at the NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy Class of 2017! The 4th annual Academy took place at Rutgers University from August 3-6 where leading TS experts led presentations and workshops for our 29 participants who hailed from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Florida, Illinois, California and Canada.
The NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy empowered a new set of leaders in the Class of 2017. Each of the 29 participants took part in an intensive four-day training promoting self-empowerment, self-leadership, and resilience—all important skills to succeed while living with Tourette Syndrome. Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder