TS Rocks – First Ever Benefit Concert a Large Success

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

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Rutgers and NJCTS Continue to Lead the Way in Collaborative Research

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

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Top Shore Bands to Prove ‘TS Rocks’ in Atlantic Highlands

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

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NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy in Photos

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.

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NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy Class of 2017 Embraces Leadership Role

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

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NJCTS Announces Publication of “The Teenage Guide to Living with Tourette Syndrome”

NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders, Inc. (NJCTS) announces the publication of The Teenage Guide to Living with Tourette Syndrome, an ebook created and developed by the NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy Class of 2016. The ebook is now available for download at standwiththegreats.org/resources. Tourette Syndrome (TS) is

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New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Awards for Public Service honors NJCTS Youth Advocates

Since 2007, the New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Awards for Public Service has recognized volunteers who make a difference in their communities. Among the 2017 honorees were the NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders, Inc. (NJCTS) Youth Advocates who were recognized in the Youth Volunteer Group Category. The

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Governor Chris Christie, Senate, and Assembly proclaim June 4th as Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day in New Jersey

The NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders, Inc. (NJCTS) received an official proclamation from the Governor’s Office of New Jersey as well as a Joint Legislative Resolution recognizing June 4th as Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day in the Garden State. Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman of New Jersey’s 16th legislative

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