Rutgers TS Clinic is now recruiting for February youth program

Many children with tics and Tourette Syndrome may experience anxiety, be teased or bullied, develop negative self-perceptions and avoid social situations as a result of their tics. The Rutgers Tourette Syndrome Program offers a 10-week, group-based program beginning in February that aims to help children build resilience and develop the skills necessary

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Temple Emanuel get lessons about Tourette Syndrome from Youth Advocates Tess, Paige, and Ethan

More than 75 students at Temple Emanuel in Cherry Hill, NJ learned about Tourette Syndrome and about treating others with respect after NJCTS Youth Advocate Tess Kowalski’s recent presentation. The students learned about Tourette Syndrome (TS)—a misunderstood and misdiagnosed neurological disorder that affects 1 in 100 children, characterized by vocal

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Randolph High School seniors serve as advocates for Tourette Syndrome

Randolph High School seniors Noah Feldstein and Trevor Salvior are serving as youth co-chairs of the inaugural N.J. Walks for TS at Bergen on Saturday, Nov. 12.

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Photo Album: NJ Walks for TS at Bergen

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the inaugural NJ Walks for TS at Bergen! We had a beautiful morning at Overpeck Park and we have a lot of people to thank for helping to make this walk a success. We want to thank our sponsors: Asurion, Architectura, and

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Faith Rice honored as recipient of the 2016 Ann Klein Advocate Award

Continuing the 29-year tradition of recognizing exceptional advocates who have made extraordinary contributions to improving the lives of people with disabilities, the Community Health Law Project announced the 2016 honorees for the Ann Klein Advocate Award. NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders, Inc. (NJCTS) is proud to announce

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New Jersey Legislators Support NJ Walks for TS at Bergen this Saturday

The first annual NJ Walks for TS at Bergen will take place on Saturday, November 12 at Overpeck Park Amphitheater in Ridgefield Park. The event, which benefits the Education Outreach Program of the NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders (NJCTS), has garnered the support of legislators across New

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Randolph High School Students Have Lead Roles in NJ Walks for TS at Bergen

Noah Feldstein and Trevor Salvior are serving as youth co-chairs of the inaugural NJ Walks for TS at Bergen on November 12th. The event, which was founded in Morris County in 2010, will benefit the education outreach programs of the NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS)—an organization

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Nutley Teen Is Youth Co-Chair of NJ Walks for Tourette Syndrome at Bergen

NJ Walks for TS was founded for kids, by kids, to benefit kids across the state of New Jersey living with Tourette Syndrome. Tara Barr has spent time on both sides of that equation—she’s living with Tourette Syndrome and is working as a youth co-chair to raise awareness of this

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Hillsdale Teen Says NJ Walks for TS is a Sign of Solidarity

Michael Hayden likes serving as a voice for younger kids living with Tourette Syndrome (TS). He knows, firsthand, the joys and challenges that come with the neurological disorder characterized by involuntary movements or sounds known as tics. The Pascack Valley High School junior is a youth advocate, specially trained by

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