Youth Advocate Jenna Speaks to Law Enforcement About TS

The goal of the presentation was to spread awareness about TS and its symptoms. For someone with TS, an encounter with law enforcement can be an extremely stressful situation because of the common misconceptions surrounding the disorder. 

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Dietz & Watson and Black Bear Deli Brand Sign on as Gold Sponsors of NJ Walks for TS

NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders (NJCTS) are excited to announce that both Dietz & Watson and Black Bear Deli Brand have pledged their support for the organizations largest fundraiser and public awareness campaign of the year.

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In Their Own Words: A Doctor’s Perspective

He sees many patients with Tourette Syndrome and often refers their family to NJCTS for advocacy and education services. Recently, he took a few minutes out of his day to talk to us about the importance of TS awareness among medical professionals and the current state of treatment options.

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Youth Advocate Jatin Speaks at Bound Brook Elementary School

NJCTS Youth Advocate Jatin Nayyar, 17, of Morganville presented an introduction to Tourette Syndrome to a group of elementary school kids during an afterschool program at Lafayette School in Bound Brook. Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by uncontrollable movements known as tics. As many as 1 in

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The Leadership Academy Changed My Life

In my first year at the Academy, some of my first impressions were that this was a place where people were going to be accepting, encouraging, and understanding.

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Creating a New Generation of Doctors with Interest and Expertise in Tourette Syndrome

The Rutgers Tourette Clinic at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology “It took seven years to get a diagnosis for my son,” said Faith Rice, founder and Executive Director of NJCTS. “You see doctor after doctor but finding the one who understands, truly has the knowledge of the

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NJCTS Family Updates

All of the latest news and information for our families including scholarship, Family Retreat and Leadership Academy!

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NJ Walks for TS: Ten Years of Inspiration

For nearly a decade, the advocate-formed event “NJ Walks for TS” has been serving as a day of fun, advocacy, awareness, and empowerment on behalf of NJ kids and families living with Tourette Syndrome.

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Celebrating 15 Years of Excellence and Innovation<br> in Tourette Syndrome Research

“Research into better treatments for TS cannot be done without the participation of individuals and families.”  Dr. Jay A. Tischfield The NJCTS mission did not include research until we realized that we could lead an effort to bring researchers together to work collaboratively to find answers for the cause of

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NJCTS is Accepting Applications for the Tim Howard Leadership Academy

Applications are currently being accepted for the annual NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy, an intensive four-day program promoting self-empowerment, self-leadership, and resilience for teens living with Tourette Syndrome. The participants, ranging in age from 15 to 17, will train and house at the Busch Engineering, Science and Technology Building on

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