Nation’s First Center of Excellence for Tourette Syndrome Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Somerville-based NJCTS has been a leader in education, advocacy and research since 2004. The NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS), the nation’s first Center of Excellence dedicated toward helping individuals and families affected by the often devastating neurological disorder, is proud to announce that it is celebrating

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NJCTS Youth Advocate Paige Kowalski Speaks to Law Enforcement About Tourette Syndrome

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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Youth Advocate Dominic Dominguez educates Fair Lawn students about acceptance of others

October is Bullying Prevention Month and the message of kindness and acceptance is being delivered within schools all across the country. 

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Bedminster Teen with TS Speaks About Anti-Bullying

NJCTS Youth Advocate Riley Burke educates East Brunswick fifth graders about acceptance of differences during Bullying Prevention Month.

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NJCTS Advocates Have a Message About Bullying

October is Bullying Prevention Month and throughout the state, NJCTS will be conducting Youth Advocate workshops, school and community presentations, in-services, and webinars with the theme of acceptance for all. Our Youth Advocate Program trains teens with TS to lead presentations to students and community groups about TS and associated

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NJCTS Pays Respect to Soccer Star Tim Howard as He Retires

My friendship with Tim began when he played for the NY/NJ MetroStars MLS soccer team. He had moved into the position of starting goalie and wanted to go public with the fact that he had TS. We supported him in that effort, he began volunteering with NJCTS, joined our board

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In Their Own Words – Volunteer Allen Jones

NJCTS has started a new feature on our website called: In Their Own Words. These stories will give you an opportunity to get to know some of our superstar volunteers, advocates and supporters and learn why and how they are involved with NJCTS. Our first profile is on volunteer Allen

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A Superhero for the Classroom

Twitcha lesson plans are now available for teachers to download for FREE!

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NJCTS News – September 2019

Academy highlights; Twitcha update; Family Picnic photos; and all the latest news and information

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NJCTS Academy Alumni Meet Samuel J. Comroe

Three NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy Alumni, Jake, Sam and Jordan, met up at the Stress Factory in New Brunswick over the weekend to see Samuel J. Comroe, finalist from America’s Got Talent, perform. They wore their Academy shirts and had an extra to present to the comedian. “He loved

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