Hats Off to Marty!

Martha “Marty” Butterfield has worn many hats with NJCTS. (She’s even eaten her hat when she lost a bet. It was chocolate, of course.) Now she is permanently taking off her NJCTS hat and retiring. But let’s take a moment to remember all the roles she played in the last

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NJ Walks for TS Youth Advocate Sofia

Trabilcy Tackles Tourette II Soars in Fundraising

NJCTS Youth Advocate Sofia leads one of the top fundraising teams for the NJ Walks for TS Virtual Walks.

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Youth Advocate Ben Mars Spreads TS Awareness

Many of those with Tourette Syndrome use TS Awareness Month as an opportunity to open a discussion about the commonly misunderstood neurological disorder. One of those advocates is Ben Mars of Teaneck.

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Wemrock Brook School’s Tara Loughlin Awarded Educator of the Year by NJCTS

Second Grade Teacher went above and beyond for student adjusting to a life with Tourette Syndrome. NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders has awarded the 2020 Educator of the Year to Tara Loughlin, a second grade teacher at Wemrock Brook School in Manalapan. Loughlin was nominated by Tracy

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NJCTS Celebrates TS Awareness Day with Virtual Awards Ceremony

To mark the occasion of June 4 as Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day in New Jersey, NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders (NJCTS) celebrated with a virtual awards ceremony were they awarded college scholarships, recognized the top walk teams, awarded the Youth Advocates of the Year, and announced the

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NJ Teen Shares How Writing Can Benefit Your Mental Health

Grace Reed, a junior at Jefferson Township High School, has started a vlog focusing on finding ways that writing can help benefit your mental health.

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NJCTS News: May 2020

TS Awareness Day in NJ; Online Support Groups; Game Night!; A Youth Advocate Perspective on Covid-19; Meet Carolyn; A Thank You to Heroes  

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Mental Health Month

In the Time of the Coronavirus Pandemic, Mental Health Has Never Mattered More

NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome provides programs and services for individuals and families during this uncertain time. The coronavirus pandemic is exacting a significant toll on everyone from the physical symptoms, anxiety about the risk of contracting the virus, worry about loved ones, job-related stress (in some cases, reduced hours

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JTHS Teen With Special Needs Helps Peers During Pandemic

NJCTS Youth Advocate Kyla featured in The Jefferson Chronicle. The coronavirus pandemic has affected everyone—workers, parents, children. Perhaps one of the most affected groups is students who have learning challenges.

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New Rutgers Saliva Test for Coronavirus Gets FDA Approval

This test was developed by Dr. Tischfield’s team at the repository that houses our TS collection. Congratulations to our longtime partners and friends at RU!

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