The 5th annual NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy took place at Rutgers University from August 2-5. The intensive four-day training promoted self-advocacy, self-leadership, resilience and grit—all important skills to succeed while living with Tourette Syndrome. Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder characterized by uncontrollable movements and vocalizations known as
Governor Phil Murphy has signed legislation designating June 4 of each year as “Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day” in New Jersey.
Princeton’s Charles Griebell and Belle Mead’s Hallie Hoffman Earn Top Scholarship and Youth Advocate of the Year Honors
NJCTS presented twelve scholarships to graduating New Jersey seniors, including Charles Griebell, 18, of Princeton and Hallie Hoffman, 18, of Belle Mead.
Joint Resolution Passes NJ Senate as NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome Celebrates Tourette Awareness at the State House
Members of the Senate and General Assembly helped NJCTS recognize Youth Scholarship winners, Youth Advocates of the Year and top fundraisers in a ceremony prior to the vote. To mark the occasion of Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day being instituted in New Jersey, the NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated
On May 21, Ethan Lederman, 17, of Howell, and his mother, Tracy Lederman, presented to the New Jersey State Senate at the State House in Trenton about the need for more awareness about Tourette Syndrome and gave their support for the joint resolution, SJR16, permanently designating June 4 Tourette Syndrome
On Thursday, May 17, Amanda Silvers and Charles Griebell sat in front of the New Jersey State Assembly’s Health Committee and urged them to pass a joint resolution (AJR44) permanently designating June 4 as “Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day” in New Jersey. A graduate of East Brunswick High School, Amanda was
World-renowned goalkeeper Tim Howard reaffirms his commitment to improving the lives of individuals with Tourette Syndrome by continuing his appointment as a member of the Board of Directors for the NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders (NJCTS). Howard has been associated with NJCTS, the nation’s first Center of