KIDS CHEER AS NEW JERSEY LAWMAKERS APPLAUD NEW JERSEY CENTER FOR TOURETTE SYNDROME

NJCTS Youth Spokesman says “The kids of New Jersey cannot speak for themselves” and encourages lawmakers not to forget the 28,000 NJ children with TS. February 23, 2009- New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome was recognized by the State Senate on Monday for its accomplishments in providing support for the

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Media Advisory

New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome will be honored by the NJ State Senate on Monday. NJCTS will be represented by children with TS who are advocating for the 28,000 New Jersey children and families affected by Tourette Syndrome. The children hail from across the state, so please contact 908-575-7350

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Learn about Tourette Syndrome

SOMERVILLE — Helping families of special needs children understand their legal rights is the topic of New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome’s latest “Wednesday Webinar” to be held online 7:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 25. Lawyer Rebecca Spar will discuss “Special Education and the Law,” during a free webinar which is open

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Special Education and the Law

New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome is hosting a free presentation on February 25 Somerville, NJ–Helping families of special needs children understand their legal rights is the topic of New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome’s latest Wednesday Webinar. Attorney Rebecca Spar will discuss “Special Education and the Law,” during a

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LIVING WITH TOURETTE RU Alumn speaks about son’s affliction

By: JESSICA FLORES ,OBSERVER CONTRIBUTOR Posted: 2/10/09 It started with a 5-year-old boy’s uncontrollable urge to shake his head. It would soon be discovered that this head shaking was an involuntary tic caused by Tourette syndrome, which led to a 15-year battle for Cory Friedman and his family. “I used

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NJCTS February News

NJCTS Genetics Repository- A letter from the Executive Director A little more than 5 years ago I saw an article in the Star Ledger about a scientist at Rutgers who received a $26M grant to study mental disorders. I worked with that scientist and Rutgers University for 3 years to convince

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NJCTS January News

The 2009 Wednesday Webinar series kicks off on January 28th with a presentation on “Special Needs Trusts.” Attorney Lori Wolf will discuss the importance of having a will and the unique issues that must be considered by parents and guardians of a special needs child in putting together an estate

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Ghost Hunters Visit NJ To Raise Awareness of Tourette Syndrome

WESTFIELD—From TS to TV, Dave Tango never forgets where he’s from. Sure he’s a Jersey guy. But that isn’t the only thing that brought him and his cast mates to Westfield. The cast of Sci Fi’s hit show Ghost Hunters came out to support the 28,000 New Jersey children with

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