Mickey And His Family Help Others Understand Tourette Syndrome

Posted by the Asbury Park Press on 04/27/07     BY LINDA WALLS CORRESPONDENT   Despite myths about the inevitability of schoolyard teasing, children aren’t born with an inclination to taunt one another, says Brick resident Eileen D’Andrea, whose 16-year-old son Mickey has what could be considered a very tease-able

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How It Feels To Have Tourette Syndrome

That’s the condensed version of what 16-year-old Mickey D’Andrea of Brick tells his classmates at the beginning of every school year.   “There’s a whole lot more I say, but it would take about an hour to explain,” he said. Here he shares what it feels like to have Tourette

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TSANJ ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE OF SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS FOR MONMOUTH & OCEAN COUNTIES

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Tourette Syndrome Association of New Jersey (TSANJ) has announced the dates for the continuing series of 2005/2006 Support Group meetings for individuals, family, and friends of those impacted by Tourette Syndrome (TS). Run in conjunction with nine affiliated hospitals across the state, the facilitated Support Groups

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Tourette Syndrome Association of New Jersey Celebrates Opening of New Diagnostic and Treatment Center at 4th Annual Dinner Event World Renowned Geneticist Dr. Jay Tischfield Featured Guest Speaker

The Tourette Syndrome Association of New Jersey (TSANJ) has reason to celebrate their accomplishments this past year. Calls to their helpline are up 1000%, more people attended support groups and educational workshops than ever before and they successfully orchestrated the launch of the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome.  

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Budget Cut Will Devastate NJ Organization Focused on Helping Those Who Can’t Find Help Anywhere Else

Although legislators agree mental health issues are important and deserving of continued funding, one very active and important group is marked for elimination from this week’s New Jersey 2007 fiscal year budget hearings. Since 1994, the Tourette Syndrome Association of New Jersey, Inc. (TSANJ) has supported the needs of thousands

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TSANJ ANNOUNCES SPECIAL SCREENING OF HBO SPECIAL Film Focusing on Children With Tourette Syndrome Showing at Bergen/Passaic County Support Group Meeting

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Tourette Syndrome Association of New Jersey has announced the date for private screenings of the HBO special, “I Have Tourette’s but Tourette’s Doesn’t Have Me” at the April meeting of the Bergen/Passaic County Support Group. The thirty-minute documentary will be shown on Wednesday, April 12, 2006

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TSANJ ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE OF SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS FOR SOMERSET & HUNTERDON COUNTIES

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Tourette Syndrome Association of New Jersey (TSANJ) has announced the dates for the continuing series of 2005/2006 Support Group meetings for individuals, family, and friends of those impacted by Tourette Syndrome (TS). Run in conjunction with nine affiliated hospitals across the state, the facilitated Support Groups

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TSANJ ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE OF SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS FOR ATLANTIC & CAPE MAY COUNTIES – APRIL 6, 2006

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Tourette Syndrome Association of New Jersey (TSANJ) has announced the dates for the continuing series of 2005/2006 Support Group meetings for individuals, family, and friends of those impacted by Tourette Syndrome (TS). Run in conjunction with nine affiliated hospitals across the state, the facilitated Support Groups

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TSANJ ANNOUNCES MERCER COUNTY SUPPORT GROUP MEETING Thursday, March 16, 2006

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Tourette Syndrome Association of New Jersey (TSANJ) has announced the dates for the continuing series of 2005/2006 Support Group Workshop Sessions for individuals, family, and friends of those impacted by Tourette Syndrome (TS). Run in conjunction with nine affiliated hospitals across the state, the facilitated Support

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR EDUCATORS Workshops Scheduled in Passaic, Sussex & Middlesex Counties New Jersey Department of Education Provider # 976

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Tourette Syndrome Association of New Jersey (TSANJ) has scheduled a series of Professional Development programs to increase awareness among educators of the issues associated with Tourette Syndrome and associated disorders. TSANJ has planned three programs in March and April for public and private school teachers. The

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