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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In Their Own Words: Carolyn Baldwin

Carolyn Baldwin has been involved in NJCTS for more than 10 years as a parent, volunteer and mentor to others. She and her family are fixtures at events like the Family Retreat, fundraisers and the Leadership Academy.  She is currently a teacher in the Camden Public Schools. Thank you Carolyn

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Youth Advocate Jenna Speaks to Law Enforcement About TS

The goal of the presentation was to spread awareness about TS and its symptoms. 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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NJCTS News – March 2020

In This Issue: A New Generation of Doctors; Walk Sponsors; The Academy Changed My Life; Meet Dr. Maria; Resource Room

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Dietz & Watson Sign on as sponsor for NJCTS

Dietz & Watson and Black Bear Deli Brand Sign on as Gold Sponsors of NJ Walks for TS

NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders (NJCTS) are excited to announce that both Dietz & Watson and Black Bear Deli Brand have pledged their support for the organizations largest fundraiser and public awareness campaign of the year.

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In Their Own Words: A Doctor’s Perspective

He sees many patients with Tourette Syndrome and often refers their family to NJCTS for advocacy and education services. Recently, he took a few minutes out of his day to talk to us about the importance of TS awareness among medical professionals and the current state of treatment options.

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Youth Advocate Jatin Speaks at Bound Brook Elementary School

NJCTS Youth Advocate Jatin Nayyar, 17, of Morganville presented an introduction to Tourette Syndrome to a group of elementary school kids during an afterschool program at Lafayette School in Bound Brook. Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by uncontrollable movements known as tics. As many as 1 in

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The Leadership Academy Changed My Life

In my first year at the Academy, some of my first impressions were that this was a place where people were going to be accepting, encouraging, and understanding.

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Creating a New Generation of Doctors with Interest and Expertise in Tourette Syndrome

The Rutgers Tourette Clinic at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology “It took seven years to get a diagnosis for my son,” said Faith Rice, founder and Executive Director of NJCTS. “You see doctor after doctor but finding the one who understands, truly has the knowledge of the

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NJCTS Family Updates

All of the latest news and information for our families including scholarship, Family Retreat and Leadership Academy!

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