Youth Advocate Dominic Dominguez educates Fair Lawn students about acceptance of others

October is Bullying Prevention Month and the message of kindness and acceptance is being delivered within schools all across the country. 

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Bedminster Teen with TS Speaks About Anti-Bullying

NJCTS Youth Advocate Riley Burke educates East Brunswick fifth graders about acceptance of differences during Bullying Prevention Month.

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NJCTS Advocates Have a Message About Bullying

October is Bullying Prevention Month and throughout the state, NJCTS will be conducting Youth Advocate workshops, school and community presentations, in-services, and webinars with the theme of acceptance for all. Our Youth Advocate Program trains teens with TS to lead presentations to students and community groups about TS and associated

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NJCTS Pays Respect to Soccer Star Tim Howard as He Retires

My friendship with Tim began when he played for the NY/NJ MetroStars MLS soccer team. He had moved into the position of starting goalie and wanted to go public with the fact that he had TS. We supported him in that effort, he began volunteering with NJCTS, joined our board

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In Their Own Words – Volunteer Allen Jones

NJCTS has started a new feature on our website called: In Their Own Words. These stories will give you an opportunity to get to know some of our superstar volunteers, advocates and supporters and learn why and how they are involved with NJCTS. Our first profile is on volunteer Allen

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A Superhero for the Classroom

Twitcha lesson plans are now available for teachers to download for FREE!

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NJCTS News – September 2019

Academy highlights; Twitcha update; Family Picnic photos; and all the latest news and information

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NJCTS Academy Alumni Meet Samuel J. Comroe

Three NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy Alumni, Jake, Sam and Jordan, met up at the Stress Factory in New Brunswick over the weekend to see Samuel J. Comroe, finalist from America’s Got Talent, perform. They wore their Academy shirts and had an extra to present to the comedian. “He loved

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Teens with Tourette syndrome learn how to be their own advocates

Confidence and leadership are important life skills for anyone, but they’re especially critical for those with Tourette syndrome. From NJTV News

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NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy Welcomes Class of 2019 at Rutgers this Week

The NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy will empower a new set of leaders and advocates this weekend.  Twenty-four teens from across the country will take part in an intensive four-day program promoting self-empowerment, self-leadership, and resilience—all important skills to succeed while living with Tourette Syndrome.  They will train and house

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