Preparing for Your Child’s First Tourette Syndrome Doctor Visit

Tourette Syndrome (TS) is an often misunderstood, misdiagnosed and confusing disorder. Learning that your child may have TS can be emotional and distressing for parents, yet being given a formal diagnosis often provides relief. A diagnosis provides a context for better understanding the movements and vocalizations that your child has

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NJCTS webinars

NJCTS Announces Program of Webinars for Fall

NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders (NJCTS) has announced their remaining webinars for the year featuring topics of interest for parents of children with mental health disorders and other learning or social special needs. August 12: Assistive Technology to Help with Anxiety with Matt Dennion, tech guru and

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NJCTS Global TS Teen Summit

Inviting all teens ages 14 to 19 diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome to the first ever NJCTS Global TS Teen Summit, August 7 – 8, 2020. Because the NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy* is being held virtually this year, it gives us the opportunity to open some of the educational sessions to teens

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Supportive Learning Environment

Creating a Supportive Learning Environment for Students with Tourette Syndrome and Related Disorders  Marla W. Deibler, Psy.D. Originially published in the Spring 2020 issue of The New Jersey School Psychologist newsletter. Download PDF version. Tourette Syndrome (TS; also known as Tourette’s Disorder) is a complex disorder which begins in childhood.

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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 One of the biggest problems associated with Tourette Syndrome is that too few psychologists, mental health professionals and other healthcare practitioners know enough about TS to help the many individuals and families dealing with this often devastating

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Resources

Click Here for Covid-19 Resources Parents: Tourette Talk: Are IEPs and 504s on Your Back to School List? Tourette Talk: Starting the Conversation on Teen Suicide Prevention PRISE (Parental Rights in Special Education) – PDF PRISE en Espanol: (Los Derechos de los Padres en la Educación Especial) – PDF Directory

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New AAN Guideline for Treating Tourette Syndrome and Other Chronic Tic Disorders

MINNEAPOLIS, May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — For people living with Tourette syndrome and other chronic tic disorders, there are effective treatments that may help improve symptoms, according to a new guideline by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) published in the May 7, 2019, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the AAN. The guideline is endorsed

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What is Tourette Syndrome?

WHAT IS TOURETTE SYNDROME? Tourette Syndrome (TS) is an inherited, neurological disorder characterized by repeated involuntary movements and uncontrollable vocal (phonic) sounds called tics. In a few cases, such tics can include inappropriate words and phrases. (Check out our FAQs) A Brief History of Tourette Syndrome The disorder is named

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TS Clinic

NJCTS TOURETTE SYNDROME PRACTICUM AND CLINIC Training a New Generation of Professionals in the Treatment of Tourette Syndrome NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders (NJCTS), in collaboration with Rutgers University’s Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP), presents the nation’s first university-based, stand-alone teaching practicum and clinic

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Wednesday Webinar Sign-up

Wednesday Webinar Sign-up Obsessive Compulsive Disorder 101 Presented by Dr. Rob Zambrano October 19, 2022 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. This presentation will cover the basics regarding what is (and is not!) OCD.  We will review effective treatment options and discuss the importance of not giving in to compulsion. We will

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