Collaborative Partnerships for the Tourette Syndrome Community
Fundraising is also open for the November 15th at Mendham Borough Park
Mendham, N.J. – Walkers and runners are encouraged to register early for the 2014 NJ Walks for TS by New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders (NJCTS). Fundraising is open and all proceeds will benefit the NJCTS school in-service program which delivers directly training to educators and students to inform and promote awareness of Tourette Syndrome and its associated conditions.
NJ Walks for TS at Mendham will take place Saturday, November 15th at Mendham Borough Park in Mendham. Early registration is advised in order to take advantage a special, discounted rate. The event is a 5K walk and family fun run. . Walkers and runners of all ages and abilities are welcomed and encouraged to sign up as individuals or as part of a team.
Tourette Syndrome is an inherited, misunderstood, misdiagnosed neurological disorder characterized by involuntary sounds and movements known as tics, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that it affects 1 in 100 children in schools all over New Jersey and around the world.
NJ Walks for TS at Mendham aims to promote awareness, acceptance, action and advocacy of Tourette Syndrome and its associated neurological disorders at a day of fun and empowerment for kids, by kids and about kids. The NJ Walks for TS program started as a partnership with Mendham teen Emily Carrara in 2010.
More information about NJ Walks for TS at Mendham and the NJCTS In-service Program is available by calling 908-575-7350 or by visiting www.njcts.org.
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New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders, Inc. Collaborative partnerships for the TS community.