This webinar will focus on both the pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment approaches to bothersome tics, including painful tics. This will include an evidence-based review of Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention For Tics (CBIT), medications (Guanfacine, Topamax, dopamine antagonists), and considerations for botulinum toxin injections for specific tics.
Program was designed to provide increased education, support, and treatment options to families affected by TS in New Jersey.
Frequently Asked Questions about the NJCTS and NYU Langone Collaboration Who are NYU Langone? The Child Study Center of Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone Health is a major component of the recently established Center of Excellence at NYU Langone Health and the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. Established 25
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
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
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
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.