Meeting My Inspiration to Advocate

As an awkward 6th grader who was struggling with my disorder, seeing her on the stage speaking her mind truly inspired me. 

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NJ Walks for TS Youth Advocate Sofia

Sofia’s Advice on Advocacy – Join the Walk!

NJ Walks for TS is the perfect time to spread awareness for TS in your community.

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Understanding and Responding to Sudden Onset Tics in Teens: An overview for individuals, families, schools, and clinicians

Presented by Graham Hartke, Psy.D. Since the start of the pandemic there has been a seemingly sudden surge of teens, majority female, experiencing rapid onset functional tic-like behaviors (FTLBs). FTLBs differ from tics observed in primary tic disorders (i.e. Tourette Syndrome, Persistent Motor or Vocal Tic Disorders, Provisional Tic Disorder),

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IEPs and 504 Plans: Navigating Special Education

Special education attorney Andrew Meltzer will provide a comprehensive overview of special education in New Jersey. He will discuss the structure of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”), who is eligible, and how to go about securing an appropriate educational program for your child. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation

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“I finally felt that I was not alone.”

I am so thankful to NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome

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Tourette Syndrome PSA

NJCTS Advocates Call for a Stop to TS Stereotypes

Four young advocates tell their story in new PSAs for NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome

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Trauma Informed Classroom

Presented by Bobbie Downs, Ed.D. ## During this presentation, we will recognize the prevalence and realize the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) so that we can respond in a trauma-informed way and resist re-traumatization. We will explore the way that trauma can shape learning and behavior while also discussing

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NJCTS Announces 2021 Program of Webinars

NJCTS has announced the topics of their Wednesday Webinars series for 2021 featuring presentations by leaders in the field of mental health and education.

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