New Jersey teen wants to see more acceptance and education

Hallie Hoffman wants you to know that people with Tourette Syndrome (TS) are more than just their diagnosis. “TS is just one group we belong to, just as people may identify themselves with other groups such as athletes or musicians,”… Continue Reading


South Jersey teens with Tourette Syndrome train as youth leaders

Teens in South Jersey are ready to reach out and help peers and health-care professionals understand the complexities of life with Tourette Syndrome (TS). TS is a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary sounds or movements known as tics. In addition,… Continue Reading


Haddon Township (N.J.) High School students learn about Tourette Syndrome

Faculty members of Haddon Township High School and student members of the school’s Psychology Club devoted time on February 2 to learn about Tourette Syndrome. Known also as TS, Tourette Syndrome is a neurological disorder characterized by uncontrollable sounds and… Continue Reading


7 strategies for highly successful teens

Vanessa Van Petten is the founder, CEO and lead writer for Radical Parenting. Hi! Happy New Year! I’m so excited to announce a new life-changing program I have created for teens. In this fun, entertaining and inspirational talk I go over… Continue Reading


Teens4TS Showcase: 3 NJ teens educate 120 Yale docs on Tourette

Between them, teenagers Grace Hawruk, Tommy Licato and Tess Kowalski have delivered more than a dozen presentations on behalf of the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS). They’ve spoken to students, teachers, doctors and residents about… Continue Reading