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WANTED: Participants for educational, fun upcoming events!

Here are a few events coming up that are associated with the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome. NJCTS offers many programs and services to the TS community., many of them geared toward kids and teenagers. We strongly encourage you to check out these events… Continue Reading

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Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day is about increasing our circle of understanding

My son slipped off a garage step yesterday, tumbled into the recycling bins — scattering cans and plastic bottle tops — and smashed my new cell phone that was in his hand onto the concrete floor. He is fine, the… Continue Reading

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David Finch & Asperger’s: A great read!

The more I research high-functioning Asperger’s, the less sure I am that my son has it. I’m not so sure about my husband, however. I recently reviewed David Finch’s New York Times best-selling book The Journal of Best Practices: A… Continue Reading

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Daily Tourette Syndrome Links: Wednesday, March 21

Here are the past few days’ Tourette Syndrome-related links from websites all over the Internet. This is just another way TSParentsOnline hopes to help the parents of the TS community. Also, we are looking for more parent contributions. We would love to hear… Continue Reading

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Daily Tourette Syndrome Links: Wednesday, March 14

Here are the past few days’ Tourette Syndrome-related links from websites all over the Internet. This is just another way TSParentsOnline hopes to help the parents of the TS community. Also, we are looking for more parent contributions. We would love to hear… Continue Reading

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Educating about TS: It’s amazing what can be accomplished!

Last week, I proudly watched my daughter Tess give a presentation on her life with Tourette Syndrome to a high school class in South Brunswick. I was amazed at her poise, confidence and desire to educate others about TS. The… Continue Reading

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Tourette and its co-morbid conditions: ADHD, OCD, Asperger’s

In my last post, I talked about my son’s big UCLA Tourette Syndrome follow-up appointment. The doctor took a lot of time with both of us, and the overall consensus was that, yes, Stink has some attention issues. Stink tics mildly… Continue Reading

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New book aims to help children with food allergies

I am excited to share the publication of my book, Nurse Teddy Bear Learns About Food Allergies. The book is a delightful yet informative story that would help all children, with or without allergies, learn more about food allergies. Nurse… Continue Reading

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California family a success story despite family history of tics

My name is Cheryl, and I live in the Central Valley of California. I am the mother of one son with severe Tourette Syndrome and another with moderate to severe OCD. They are both now in their late 20s but… Continue Reading

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Daily Tourette Syndrome Links: Wednesday, March 7

Here are the past few days’ Tourette Syndrome-related links from websites all over the Internet. This is just another way TSParentsOnline hopes to help the parents of the TS community. Also, we are looking for more parent contributions. We would love to hear… Continue Reading