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The Tourette Syndrome ornament

I make wood ornaments and a friend asked my why I don’t make an ornament for Tourette Syndrome. Well, here it is: https://kateevanscreations.lish.com/ SHARE THIS POST

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2013 goals: What are yours?

The holidays are over. Deep. Breath. Time to get back to a routine again. My kids are FERAL. I mean, it’s bad. And who can really blame them? We’ve given them a steady diet of sugar, no sleep, gifts, music,… Continue Reading

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Getting labeled actually leads to help for once

The Christmas season begins far to early in retail, but us ordinary folk keep doing what we normally do day in and day out. Sometimes thrown in to the mix is a trip to the hospital. My 14-year-old has lived… Continue Reading

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Happy Holidays! Care for your kid your way

It’s four days before Christmas. My mom broke her hip, so we’re not doing the holidays at her house this year. Instead, we’ll have our normal Christmas Eve tradition here, as well as a few merry surprises for the kids,… Continue Reading

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Talking with your children about the Sandy Hook school shooting

NOTE: The following was posted by Dr. Leslie E. Packer on the TSPlus Blog on December 15 and is being republished her with kind permission. Last week’s tragic events in Newtown, Connecticut, are all over the news. At times like… Continue Reading

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The vocal minority isn’t the majority

Jacob has been doing really well, but he says that our presentation to his class didn’t do much to make the kids talk to him. He’s got a polyp on his left vocal cord, which makes his voice a little… Continue Reading

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Mother has questions about Sensory Processing Disorder

The following excerpt was posted on the A Little Bit Different: Tourette Syndrome Facebook page, which is run by RuthieP — a blogger for Teens4TS. The excerpt is from a mother named Brandy, who has a question about her daughter… Continue Reading

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NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome issues statement in response to Sandy Hook tragedy

The NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS) is deeply saddened by the senseless acts that took place Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and has issued the following statement from Executive Director Faith W.… Continue Reading

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A personal account of living with Tourette Syndrome & associated disorders, part 3: Quality of life

In my first two posts, I talked about what my life was like early on and the various phases of treatment I had to go through leading up to present day. Now, I’ll talk about how Tourette Syndrome can hinder… Continue Reading

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A personal account of living with Tourette Syndrome & associated disorders, part 2: Treatment

In my post yesterday, I talked about what having Tourette Syndrome was like in my early life. Now, I’ll talk about how it started to be treated leading up to present day. My initial treatment was as follows: I was… Continue Reading