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Conditional Corner: A Tourette testimony, part 1

Conditional Corner is a series that runs Fridays on TSParentsOnline. All stories, including this one by “Garry”, were originally published at Conditional Publications. My earliest memory of being told that famous quote (the one known worldwide to all young ticcers… Continue Reading

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New National Youth Ambassadors are unveiled!

The following is from the National Tourette Syndrome Association. Teens4TS is extremely proud of each and every one of the 46 teens who last week became Youth Ambassadors! The national Tourette Syndrome Association’s 2013 Trip to the Hill brought 46… Continue Reading

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Learning to be content

Easter and Passover are here. Didn’t we just have Christmas? How is this possible? As it is for us every Spring, Stink’s tics are up. Part of it has to do with the pollen. Part of it has to do… Continue Reading

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Awareness walk for TS needs your support!

The first NJ Walks For TS at Ramapo College will take place Sunday, April 14, and it would be great if you could be there to help generate awareness, foster advocacy and raise money to benefit the statewide education outreach… Continue Reading

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Admitting you have Tourette

Corey has developed a habit of getting up at 3 a.m. for about an hour to an hour and a half. Not sure why. He says he just can’t sleep anymore right now. Then he goes back to bed usually… Continue Reading

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Conditional Corner: I hoped to become the doctor I never had

Conditional Corner is a series that runs Fridays on TSParentsOnline. All stories, including this one by Robaire Beckwith, were originally published at Conditional Publications. Knowing what growing up with Tourette Syndrome was like, and remembering the difficulties with understanding the… Continue Reading

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Links: Overcoming TS, bullying, coprolalia, parenting and more

Over the past few days, we’ve noticed quite a few excellent links relating to Tourette Syndrome during our travels on the Internet. We thought we’d share them with you to aid you in your quest of helping a friend or… Continue Reading

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“Tourette Syndrome: Coping With Difference” — Reflection

The following is the 6th and final part of a series of entries that, as a whole, comprise a paper titled “Tourette Syndrome: Coping With Difference” I wrote for a class I am taking at the University of Texas-San Antonio.… Continue Reading

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Without support, our son wouldn’t be getting freed from his tics

I was overwhelmed by the well-wishes and show of support from fellow parents of kids with TS who wrote on my last blog. In addition, the insight from those before us who have navigated this winding road of psychiatric care… Continue Reading

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Book provides help for parents raising a son with TS

I want to tell you of a book I finished reading not too long ago that can give you some good perspective on raising a son with Tourette Syndrome. It’s titled “Memoirs of a Father,” by Michael Fekete. It’s the… Continue Reading