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Laugh out loud

Ever have one of those laugh or cry moments? Tourette Syndrome can be frustrating, overwhelming, maddening, etc., but it can also be funny or silly. I’ve had people ask me this question soooo many times and I’m thinking: Where do… Continue Reading

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Support kids with TS at the NJ Walks For TS at Mendham on November 23, 2013

Please consider helping the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS) support the 1 in 100 kids with TS and associated disorders. If you live in or around New Jersey, why not attend the NJ Walks For… Continue Reading

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“Why me?” doesn’t exist for my youth ambassadors

Don’t ever believe that Tourette Syndrome will prevent your child from achieving great things. Last year, I wrote about my son and oldest daughter with Tourette Syndrome. I mentioned that my daughter was diagnosed at age 11 and never asked… Continue Reading

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Tonight’s Wednesday Webinar has been postponed

The New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders’ (NJCTS) Wednesday Webinar, “Diagnosis and Treatment of Tourette Syndrome from a Latino Perspective” originally scheduled for tonight has been postponed. It will take place this fall as part of a… Continue Reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

It’s rainy and chilly outside. Unusual weather for this time of year in the Northern Panhandle, but I don’t mind. I’ve mentioned several times how my mum has been a great help to me throughout my years in dealing with… Continue Reading

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Poetry: “Mocking Bird”

This is a poem my daughter wrote back when she was 10 in 5th grade. It was written at a time when she was facing a lot of bullying, mainly from the principal at her school. The ending lines talks… Continue Reading

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Get your “There Ain’t No Can’t” bundle today for only $10!

The “There Ain’t No Can’t” product package was created by Jeff Feldstein, whose son has Tourette Syndrome, and features a hat, T-shirt and a motivational book titled “There Ain’t No Can’t… A Tribute to a Child’s Struggle & Colossal Achievement.”… Continue Reading

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WEDNESDAY WEBINAR: June 19 — “Diagnosis & Treatment of TS from a Latino Perspective”

Tourette Syndrome – which affects all ethnic groups – has in particular impacted the Hispanic-American community in urban areas of New Jersey, the nation and the world. The next New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS) Wednesday… Continue Reading

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My TS, My Story: The journey from diagnosis to self-acceptance

Part of the Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada’s mission is to help individuals affected by TS through programs of self-help. That is why our posts this week will focus on self-understanding, self-knowledge and self-awareness. Today’s post is from Laura and… Continue Reading

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I want to help others who need help with TS

I happen to run across this site when I was searching on the web about tics and twitches for myself. I read some of the stories about how the parents are trying to cope with the behaviors their kids are… Continue Reading