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WEDNESDAY WEBINAR: October 9 — “Dealing With School Refusal”

School refusal describes the disorder of a child who refuses to go to school on a regular basis or has problems staying in school. Children with school refusal often complain of physical symptoms shortly before it is time to leave… Continue Reading

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Updated supplement list

Many of you have asked about Stink’s Supplement List. I have written several posts in the past about it here. But here is an update. Please note: This is what works for Stink, but might not work for you. TS… Continue Reading

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Is ADHD preventable through restful sleep?

What you don’t know can hurt you, say integrated health specialists Dr. Michael Gelb and Dr. Howard Hindin. “Ninety percent of our brains are developed by age 12, so I’m asking parents to think about how a recurring decrease in… Continue Reading

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Helicopter Parenting Alert: When do you step in?

I’m not a fan of helicopter parenting. Part of that results from the fact that I was always too busy socializing with other adults than to actually pay attention to my son freaking another 3-year-old out about some Scooby Doo… Continue Reading

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When people speak out, mountains can be moved

Awareness. Acceptance. Action. Advocacy. All needed when it comes to informing people about Tourette Syndrome at the national, regional, state and local level. Our Facebook page (give us a “like”! ) is dedicated toward these very things, especially when it… Continue Reading

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Sorry, kid, they just don’t like you

For those of you who read my post a few weeks back, you are aware that Stink had a rocky start to school. It got a bit better, but then it kind of went downhill again. Turns out the same… Continue Reading

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Person > Label

Each and every case of Tourettes is unique, but we all have similarities, a connection. Sometimes I feel like I want to be separated from TS and OCD, to just be me without having to worry about what I look… Continue Reading

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I wonder a lot of things about Tourette Syndrome

Ever look at this map and wonder?? I wonder why the East Coast appears to have such a higher incidence of TS. Is it because most of the major research centers working on TS are in the east?? I wonder… Continue Reading

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Always on the clock

Started my 4th week of teaching yesterday, and it’s been a roller-coaster of emotions. My time management skills have proven only that I’ve given the majority of my time to my job and rarely anything else. It will get better.… Continue Reading

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Dating

I’m not sure how to handle this. These days, when a 15-year-old boy gets a call from a girl who wants to go out with him, it’s not considered unusual. But my son is not a usual 15-year-old boy. This… Continue Reading