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One Week Left to Team Up with Tim Howard

Soccer superstar Tim Howard will join fans of all ages to discuss his accomplishments on the field and share his inspirational message of resilience in the face of Tourette Syndrome.  Tickets are available at njcts.org for Team Up with Tim… Continue Reading

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The 8 Things This Parent of a Child with Tourette Wants You to Know

As a parent of a child with Tourette Syndrome these 8 things are obvious. Here is my list of what I want folks to know: I have looked into ways of helping my child with tics and each kid is different. Saying it is sugar or video… Continue Reading

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Free range me

Well, my kid made it to Arizona safely. Shockingly enough, I didn’t spend the entire vacation without him in an anxious mess. Sure, I breathed a sigh of relief when I knew his plane landed safely, but that was about… Continue Reading

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Teen Tommy Licato gets June 4 proclaimed as Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day in South Plainfield

The mayor of South Plainfield, N.J., Matt Anesh, has announced that Thursday, June 4 is Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day in the borough and presented a proclamation to South Plainfield High School student Tommy Licato. An inherited neurological disorder, Tourette Syndrome… Continue Reading

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Cresskill students get lessons about Tourette Syndrome from NJCTS Youth Advocates

NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome’s (NJCTS) Youth Advocates inspired, educated and spread awareness about Tourette Syndrome to a total of 1800 Cresskill, N.J., students from May 11 through May 15, as part of a weeklong TS awareness campaign in the… Continue Reading

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Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month is finally here!

Tourette’s Syndrome Awareness month is finally here!! Today Kane and I will be speaking with his class! Also, so many amazing supporters in our community as well as surrounding communities will be wearing teal to show their support for Kane… Continue Reading

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Youth Advocates continue to spread the word about Tourette Syndrome across New Jersey!

Congratulations to NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS) Youth Advocate Mike Hayden, who spoke with confidence and elegance about Tourette Syndrome to more than 200 third-, fourth-, and fifth-graders at the Bryan Elementary School in Cresskill, N.J.,… Continue Reading

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The Tics are Completely, 100% Gone…

…because Stink is on a trip. Yes, my big 6th-grader got on a plane yesterday with his class to hike the grand canyon and go on an archaeological dig. Not a bad scenario for a public school, eh? The most… Continue Reading

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52 Weeks of TS: Week 52

EDITOR’S NOTE: Over the past year on Tuesdays, noted Tourette Syndrome advocate Troye Evers has shared his “52 Weeks of TS” blog journal with the TSParentsOnline community. This is the LAST week of this series, so there’s a chance you… Continue Reading

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“I’m gonna have more friends now” because of Youth Advocate presentation in New Jersey

Last week, my daughters Anna and Sarah gave a TS Youth Ambassador Presentation.  Like all of the ones they have given before, I sat in the audience and watched the faces of the kids as they learn about TS.  They… Continue Reading