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Ask Dr. Ticcy: Do kids with Tourette understand sarcasm?

Dr. Ticcy is a pseudonym for the Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada National Office, which draws on information from experts across Canada and beyond to answer questions from the TS community. Please send your questions to admin@tourette.ca with the salutation “Dear… Continue Reading

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Assemblyman Troy Singleton to Chair NJ Walks for TS Honorary Committee

The first NJ Walks for TS advocacy event in South Jersey has a champion in Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D-7) who will serve as chair of the event’s Honorary Committee. NJ Walks for TS at Medford Lakes will take place on… Continue Reading

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Next Wednesday Webinar “Anxiety & Test Taking in School” is August 19

Join us for our next webinar in the Wednesday Webinar series on August 19, 2015, from 7:30pm to 8:30pm EST. Students from elementary to high school are taking more tests than ever. How does the anxiety around testing affect them and their results?… Continue Reading

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Register Today for South Jersey’s First NJ Walks for TS Event on Sept. 20

5k walk and family fun run in Medford Lakes will benefit NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome The NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders (NJCTS) is expanding its successful NJ Walks for TS program to include South Jersey. Registration… Continue Reading

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Teaching Compassion for Kids with Anxiety Disorder

Editors note: Earlier this spring, the Bergen Record published a series about kids and anxiety. The series focused on how anxiety affects North Jersey kids, their families, school systems, and the mental health community. TS Parents Online contributor TomO was inspired to… Continue Reading

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Two research opportunities at Overlook Medical Center

Study 1: Multimodal Dietary Treatment in Tourette’s Syndrome Ages: 12-17 Investigator: Roger Kurlan, MD, Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ Contact: Caroline Sabatino, 908-522-5901 Patients with TS age 12-17 are eligible to participate. We are testing a group of dietary supplements… Continue Reading

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The Best Things to Eat if You Have Tourette

We’ve had several entries on the Tourette Blog about what you shouldn’t eat. It’s time for a little positivity! Today, we take a look at what you should eat if you have Tourette Syndrome. Like all the questions we tackle… Continue Reading

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NJCTS Selected as a Finalist for 2015 NJBiz Healthcare Heroes Award

NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders (NJCTS) was proud to be among six finalists selected for the 2015 NJBiz Healthcare Heroes Award in the Education Hero Organization category. The 2015 Healthcare Heroes awards program honors the best individuals… Continue Reading