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Team E wants YOU to join them in promoting TS awareness and education!

I am the proud mother of a daughter with Tourette Syndrome and we are excited to again bring TEAM E to the 5th annual NJ Walks for TS at Mendham on November 15!¬†It would be nice to have a bigger… Continue Reading

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Educators need to be rewarded

I feel as a mom of three young children, with one of them having Tourette Syndrome, that showing our gratitude to our daughter’s teacher — Mrs. R — was one of the best things we have ever done. Our daughter… Continue Reading

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OCD issues with food

My son (13) has always been a picky eater, but lately it has gotten much worse. Although very limited, there used to be a few meals I could prepare that he would eat. Now he doesn’t like anything I make… Continue Reading

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Handling insensitive comments by others

Recently, I’ve encountered¬†two incidents on some social media sites from acquaintances. My immediate reaction is anger, but then I take a deep breath, wait a while to cool down and then respond. Even then, I’m sure my responses could be… Continue Reading

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Finding the right balance with school can be stressful

My son, who is in seventh grade, is really starting to feel the pressures of school. He has projects in almost every class. He, like most TS kids, is very smart and has all honors classes. I thought that was… Continue Reading

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Son, mom discover TS after hearing about Tourette on Oprah

When my son was first born, I noticed he startled a lot, cried a LOT, didn’t sleep well and didn’t latch on properly for nursing. He cried almost constantly. We thought he had colic, but nothing helped. If we held… Continue Reading