Well, yes, it is still a tic, but it sure feels different ticcing in a situation where people are reacting negatively vs. ticcing surrounded by people who react with understanding and acceptance.
Have you seen “Front of the Class”?? It’s available on DVD or sometimes you can catch it on the Hallmark channel. http://shop.hallmark.com/anytime/anytime-gifts/front-of-the-class-1998DVD1422.html?searchterm=front+of+the+class
Good advice in general, but especially when it has become common to cite not always well understood disorders in joking. If someone isn’t struggling with obsessions and compulsions for hours a day they are not “so OCD”, a person who… Continue Reading
Some good advice. Celebrate and focus on the ups as much as possible.
With Christmas this week and lots of visits with family and friends who may not see the symptoms of Tourettes regularly, a reminder to try and be understanding. It’s a stressful time for everyone.
August… Back to school is about to begin. Want to fight bullying this year? It’s as easy as just being a friend. Special request to everyone returning to school in August: If you see someone who is struggling to make… Continue Reading
Just about every day I see someone asking questions about Tourettes for which there are no solid answers. I can’t tell you what causes Tourettes, I can’t answer why Tourettes is hereditary yet you have no family history of it,… Continue Reading
A pretty much perfect documentary project for Tourettes in in the social media age, http://www.atrandom.ca/ is different every time it’s watched — just like Tourette. Symptoms are different for everyone that has it, and the viewer can choose how long they’d like… Continue Reading
It’s Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month! Fact: A person with Tourettes may be able to suppress their tics for a short while, but it takes a lot of effort and the tics don’t just go away, there may be a period… Continue Reading
Adding to my quest to make Tourette’s more visible I now have wristbands!! I have 8″ adult size: http://kateevans.ecwid.com/product?35384204 and 7 1/2″ child size: http://kateevans.ecwid.com/product?35384209 Also I still have some of the bumper magnets available: http://kateevans.ecwid.com/product?33047425