Looking for that perfect Mother’s Day Present? The best gift is the right words to uplift a TS caregiver.

Eryn with her son Andrew

By Eryn Travis I never intended to start a doctoral program, and, certainly, never expected that focus to be about communication and media representation related to Tourette’s Syndrome. Yet, just like receiving a “surprise” TS diagnosis for my son, here… Continue Reading


The GreaTS have arrived!

Change the world. Stand With The GreaTS! Join the global community to break down social stigmas, create awareness, and provide support resources around Tourette Syndrome. This is your chance to make a difference. Get involved today at standwiththegreats.org. Share your message of… Continue Reading


Going to battle alone

Hello, my name is Candy. I am the mother of three kids and my oldest son, 23 years old, has ADD. My daughter, 16 years old, is doing great in school. And my youngest is 9 1/2 and he has ADHD and… Continue Reading


Mothers Tell Stories…

And so here’s mine. It seems as if the moment my kid hit 13 the teens hit full force. The defiance, the arguing, the overall surliness. And, well, if I’m being honest, I thought it was going to be one… Continue Reading


“Ducks” and the beginning of our TS journey

When I first suspected and began to research TS I said to myself, okay, okay it will be alright. I am the type of person who will research, read, research, and read whatever I can on any challenge that affects… Continue Reading


Young Magician Wants to Make Tourette Syndrome Disappear For All

Drive through Teaneck and you might catch “The Great Marsini” at work. The entrepreneurial 10-year-old makes sure his lemonade or hot cocoa stand (depending on the season) stands above the rest. “I do magic tricks,” said Ben Mars. “One time… Continue Reading


Fifth-grader is Stepping Up Awareness Efforts

An inspiring 10 year old is quickly becoming his own best advocate. Kyle Swords of Pine Brook, NJ, is educating his community about an often misunderstood and misdiagnosed disorder which he faces every day. In kindergarten, he started developing tics… Continue Reading


Assemblyman John Wisniewski Joins 6th Annual NJ Walks for TS at Mendham Honorary Committee

The NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders (NJCTS) welcomes Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-19) to the honorary committee of the 6th annual NJ Walks for TS. This 5K walk and family fun run  is a day of advocacy, awareness,… Continue Reading


Educating others about TS helped my girls gain back their confidence

My husband and I have not one, but two children diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome (TS). We consider ourselves very fortunate as this disorder is not life threatening. However, it IS heartbreaking. Tourette’s Syndrome is a genetic neurological disorder that affects both… Continue Reading


NJ Walks for TS Honorary Committee Welcomes Senator Greenstein

CRANBURY, NJ-  Senator Linda Greenstein (D-14)  has joined the Honorary Committee of the first 5K walk and family fun run in the region to benefit local children and families with Tourette Syndrome. NJ Walks for TS at Medford Lakes will… Continue Reading