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Medical Marijuana: What’s the Process?

Today’s guest post is from a TS parent in South Jersey who has done the research into medical marijuana now that TS is a qualifying condition. She’s done the legwork and would like to share it with fellow parents! Hello!… Continue Reading

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Our Journey

Recently an old friend from college reached out to me after seeing my first NJCTS blog post. We hadn’t spoken in well over 10 years and we were both surprised by this new common bond we had. Her oldest daughter… Continue Reading

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Goryeb Children’s Hospital Physicians Receive Tourette Syndrome Education

Often, residents and practicing physicians at hospitals have very little experience with Tourette Syndrome (TS) because little attention is paid to the inherited, misdiagnosed, misunderstood neurological disorder during their time in medical school. Approximately 30 pediatric residents at Goryeb Children’s… Continue Reading

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Next Wednesday Webinar “Tourette Syndrome: A Psychiatric or Neurological Disorder” is June 24

Join us for our next webinar in the Wednesday Webinar series on June 24, 2015, from 7:30pm to 8:30pm. Dr. Harvey Bennett and Dr. Joshua Braun will discuss “Tourette Syndrome: A Psychiatric or Neurological Disorder,” covering the neurobiology, genetics, and diagnosis of TS.… Continue Reading

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UPCOMING WEBINAR: February 25 on Sensory Issues at Home & at School

THIS WEEK’S WEBINAR Making Sense of Sensory Issues – How to manage heightened senses at home and in the classroom February 25, 2015 Presented by Dr. Michelle Miller, Psy.D., a New York State-licensed clinical psychologist who works at Therapy West, a… Continue Reading

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52 Weeks of TS: Week 40

EDITOR’S NOTE: Every Tuesday, noted Tourette Syndrome advocate Troye Evers shares his “52 Weeks of TS” blog journal with the TSParentsOnline community. With just 12 weeks remaining in this series, there’s a chance you missed one more entries from his… Continue Reading

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UPCOMING WEBINAR: January 21 on Habit Reversal Therapy

THIS WEEK’S WEBINAR Creative Applications of Exposure Therapy and Habit Reversal Therapy January 21, 2015 Presented by Dr. Joelle Beecher-McGovern, a clinical psychotherapist at the Child & Adolescent OCD, Tic, Trich & Anxiety Group (COTTAGe) in the Department of Psychiatry at… Continue Reading

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Happily Ticked Off — The Book, Part 1: Dedication and Intro

Here  is the dedication and the first part of the introduction from my book “Happily Ticked Off” for you to read if you’re interested. I hope to share more with you on this book’s progress, my writing progress and my… Continue Reading

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New test measures doctors’ ability to deliver patient-centered care

EDITOR’S NOTE: The New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS) has been delivering its Patient-Centered Medical Education Program to doctors, resident physicians and other health-care professionals at hospitals and education centers in New Jersey and Connecticut since… Continue Reading

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The experiences of diagnosis in adults with Tourette Syndrome

TS is a clinical diagnosis, meaning that there is not a specific test for the disorder, it has been noted to be difficult to diagnose with research showing delays in the diagnosis of TS (Wand et al., 1992; Freeman et… Continue Reading