Please support the “What Makes Us Tic” documentary project

A good documentary for educating about Tourette’s. With support it, could become a great documentary. A lot of people either haven’t, or have only heard stereotyped references to it like “the swearing disorder.” Tourette Syndrome (TS) is actually a neurological… Continue Reading


Coprolalia, Part 2: Coping with Coprolalia

Ken Shyminsky, a former vice president of the Greater Toronto Chapter of the Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada, draws upon his personal experiences as an teacher and student with Tourette Syndrome to help children with TS and related disorders. He… Continue Reading


Need to just a few more families for a Tourette Syndrome TV documentary!

Thank you so much NJCTS for all your help on our show. We have spoken to a few AMAZING families and are just looking for a few more to throw into the bunch. Once again, here’s the details: The creators… Continue Reading


Families affected by Tourette Syndrome wanted for new TV documentary!

The creators of the hit TV show “Undercover Boss” are searching for families where 2 or more people have Tourette Syndrome to participate in a new documentary style TV show to share awareness in a positive light. Our goal is… Continue Reading


“Life With Tourette’s” documentary on NatGeo

Life With Tourette’s is a documentary that aired for the first time last night on the National Geographic Channel (NatGeo). It tells the stories of three individuals who are overcoming great odds to pursue their dreams. Here is the description… Continue Reading


What Makes Us Tic awareness project

Tourette Syndrome needs more awareness. Bella has made a great documentary to help raise more awareness, but she needs a little help to improve her documentary and get it out where it will be seen. It doesn’t take much to… Continue Reading


“Perfect” is perfect!

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“Tourette Syndrome: Coping With Difference” — Perspectives

The following is part 5 of a series of entries that, as a whole, comprise a paper titled “Tourette Syndrome: Coping With Difference” I wrote for a class I am taking at the University of Texas-San Antonio. Read part 1… Continue Reading


Tourette Syndrome roller-coaster ride finally on the upswing

Today, while having a conversation about Tourette Syndrome, my son brought me to tears.  As most parents of TS kids can imagine, this was not the first time I have been brought to tears with regards to his TS. I… Continue Reading