WEDNESDAY WEBINARS: January 22 — “Accommodations, Strategies and Techniques for Working with Students with Tourette Syndrome”

Parents are often confused about the services potentially available to their special needs child. As a parent, how do you know if your child needs or is even eligible for services? From 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. EST on Wednesday, January… Continue Reading


WEDNESDAY WEBINARS: TS expert Sue Conners to present education accommodation series January 15 and 22

The 2014 slate of the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders’ (NJCTS) Wednesday Webinar series will kick off with a bang on January 15 and 22 when note Tourette Syndrome and education expert Susan Conners, M.Ed., hosts… Continue Reading


WEDNESDAY WEBINARS: December 11 — “Dealing with Holiday Anxiety & Stress”

Over the next several months, the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS) will host four brand-new presentations as part of its acclaimed Wednesday Webinar series, which was launched in 2008 and today draws an audience from… Continue Reading


My story: 2 of my 3 boys have TS

TS is a complex disorder that can cross over with others! I have two out of 3 boys with Tourette. My oldest is 15 years old and started with tics at 3. He was misdiagnosed by the children’s hospital in… Continue Reading


20 facts about Tourette Syndrome you may or may not know

In honor of Tourette Syndrome Awareness month, here are 20 facts about Tourette Syndrome courtesy of the Iowa Tourette Syndrome Association group: One in 100 children have some form of Tourette Syndrome. That is the same amount as children with… Continue Reading


‘Worst fears’ and feelings of denial are common with Tourette

I’m a 45-year-old mother, wife and school counselor.  I’ve been married for 19 years and have two children.  My oldest child, son Will, is 14 and in his freshman year of high school. My youngest, Lilly, is 11 and in 6th… Continue Reading