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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

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“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

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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

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Newton High School Alumna brings Tourette Syndrome education back ‘home’

The NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders, Inc. (NJCTS) continues its mission to educate the public, medical professionals, and educators about the disorder. Recently, Education Outreach Coordinator Gina Maria Jones, M.Ed, delivered a faculty in-service to the entire… Continue Reading

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Assemblyman Timothy Eustace Joins 6th Annual NJ Walks for TS at Mendham Honorary Committee

The NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders (NJCTS) welcomes Assemblyman Timothy Eustace (D-38) 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

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NJ Walks for TS at Mendham Honorary Committee Welcomes Assemblyman Ciattarelli

The NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders (NJCTS) announces the addition of Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli  (R-16) to the honorary committee of the 6th annual NJ Walks for TS at Mendham. This 5K walk and family fun run  is… Continue Reading

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Neeta Elementary School Principal named 2015 NJCTS Educator of the Year

Nominated by Jen Heicklen and her daughters, Anna and Ava, Carole Ramage was chosen as this year’s winner by the NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome Principal Carole Ramage of Neeta Elementary School in Medford Lakes, NJ continues to be a source… Continue Reading

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Moms on a Mission Bring NJ Walks for TS to South Jersey

Jen Heicklen and Maureen Faber have a lot in common. They both own local businesses—Jen and her husband Steve own Jersey Pools and Spas and Maureen owns Medford Fitness. They both support their community. They both have children. But what… Continue Reading

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South Jersey sisters, mom raise awareness for Tourette Syndrome

By: Celeste E. Whittaker, @cp_CWhittaker Courier-Post Jen Heicklen has seen a huge difference in her daughters’ confidence levels since they started talking about the disorder they share. Getting up and talking in front of classrooms across the state about Tourette syndrome… Continue Reading

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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