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Welcome to Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month!

It’s Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month!!! May 15-June 15 we’ll all be doing our best to cure the ignorance. SHARE THIS POST

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Heartache and ignorance can be avoided

My 13-year-old daughter Ally has Tourette Syndrome. Our TS journey started back 4 years ago. It hasn’t been an easy journey of dealing with school systems, finding doctors and numerous therapy sessions. But there have also been some bright spots… Continue Reading

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Abusive ignorance

My daughter has been a source of inspiration to both my husband and I, although I can’t say the same for her 13-year-old brother. At the ripe old age of 5 years old, we knew she was suffering from some… Continue Reading

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A personal account of living with Tourette Syndrome & associated disorders, part 3: Quality of life

In my first two posts, I talked about what my life was like early on and the various phases of treatment I had to go through leading up to present day. Now, I’ll talk about how Tourette Syndrome can hinder… Continue Reading

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Growing through the pain of bullying can be a great learning experience

Stink gave his class the Tourette Syndrome talk on Tuesday. His teacher – God bless her – canceled it on Friday since the kid who really needed to hear Stink wasn’t in school. I was glad this difficult student was once… Continue Reading

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A cure for ignorance

This photo is one of mine, and the words are from a newly diagnosed young man named Alan, who is coming to terms with having Tourette Syndrome. SHARE THIS POST

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Sometimes ignorance has nothing to do with bliss

My husband recently shared with me a conversation that he had with a person who posted a comment on our first Tourette’s interview. More often than not, the comments are positive and supportive. However, there will always be ignorant people… Continue Reading