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Cresskill students get lessons about Tourette Syndrome from NJCTS Youth Advocates

NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome’s (NJCTS) Youth Advocates inspired, educated and spread awareness about Tourette Syndrome to a total of 1800 Cresskill, N.J., students from May 11 through May 15, as part of a weeklong TS awareness campaign in the… Continue Reading

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NJCTS discusses Tourette Syndrome at Centenary College Abilities Day

HACKETTSTOWN — Spreading awareness of Tourette Syndrome and providing world-class resources is at the heart of the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome’s (NJCTS) mission. This month, NJCTS took part in Abilities Day at Centenary College in Hackettstown. Myself and… Continue Reading

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Spotting Tourette in the Classroom, Part 2: So what’s a teacher to do?

Everyone remembers that kid in class who made weird noises to annoy the teacher. But what about those instances where the noises aren’t meant to drive the teacher crazy? Is it possible a student might be dealing with Tourette Syndrome? How do… Continue Reading

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10 Common Tourette’s Questions & Answers, Part 7

Living with neurological disorders can be full of challenges for both children and adults. The good news is that life with these disorders can still be filled with joy and adventure. It just takes some creative thinking and flexibility to get there,… Continue Reading

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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

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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

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What causes rage episodes?

The following is the second in a three-part series first published on the blog of the Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada. Read the first part here. Some people with Tourette Syndrome+ experience rage episodes or neurological storms. While it may… Continue Reading

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Collaborative classes helping Ben make most of public school

I had a dream the other night that I was in court suing my son’s school district. I had won the action, but my lawyer had forgotten to tell me. When I realized that I had won, I couldn’t believe… Continue Reading