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Medical Marijuana: What’s the Process?

Today’s guest post is from a TS parent in South Jersey who has done the research into medical marijuana now that TS is a qualifying condition. She’s done the legwork and would like to share it with fellow parents! Hello!… Continue Reading

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Our Journey

Recently an old friend from college reached out to me after seeing my first NJCTS blog post. We hadn’t spoken in well over 10 years and we were both surprised by this new common bond we had. Her oldest daughter… Continue Reading

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Tourette Research opportunities at Overlook Medical Center

Atlantic Neuroscience Institute at Overlook Medical Center routinely offers studies and clinical trials in a range of neurological and movement disorders, including Tourette syndrome. To learn more, please contact Caroline Sabatino, Research Associate, at 908-522-5901.    Pediatric Tourette Trials Ecopipam… Continue Reading

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7 Things to Help Reduce Tics!

Editor’s note: We welcome blogger AndreaF back to TSParentsOnline with a follow-up to her popular post from a few years ago. What are your experiences with these methods to reduce tics? We’d love to hear from you. Before my book… Continue Reading

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Mothers Tell Stories…

And so here’s mine. It seems as if the moment my kid hit 13 the teens hit full force. The defiance, the arguing, the overall surliness. And, well, if I’m being honest, I thought it was going to be one… Continue Reading

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Three research opportunities at Overlook Medical Center

Study 1: Multimodal Dietary Treatment in Tourette’s Syndrome Ages: 12-17 Investigator: Roger Kurlan, MD, Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ Contact: Caroline Sabatino, 908-522-5901 Patients with TS age 12-17 are eligible to participate. We are testing a group of dietary supplements that… Continue Reading

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Concerned about my son’s Tourette Syndrome, OCD, and ADHD

My son, Anthony, has Tourette Syndrome. Anthony is 9 years old and started displaying mild tics around the age of 3. The tics would wax and wane, the severity of them never being bad enough to be disconcerting to Anthony… Continue Reading

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Two research opportunities at Overlook Medical Center

Study 1: Multimodal Dietary Treatment in Tourette’s Syndrome Ages: 12-17 Investigator: Roger Kurlan, MD, Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ Contact: Caroline Sabatino, 908-522-5901 Patients with TS age 12-17 are eligible to participate. We are testing a group of dietary supplements… Continue Reading

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52 Weeks of TS: Week 51

EDITOR’S NOTE: Every Tuesday, noted Tourette Syndrome advocate Troye Evers shares his “52 Weeks of TS” blog journal with the TSParentsOnline community. With just ONE week remaining in this series, there’s a chance you missed one or more entries from… Continue Reading

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What’s A Tic? Part 3 — Treatment & Management

There are multiple forms of treatment and management for individuals with tics: Medication – I’ve never needed medication myself, but for some people, medication is what really helps them get their lives back on track when the tics are too… Continue Reading