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Self-control is very difficult with Impulse Control Disorder

There are things my son says and does that are out of his control. I only wish more people would be understanding of this, especially people that he is around almost daily. Not only is he living with Tourette Syndrome,… Continue Reading

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52 Weeks of TS: Week 39

EDITOR’S NOTE: Every Tuesday, noted Tourette Syndrome advocate Troye Evers shares his “52 Weeks of TS” blog journal with the TSParentsOnline community. In cased you missed any of the first 38 weeks, you can read them here. For more information about… Continue Reading

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“He just can’t control it”

My son, almost 11, was diagnosed with TS about 2 years ago. Looking back, it had been going on for about 2 years prior to his diagnosis with symptoms of sniffing, throat clearing, etc. Everything became clear during a travel… Continue Reading

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Tics are better post-Christmas

Kane’s tics have been a lot better since we have gotten over the excitement of Christmas! He has been busy playing with all of his new things! He is into MineCraft big time right now and loves spending his time… Continue Reading

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Thankful for Tourette’s and anxiety?

  I hope your Thanksgiving was as lovely as mine was. It’s always hard to be separated from family on holidays like this one, but we’ve been blessed with a church that has adopted us for every holiday. Hubby and… Continue Reading

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RAGE!!! Part 1: Learning through experience

Ken Shyminsky, a former vice president of the Greater Toronto Chapter of the Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada, draws upon his personal experiences as an teacher and student with Tourette Syndrome to help children with TS and related disorders. He… Continue Reading

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Coprolalia, Part 2: Coping with Coprolalia

Ken Shyminsky, a former vice president of the Greater Toronto Chapter of the Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada, draws upon his personal experiences as an teacher and student with Tourette Syndrome to help children with TS and related disorders. He… Continue Reading

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One small change and his world falls apart

Jacob’s teachers laughed at me last year when I said that even one day with a substitute teacher would throw off his entire week. They thought I was crazy, I guess. Today was one of those days that his world… Continue Reading