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VIDEO: Tic cycle update

Hey! So, something a little bit different — a video! One of the reasons I decided to do this is I fee like so much of the time people don’t actually get to see what Tourette’s looks like. So, this is a… Continue Reading

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“Hi, My Name is Nathan … ” a video presentation worth watching

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

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The social stuff

One night on a recent vacation, I met a couple of other mothers and I was asked what kind of work I did. I told them about volunteering with Camp Twitch and Shout and working with Camp Twin Lakes in… Continue Reading

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New Canadian rock band features members with TS

Say hello to Pariah. They’re a young, ambitious Canadian rock band, and two of their members happen to have TS. A five-piece ensemble, Pariah hails from Mississauga and Oakville, and they all love to write music, record and perform. The band… Continue Reading

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Video: “Living with Tourette Syndrome”

Here’s my new news story “Living With Tourette Syndrome — 8 Questions” with Knoxville, Tennessee, news reporter Alan Williams. http://www.local8now.com/home/headlines/8-QuestonsLiving-with-Tourettes-249915601.html?device=phone SHARE THIS POST

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Learning from kids with challenging behavior

This blog entry was first posted on Neurologically Gifted in August and was designed to be read in the days leading up to the start of a new school year. However, the principles in this entry still hold sway today,… Continue Reading

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Person > Label

Each and every case of Tourettes is unique, but we all have similarities, a connection. Sometimes I feel like I want to be separated from TS and OCD, to just be me without having to worry about what I look… Continue Reading

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Viewing party and sneak peek for NJ teen’s TV debut on Sunday!

Bravo Media’s “The Kandi Factory,” which follows Grammy Award winner Kandi Burruss as she mentors aspiring musical artists on their potential journeys to stardom, will feature South Plainfield (N.J.) High School senior Cory Singer during its Sunday, May 5, segment… Continue Reading

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A helpful list of Tourette Syndrome books, videos and links

Courtesy of RuthieP of the Teens4TS blog and the A Little Bit Different: Tourette Syndrome page on Facebook, here are a list of book titles and websites/films about Tourette Syndrome that we thought you all might find useful! 🙂 Books… Continue Reading

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Video: Living With Tourette Syndrome

I remember the first time I learned about Tourette Syndrome. I was 9 years old, playing outside like most other children my age. However, I couldn’t seem to control his body and sounds like other children could. Check out my… Continue Reading