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#OCDweek for OCD Awareness and Advocacy

Published: Oct 10th, 2017

Sunday, October 8-October 14, 2017 is the International OCD Foundation Awareness Week. This week is dedicated to promoting unity, awareness, and support for those who suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) […]

Back to School with Tourette Syndrome

Published: Aug 8th, 2017

The summer is winding down, back-to-school shopping is inevitable and parent-teacher conferences are right around the corner. With the laid-back atmosphere of the summer, it can be difficult for children […]

Research Breakthrough on Genetics and TS

Research Breakthrough on Genetics and TS

Published: Jul 24th, 2017

In June of 2017, researchers have located highly genetic risk indicators for Tourette syndrome (TS). A study, funded by the Tourette Association of America (TAA), the National Institute of Mental […]

North Central Florida Tourette Syndrome Support Group Awareness Month Activities

North Central Florida Tourette Syndrome Support Group Awareness Month Activities

Published: Jun 13th, 2017

May 15-June 15 is designated at the national Tourette Association’s Tourette Awareness Month. During this time, parents, kids, teachers, physicians, EVERYONE is encouraged to support awareness and break the stigma […]

Tourette Syndrome and Challenging Behaviors in School

Tourette Syndrome and Challenging Behaviors in School

Published: Apr 4th, 2017

Those affected by Tourette syndrome (TS) face a unique set of difficulties at school. In addition to facing the challenges with the motor or vocal tics themselves, the co-occurring conditions […]

Ringing in 2017 with Tourette Syndrome

Ringing in 2017 with Tourette Syndrome

Published: Dec 27th, 2016

“New Year’s Day. A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved. Answers to be discovered and then lived […]

Managing the Holiday Time with Tourette Syndrome

Published: Nov 23rd, 2016

As this time of year approaches, and the shopping, time spent with family, and the extra days off of school or work, it is an exciting time of the year. […]

Backpack Organization Tips for School Success with Tourette Syndrome

Backpack Organization Tips for School Success with Tourette Syndrome

Published: Aug 2nd, 2016

Isn’t it fun having to shop for new school supplies with binders, paper, pens and pencils? Starting out with good intentions of keeping an organized locker, desk or backpack is […]

Tourette Syndrome-It’s not what you think it is

Tourette Syndrome-It’s not what you think it is

Published: Jul 12th, 2016

On July 6th, the Tourette Association of America shared this new image of what exactly is Tourette Syndrome.  How powerful is this? What do you think?   So, what does […]

Tourette Awareness Month 2016

Tourette Awareness Month 2016

Published: May 10th, 2016

May 15- June 15, 2016 is Tourette Association of America’s National Awareness Month. This month is dedicated to promote unity, awareness and support for those with Tourette Syndrome and their […]