North Central Florida Tourette Syndrome Support Group Awareness Month Activities

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 of tic disorders and Tourette syndrome.

The North Central Florida Tourette syndrome Support Group participated in several events to promote awareness throughout our community.  Participants engaged in painting the 34th street wall and participating in a 5K Walk/Run at the Possum Creek Park.

Wall for TSPainting the wallcompleted wall

Painting wall Painting as a Group with TS


5K TS runRunning with ticsTS smilesHigh Fives for TS runTic Family































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Heather Simpson, OTR/L

Heather Simpson graduated with a B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science with a minor in Early Education from the University of Florida in 2007. Following…

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