2021 Tourette Awareness Month Activities

May 15 – June 15, 2021

Join the Tourette Association, the North Central Florida Support Group and the UF Health Fixel Institute for Neurological Disorders in supporting the mission to raise awareness for Tourette syndrome and Tic Disorders. May 15- June 15 is recognized as the Tourette Association Awareness Month. During this time, we pledge to support advocacy, awareness and education through events and togetherness.

TS awareness month

Friday, May 21, 2021 at 6:00pm

Paint the Wall Event

We will return to the traditional wall painting event this year, but continue to stick with city and county guidelines for social distancing and masking for the wall.

Bring your own spray paint and brushes but Heather will supply the back wall teal paint.

Look forward to seeing you all there.

Tics dont got me

Saturday, June 5, 2020 at 9am

Virtual 5K Walk/Run

Walk will be conducted virtually. Please join us for your own 5K, via Zoom, from your own location.
Walk starts at 9am, and the location is on Zoom (see link below).

possum creek park

Every Tuesday from May 15-June 15

Wear Teal Tuesdays

Wear teal on Tuesdays to support Tourette Awareness! Ideas include: teal clothing, ties, bracelets, buttons, hair accessories, nail polish and more! Get creative and Post pictures on Social Media!

wear teal

Tourette Association of America

Miles for Tourette

May 15-June 15

Connect with people around the globe for this special movement to raise awareness and funds in support of the Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorder community!

Calculate your miles, tally your fun activities and promote on social media.

miles for tourette

Tourette Association

Take the TS Pledge

Pledge to be the change for the Tourette community.

TS pledge

Tourette Association of America

Get Social

Promote TS awareness on your social media pages throughout the month.

Someone I love has TS

For more information on how to support TS Awareness Month, visit the Tourette Association.

For local support group questions or to join the monthly newsletter, reach out to Heather Simpson.

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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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