2022 Tourette Awareness Month Activities

May 15 – June 15, 2022

Join the Tourette Association, the Alachua County and Clay County TS Groups, 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

Saturday, June 4, 2022 after Walk

Paint the Wall Event- Time Change

We will return to the traditional wall painting event this year. Due to inclement weather, the wall painting will be changed to immediately after the walk on June 4th (~10am).

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 4, 2022 at 9am

Virtual Walk/Run

Walk will be conducted in-person this year.
Each lap is 1K, so join for as many laps as you would like.
Walk starts at 9am, and the location is at Possum Creek Park.

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

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

The Tourette Association of America’s 50th Anniversary is in full swing. Get involved in Tourette Awareness Month and connect with people around the globe to raise awareness and funds in support of the Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorder community.

miles for tourette

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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