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Tourette Awareness Month 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 families. This is recognized nationally and is promoted at each Center of Excellence within the Southeast. Please visit the Tourette…

Physical Activities and Tics

We already know the many benefits of exercise on our health, including: Improved physical health Decreased stress Improved mental cognition However, with tic disorders, exercise has been proven to be effective in two other aspects as well. First, in a study completed by Nixon, Glazebrook, Hollis &…

Structure and Tourette Syndrome

Strategies for Home Success with Tourette Syndrome Do you ever feel like you are struggling with your child’s transition from home after school, or after a friend’s house? Have you ever said the words, “ I can’t seem to calm my son down” or “my daughter is all over the…

Tourette Syndrome and Dating

Getting older with Tourette Syndrome can be challenging in many aspects, including the impact that tics can have on social interactions. Dating and meeting other people can be extremely stressful in general, but to those with tic disorders, can be particularly hard. When it comes time for dating,…

Tourette Syndrome Latest Treatment Research

Occupational therapists are one of the most recent rehab services to start treatment for children and adults with Tourette Disorder.   In 2013, Occupational Therapist, Jan Rowe, released a research study on the effectiveness of the Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention of Tics/Tourette (CBIT).  You can find the promising research results at:…

Florida Tourette Doctor Diagnoses and Treats a Rare Movement Disorder

Dr. Irene Malaty was featured in a recent Orlando based news story for her heroic efforts on behalf of one of her patients. Dr. Malaty runs an interdisciplinary clinical-research enterprise for Tourette and tic disorder patients at the University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration. Alternating Hemiplegia…

Two special Tourette Syndrome events this week

The Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA) is sponsoring a special informational session Thursday night August 16th here at the Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration. Dr. Irene Malaty will speak about the syndrome. How to start a TSA support group in Gainesville will also be discussed. If you wish to attend,…