Hello all! Happy Tourette’s Awareness Month! To help celebrate, the Tourette Association of America has a myriad of different opportunities and events lined up! Here are a few current offerings: TIC-CON This Week – May 19 & 20 | Free and Virtual We’re gearing up for TIC-CON, our free virtual national conference. Using a new, […]
I am pleased to announce that our Median Nerve Stimulation study, examining MNS as a potential treatment for Tourette’s syndrome, is published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine. A brief summary for lay people appears here. Thank you to all our colleagues, staff, and participants who helped make this research possible!
The Tourette Association of America is celebrating its 50th Anniversary with its Supporting Abilities Gala on November 10, 2022 at Tribeca Rooftop in New York City. They would greatly appreciate it if you would consider attending the Gala, taking out a journal ad to show your support, and/or spreading the word to your family and friends. The funds raised at the Gala support the […]
In our paper, “Why tic severity changes from then to now and from here to there“, we review the literature on situations that transiently worsen or improve tics. Interesting conclusions: (1) our interpretations of personal experience sometimes can mislead us, and (2) behavior therapies for tics use temporary effects on tics to effect lasting change. […]
Our colleague, Stephen Jackson, is conducting an online study to study visual judgment in individuals with tic disorders such as Tourette Syndrome. Individuals WITHOUT a tic disorder are also welcome to take part. More information can be found at https://twitter.com/jackson684/status/1559531597216583680?s=20&t=Kjp6S-sbsv40z2kcB4t_IQ Click the link below to participate! https://t.co/IL8UGMjMv4
Friday, May 13, 2022, the Tourette Association of America (TAA) will be hosting the 2022 Teen Summit (Summit). This “in-person” Summit is a program with topics and speakers geared specifically to the needs and interests of teens living with TS. Attendees will connect with peers, learn from TS experts, and have meaningful discussion about topics […]
Sponsored by the Missouri Tourette Association Chapter
Dates: June 9-11, 2022 Location: Lausanne, Switzerland Contact: email@example.com; You can also follow Dr. Seonaid Anderson on Twitter @Seonaidanderso2 If you are a patient or representative of a tics or Tourette Syndrome patient association, you are welcome to come to the ESSTS European Society for the Study of Tourette Syndrome meeting on 9-11 JUNE 2022. […]
June 7 is International Tourettes Day! Today, we celebrate individuals and their families who have been impacted by Tourettes. Spread the word to your family and friends! To learn more about the global and individual impact of Tourette Syndrome, you can visit the YouTube channel of Tics and Tourettes across the Globe (TTAG).