Day: July 20, 2016

In the age of instant information, many of us rarely find the time to read lengthy articles… and yet we seem to make the time to catch a video on YouTube. It’s not so surprising when you consider the visual impact, the human connection, and the time-saving format that videos offer. That’s why the Tourette Association embarked on building a comprehensive video library to share information, advice and peer-to-peer support. In fact, one of the main new features on this website is the integration of videos to share information, provide technical and emotional support, and offer inspiration.
For many people affected by Tourette Syndrome (TS) and Tic Disorders, severe symptoms continue into adulthood. Living with Tourette Syndrome as an adult comes with a unique set of challenges, often without the family and parental support that kids with TS benefit from. In fact, adults with TS and Tic disorders experience unfiltered, unkind and in many cases, unlawful biases and stigma.