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Pride Month

The Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorder community is diverse and inclusive. In honor of PRIDE month, the Tourette Association of America wants to shine a light upon the experiences of those from our LGBTQ community. Your impactful stories portray a life of struggle, success and love. It’s proof that the Tourette Syndrome and LGBTQ communities aren’t mutually exclusive. You have much to be proud about and now is your opportunity to have others hear your story. There are no limits to who you are and who you love.

TouretteConnect May 2020

Today not only kicks off Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month, it is also the first day of our Virtual Conference 2020. There has never been a more important time to make the TAA your charity of choice. We have all experienced many changes over the last several weeks and now, more than ever, we need to come together to ensure the future of the only national organization dedicated to serving the Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorder community.

Doing What Matters: Coping Effectively with Depression

Please join the Tourette Association of America for a free webinar on Tuesday, June 2 at 4 pm EST and learn how to cope with depression. Participants will learn strategies to build psychological and relational flexibility. Several methods of unhooking from self-critical thoughts will be reviewed, as well as behavioral techniques to bounce back from the darkness.

Children’s TS Forum

Please join the Tourette Association of America’s first ever virtual Children’s TS Forum for children ages 8-12 years old on Tuesday, May 19 at 7 pm EST. This group is designed to allow children to meet others with TS, while discussing relevant topics such as promoting Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month, managing stay-at-home restrictions, and keeping healthy and happy.

Visualizing a Fantastic Future: Creating a Vision Board

Facilitated by both a clinical psychologist and a Tourette Association Youth Ambassador, join the free “Visualizing a Fantastic Future” presentation on Tuesday, May 12 at 7 pm EST. This presentation will provide youth participants the opportunity to learn more about making a vision board, and engage in a virtual “show and tell” of personal items that they might put on their own vision board. As such, we encourage you to bring an item to “virtually” share with the group that might be part of your vision in the making! Please register in advance for this live meeting.