Category: Events

Building and Maintaining Positive Partnerships with Your Child’s School

Attending school can be challenging in many ways for children with Tourette Syndrome and tic disorders. Building a positive partnership between home and school begins early and needs to be nurtured throughout the year.
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Teal for Tourette Syndrome Awareness

Alexandra Cuttler and Jack Carlin are TAA Youth Ambassadors for the New York – Hudson Valley Chapter, having been trained in 2018 and 2019 respectively. Through their proactive efforts, they started the Project Lights initiative, which was their mission to light up the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge (formerly the Tappen Zee Bridge) teal for the final day of Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month. This was no small task for Jack, Alexandra, and their families. The project began back in March, when the group began mapping out the process they would undertake.
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Discussing Disclosure July Facebook Live

Join us for a Facebook Live this July during our YA and Rising Leaders training in Orlando, Florida. The speakers include Sarah Reed, Ph.D., and Jake Melton, who will discuss the topic of disclosure in regards to Tourette Syndrome.
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TAA Educational Resources and Support

Join us on Tuesday, June 18 for a free webinar where members of the TAA Health Education department share with you all of the resources we have to help navigate life with TS!
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AAN Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorder Guidelines

Tourette Association of America President and CEO Amanda Talty issued the following statement on today’s release of the first-ever treatment guidelines issued by the American Academy of Neurology. TAA has been an ongoing participant in the development of the guidelines; ten of the co-authors are involved closely with TAA.
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TODAY Show Plaza Appearance!

In celebration of Tourette Awareness Month, the Tourette Association will be creating a sea of teal at the TODAY Show Plaza at Rockefeller Center on Wednesday, May 15 at 6am to raise awareness, acceptance and understanding for Tourette Syndrome.
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T-Shirt Design Contest

For 2019, we are asking you, the Tourette Community, to decide what design to use for our Team Tourette T-Shirts. Come check them out!
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Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics

Are you interested in learning more about Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT)? Join this free webinar with Dr. Douglas Woods, TAA CBIT Faculty and Professor of Psychology, where he will explain CBIT in-depth.
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Gala 2018

Information on the annual Tourette Association of America Gala for 2019.
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Raymour & Flanigan Easter Egg Hunt

Join us at select Raymour & Flanigan* stores for Easter Egg Hunts on Saturday, April 6 from 1pm – 3pm for an afternoon of excitement, fun and community awareness. This is a free event, open to the public. You can expect colorful eggs, snacks and a lot of fun. Plus, any purchase made that day will receive a 10% discount. *Select Locations: Jamaica Avenue, Metropolitan Avenue, Fulton Street  Contact: Tracey Alexander at tracey.alexander@tourette.org for more details. About Raymour & Flanigan Furniture: Established in Upstate N.Y. in 1947, the family-owned company has over 100 locations throughout the Northeast. Now the fourth-largest conventional furniture and mattress retailer in the U.S. (Furniture Today, May 2014), Raymour & Flanigan continues its commitment to building the preeminent retail furniture brand in the Northeast and beyond. For more information, visit www.raymourflanigan.com.
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