Category: Events

Free Webinar: Workplace Accommodations and Disability Rights

The first webinar, as part of a six-part series designed for adults with Tourette Syndrome, will be focused on understanding your rights in the workplace and will review questions about disclosure and accommodations at every step of the process— from the application process and interview issues that may arise on the job.
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Free Webinar: Building Resilience with Tourette Syndrome

While living with tics and other co-occurring conditions can certainly bring substantial difficulty, coping with a chronic condition like Tourette Syndrome can also build persistence, grit, and determination. In this free webinar, Dr. Kenneth Phelps, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, will identify key components of adapting and thriving while living with tics.
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California Pizza Kitchen Fundraiser

California Pizza Kitchen and the TAA Southern California Chapter have teamed up to raise funds for Tourette Syndrome! Visit one of select California Pizza Kitchen locations (list TBD) in the Southern California area, mention this promotion, and the restaurant will donate a 20% of the bill directly to the SoCal TAA chapter.
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Facebook Live: Social Relationships

Navigating social relationships can be difficult for anyone, especially with the added challenge of Tourette Syndrome. However, through self-advocacy, patience, a kind refusal to be defined for your TS, and this webinar, a fulfilling social life is certainly within reach.
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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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