Category: Events

: The emotional outbursts that are part of Tourette Syndrome can add strain to children, parents, and whole families. If you find yourself walking on eggshells around your child to keep him or her from exploding, it's time to learn some new strategies. Learn how to recognize and de-escalate the emotional overflow your child experiences to help him or her have fewer meltdowns.
Dr. Mona Delahooke introduces a new approach to solving children’s behavioral challenges using a developmental and relationship-based approach. She emphasizes understanding and compassion in working with neurodiverse children and teens and offers us a new lens on how children’s brains and bodies make sense of their environment.
In the last several weeks we've seen a spike in outreach to the TAA encompassing stories related to workplace, housing and corporate discrimination. This is not something our community is unfamiliar with, but the national spotlight on similar topics reminds us that we must equip ourselves with knowledge. It is important to understand your rights and when they are being violated. Later this month is the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This landmark civil rights law extended the right for our community, and many others, to access public places, businesses, and to participate in the same everyday activities as other citizens. In celebration, there is a free webinar on July 29 highlighting workplace accommodations and disability rights which we hope you will attend.
Join Tourette Syndrome advocate Jake Melton for a Facebook Live on August 11 at 6 pm EST as he discusses navigating through early adulthood with Tourette. Learn how to prepare for college, a career, and family life despite the challenges that having Tourette Syndrome can bring. Learn how to develop ways you can move forward with TS while voyaging into some of life’s most stressful times and how to cross some of life’s biggest bridges early on.