Delaware Chapter

5109 new kent road
wilmington, DE 19808


The Tourette Association of America Delaware Chapter is a volunteer led, nonprofit organization supporting the needs of individuals and families affected by Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders. We are committed to raising public awareness and fostering social acceptance; advancing scientific understanding, treatment options and care; educating professionals to better serve the needs of children, adults and families challenged by Tourette and Tic Disorders; advocating for public policies and services that promote positive school, work and social environments; Providing help, hope and a supportive community across the nation; and empowering our community to deal with the complexities of this spectrum of disorders.


DE TAA Chapter Awareness Walk 2019

This year’s Awareness walk will be May 18, 2019, at Glasgow Regional Park, Bear DE. Registration begins at 9 AM walk begins at 10.

All are welcomed!

Help us spread awareness and understanding of Tourette Syndrome!!
Registration information will be available late March. So Stay tuned!

This date is tentative and awaiting the venue to confirm booking


Delaware Support Group

The Delaware Support Group will meet on the following dates at Linden Hill Elementary School.

  • 12/12/2018 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Library
  • 1/9/2019 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Library
  • 2/13/2019 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Library
  • 3/13/2019 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Library
  • 4/10/2019 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Library
  • 5/8/2019 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Library
  • 6/12/2019 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Library



For more information, contact Matt Barbato at or call (610) 5266.

Location: Linden Hill Elementary School- 3415 Skyline Dr, Wilmington, DE 19808

Youth Ambassador Program

The TAA Youth Ambassador Program brings together, trains and supports teens to advocate for and talk about Tourette and Tic Disorders in their community, with their elected officials and before their peers at school, sports leagues, scout troops, camps and after-school programs. Learn More

Education In-Service

The TAA conducts in-service presentations around the state with various schools on an as needed basis. It can make a tremendous difference in your child’s academic experience to have the school staff educated about the many facets of TS. Learn More


Matt Barbato, Chapter Chair
Theresa Barbato, Vice Chapter Chair
Deb Ohlandt, Advocacy
Lupe Reynolds, Treasurer
Susan Breakie, Board Member
Nicholas Barbato, Delaware Youth Ambassador