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The Tourette Association of America Utah 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. The TAA Center of Excellence at the University of Utah also serves this community. Resource Referral Line: 801-585-1086 Salt Lake City, UT Director: Michael Himle, Ph.D. Co-Director: David Shprecher D.O. (801) 585-7575 Clinic website: www.TSUtah.info Email: Eva.Tukuafu@hsc.utah.edu

Events

Utah County Support Group Meetings

Our Utah County meetings are on the first Thursday of most months at 7:00 pm at the Provo City Library, 550 North University Avenue, Provo Utah 84601. Room number will be posted at the library.

Everyone is welcome. Please feel free to bring family (including children) and friends. We would love to see you there!

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2019 Meeting Dates:

January 3

February 7

March 7

April 4

May 2

June 6

August 1

September 5

October 3

November 7

Salt Lake County Support Group Meetings

Our Salt Lake County meetings are on the second Thursday of most months at 7:00 pm at our University of Utah meeting location in the Imaging and Neuroscience Center. The INC is at 729 Arapeen Drive.

Everyone is welcome. Please feel free to bring family (including children) and friends. We’d love to see you there!

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2018 Meeting Dates:

November 8

 

2019 Meeting Dates:

January 10

February 14

March 14

April 11

May 9

June 13

August 8

September 12

October 10

November 14

Adult Support Group Meetings

All adult Tourette and tic disorder patients are invited to join us for a group series that will provide support and education on the challenges of living with Tourette Syndrome.

The meetings are on the last Tuesday of most months at 6:00 pm at our University of Utah meeting location in the Imaging and Neuroscience Center. The INC is at 729 Arapeen Drive. We meet in the Brain Health Learning Center conference room at the end of the hall on the right as you come in the main entrance.

We’d love to see you there!

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2018 Meeting Dates:

July 31

August 28

September 25

October 30

November 27

2018 Winter Party

Please join us for our annual Tourette Holiday Party. We will have food, friends and fun. Bring a side or dessert to share, and a wrapped pair of socks for a sock exchange. Santa will be coming, we hope you will too! This is a great event for the entire family.

Our party is on Thursday, December 13th at 7:00 pm at our University of Utah meeting location in the Imaging and Neuroscience Center. The INC is at 729 Arapeen Drive. Event is in the large conference room just inside the main entrance.

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Services

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

TAA Center of Excellence - University of Utah

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Director: Michael Himle, Ph.D.
Co-Director: Brent M. Kious, MD, PhD
(801) 585-1086
Clinic website: www.TSUtah.info
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Location: Clinic website: www.TSUtah.info Email: Eva.Tukuafu@hsc.utah.edu

Leadership

Heather Allred, Chairperson