Teen TS Forum

You can still make connections and form friendships despite practicing social distancing.

Please join our first-ever virtual Teen TS Forum for teens aged 13-17 years old on Thursday, May 21 at 7 pm EST.  This group is designed to allow your teen to meet others with TS, while discussing relevant topics such as TS Awareness Month, managing COVID anxiety, relationships, and keeping yourself healthy and happy.

Register today to reserve your spot!

    1. How to help promote TS Awareness Month
    2. You can manage your health and happiness while at home
    3. We can learn from each other innovative activities and ideas that can be helpful in managing schoolwork from home, tics, or anxiety

About Heather Simpson

Heather Simpson, OTD, OTR/L is an Occupational Therapist at UF Health Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases in Gainesville, Florida. Heather serves as the UF Health Tourette Center of Excellence Coordinator. Dr. Simpson has a pediatric specialty from the American Occupational Therapy Association and has been treating adults and children with tic & Tourette Disorders for over eight years. Dr. Simpson is an expert in occupational therapy management and CBIT for tic disorders. She has participated in multiple small research studies related to occupational and daily life functioning for those living with tic disorders. She is a member of the Behavioral Therapy Institute-TS faculty as recognized by the Tourette Association.