Understanding Tourette Syndrome

The more people know, the better equipped they are to improve the lives of everyone living with Tourette. People living with Tourette syndrome (TS) often face challenges, such as co-occurring conditions including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), discrimination, exhaustion, bullying, and uncertainty. Despite these challenges, many people with Tourette are high achievers, resilient, and lead rich and fulfilling lives. An accurate diagnosis, treatment, and support for individuals and their families are the key to […]

Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Tourette Syndrome Funded by the American Brain Foundation and the Tourette Association of America

Application Deadline: October 1, 2018 The Tourette Association of America is committed to making a difference in the lives of patients by supporting cutting edge clinical research and encouraging the next generation of Tourette researchers which is why we’ve partnered with the American Academy of Neurology/American Brain Foundation to support a 2019 Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Tourette Syndrome. Each award will consist of a commitment of $65,000 per year for two years, plus a […]

An Endless List Of Role Models

BY H. Barry Waldman, DDS, MPH, PhD & Steven P. Perlman, DDS, MScD, DHL (Hon) These heroes are living proof of the saying, “It is better to try and fail, than to fail to try.” Hope is the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best.1 Aspiration is a strong desire, longing or ambition.1 Hope and aspirations are the twin pillars which maintain the drive of […]