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Save the Date: Atlanta Tourette Conference June 6, 2015

Save the Date: Atlanta Tourette Conference June 6, 2015

http://tourettesyndromeconference.com/ Join us on June 6th, 2015 in Atlanta, GA for the 2nd Annual Brad Cohen Tourette Foundation Tourette Syndrome Conference as we continue to “Break Down the Barriers” and educate teachers, parents, adults with TS, and all those who work with people who have Tourette Syndrome. This year we will be celebrating Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month...

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Meet Keith: Friend, writer, future art teacher!

Meet Keith: Friend, writer, future art teacher!

Meet Keith from Detroit, Michigan What is your name? Keith How old are you and where are you from? I’m 19 years old and I’m from Detroit, Michigan. How long have you had Tourette Syndrome? About 15 years What kinds of symptoms do you have? I grunt, look up, and jerk my head. What is life like for you living with Tourette Syndrome? It is different. But it is also very...

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Foundation Films Video to Support its Efforts

W hile in Philadelphia for the Evening of Cheers with Brad Cohen board members Brad Cohen, Jimmy Wolk and Lisa Palmarini spent the morning together at Center City Film and Video to record interviews that will eventually become a promotional video touting the mission and vision of the Brad Cohen Tourette Foundation.   The board members were joined by two kids who are overcoming challenges and...

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Meet Aryeh: future marine biologist, swimmer and singer!

Meet Aryeh: future marine biologist, swimmer and singer!

Brad interviews Aryeh from Houston B: What is your name? A:Aryeh B: How old are you and where are you from? A: I am 11 years old and I’m from Houston, Texas. B: How long have you had Tourette Syndrome? A: I have had tics since I was 6 years old, and have had TS since I was 9. B: What kinds of symptoms do you have? A: My motor tics are shaking my head, pushing my arms out to touch...

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Meet Benjamin: musician, athlete and ski racer!

Meet Benjamin: musician, athlete and ski racer!

B: What is your name? B: Benjamin B: How old are you and where are you from? B: 14 from Toronto B: How long have you had Tourette Syndrome? B: I was diagnosed when I was 7 …but the likelihood is that it has been a part of me since my first breath. B: What kinds of symptoms do you have? B: I clear my throat, blink my eyes, shake my leg, and sniffle. B: What is life like for you living with...

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TS Camp Organization continues it’s valuable work

The Tourette Syndrome Camp USA, founded in 1994, is a residential camping program designed for girls and boys ages 8 – 16+ whose primary diagnosis is TS, and to a lesser degree, OCD and ADD/ADHD. The goal of the camp is to allow children with TS an opportunity to meet other children, share similar experiences and coping mechanisms in a fun, safe and positive environment. In...

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