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Community: Support Groups and Disability Specific Organizations

Tourette Syndrome


Tourette Syndrome Association is the only national voluntary non-profit membership organization in this field. Its mission is to identify the cause of, find the cure for and control the effects of this disorder. The Association develops and disseminates educational material to individuals, professionals, and to agencies; coordinates support services to help people and their families cope with the problems that occur with TS; funds research that will ultimately find the cause of and cure for TS and, at the same time, lead to improved medications and treatments. Their website offers general TS information, a web section for those newly diagnosed, information on treatment and research, education and advocacy materials, and much more. For more information, visit their website, call (718) 224-2999 or e-mail ts@tsa-usa.org.

Tourette Syndrome Online provides an interactive "meeting place" for anyone interested in Tourette Syndrome (TS) or people wanting to help others who have TS. Their online community services include free e-mail, free personal web pages, instant messaging, message boards, chat rooms, pen-pal listings, life story publications and much more. Their site also offers a great deal of information on the syndrome. Visit this website to learn more.

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