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Tourette Syndrome

TS Awareness Month Walk – June 8th, 2024

From May 15th – June 15th 2024, it is Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month. Join the Alachua and Clay County Tourette Support Group on June 8th for a short walk to raise awareness. This free event will begin at 9:00 AM at Possum Creek Park (4009 NW 53rd Ave,…

Return to School Virtual TS Event

Please join us for a virtual support group prior to the start of the Alachua County School year. We will discuss the upcoming school year and anything TS-related, while playing some fun virtual games. Parents and children are both welcome. Breakout groups for parents will be available depending on…

Return to School TS Virtual Support Group

Please join us for a virtual support group prior to the start of the Alachua County School year. About this Event We will discuss the upcoming school year and anything TS-related, while playing some fun virtual games. Parents and children are both welcome. Breakout groups for parents will be available…

TAA YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD

The Tourette Association of America aims to encourage early career researchers to invest their efforts and expertise in increasing the biological understanding of Tourette Syndrome, pursuing clinical research aimed at improving patient care, and developing and testing new therapies. To this end, the TAA is offering Young Investigator Awards in…

CLINICAL RESEARCH TRAINING SCHOLARSHIP IN TOURETTE SYNDROME

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 2020 Clinical Research Training…

For women, Tourette’s syndrome means added burdens

“If you’re not looking for tics and you miss them, you’re also not looking for OCD to occur,” said Carol Mathews, director of the University of Florida’s Center for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders. “You’re not looking for anxiety. You’re not looking for mood disorders. And those are things that…

Clinic for OCD, Anxiety, & Related Disorders

We treat adults, adolescents and children with OCD, Tourette Syndrome (TS), hoarding disorders, body dysmorphic disorders, hair pulling & skin picking disorders, and anxiety disorders in our Gainesville, Florida location. Located in the heart of a major medical center, we collaborate across discipline to provide the best care possible.

Local Tourette supporters featured on BuzzFeed

A group led by Heather Simpson, O.T.D., M.O.T., OTR/L, Southeast Regional Tourette Association of America Centers of Excellence coordinator, recently painted Gainesville’s 34th Street Graffiti Wall in support of Tourette Awareness Month.