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TSA for Young People

Publications and information particularly for children with Tourette Syndrome, plus
material that might help educate friends or classmates of children with Tourette Syndrome.

If you're a child with TS and would like to receive our Kids Newsletter, That Darn Tic,  by mail (or, even help us by writing
articles or drawing pictures), please email your name, month and year of birth, and mailing address to tracy.flynn@tsa-usa.org

Click here to view all TSA National Conference Videos (Teen Self Esteem included)
Click here to view all 2014 TSA Conference Videos

How can you become a
TSA Youth Ambassador?

Youth Ambassador
Web Page with Video
Resources and Program Materials
Learn how to become a
TSA Youth Ambassador
INCLUDES IPOD VIDEO and MP3 AUDIO DOWNLOADS

Read about it/See the Video
Read Updates
VIDEO

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Every day more and more kids are realizing that teasing and bullying have no place in classrooms, schools and communities. Kids are realizing they can be more than bystanders…they can STAND UP and “do the right thing”.

In this terrific video the kids STAND UP for TOURETTE SYNDROME by helping Luke, a young boy with TS explain his TS to a group of kids who have been acting really mean to him. Luke tells them all about having TS, and by the time he is finished the mean kids have learned about TS and…they apologize!
Please share this video with children, teachers, friends and family as we build awareness of Tourette Syndrome.

As the kids in the video say “EVERYBODY STAND UP FOR TOURETTE SYNDROME!”
Also available with Spanish subtitles - click here.
BULLYING PREVENTION STRATEGIES, VIDEOS AND RESOURCES - CLICK HERE
"I Have Tourette's
but Tourette's
Doesn't Have Me"

view 4 minute clip

DVD available in our Online Store
Look for DVD-13M, DVD-13NM, DVD-13V

I Have Tourette's video
Downloadable Free Teachers' Guide

THAT DARN TIC
tsa that darn tic
NEWSLETTER BY AND FOR CHILDREN
Click here to see ALL issues (FREE)
VICTORIES!
Young people with Tourette Syndrome demonstrate that
TS doesn't hold them
back from high achievement
tsa victories
Click here to read some of their stories



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TSA ads promote understanding, awareness, accomplishments
click on each to view larger size (pdf)


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5 Illustrated Stories by Nena Cristena Segal
Click on each image below for
FREE download/print

"Erika's LITTLE Secret"

by Candida B. Korman
web serial novel about a
young girl, Erika,
who decides to conceal her tics
to try to be more like the
"normal" kids.

Read or Download for Free
4 Installments

  
click here

"The Wish"

by Candida B. Korman
a Birthday Story
in 5 Chapters
Read or Download for Free
Click here

FREE!  -  A brochure for young children - to print and take to school - for other students to read or have the teacher read to the class.
  click on image to print or readmatthew


An excerpt from
Matthew and the Tics:
 "Matthew had many tics. A tic is when a part of your face or body makes movements that you don't want it to make. At first, Matthew was just blinking his eyes a lot. His mother took him to an eye doctor, but the doctor couldn't find anything wrong with his eyes..."
Like a Fish
Like A Fish
Toby's
 "Yep, That's
My Thing"
Toby's Yep, That' My Thing
Donald
Donald
  Joanne's
Shadow

  Joannes Shadow
Music Soothes the Mighty Beast
MusicSoothes
Our Living With TS for Adults web pages feature Family Portraits of Adults/Young Adults, succeeding with TS click here to take a look

TSA has many books, pamphlets and videos for and about Children and Youth for Sale in our online Store (some for immediate download); here's a sample:


Getting Into College - TSA's Complete Guide to the Applications & Admissions Process (Publication #E110, Downloadable #E110DD)

Simon Spells Tourette Syndrome -
click here to read about this (4th in a series) interesting story about a boy with Tourette Syndrome

Mateo Y Los Tics ("Matthew and the Tics" en Español) (click here to read an excerpt)

What School Bus Drivers Need to Know About Students with Tourette Syndrome
(click here to read an excerpt)

Sally, Star of the Show and Sally on the Job!
(click here to read an excerpt)

A Test of Will (hardcover) by Diane Shader Smith - Read about it. Click here to read pages 1-2

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