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Ask the GreaTS Live Chat May 24, 2017

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  • Ask the GreaTS Live Chat May 24, 2017

    (Announcement copied from NJCTS -- not sponsored by Tourette Canada)

    The New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome (NJCTS) presents
    A New Series for Teens and Young Adults

    Ask the GreaTS
    Live Chat

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    Join us for our first Ask The GreaTS session where we will begin to discuss how to tell your friends, family, teachers, co-workers, and others about your Tourette diagnosis.

    Not sure how to disclose your TS to others? Eager to hear tips and stories from seasoned TS advocates? On Wednesday, May 24, at 7:30pm (EDT), NJCTS will host the first "Ask The GreaTS" session. In the video chat, a group of panelists will share their experiences disclosing their TS to friends, teachers, strangers, and others. Before and during the chat, participants can submit questions for the panelists to answer. The first session will focus on self-disclosure, but future sessions will explore topics ranging from coping mechanisms to dealing with TS in school, college, and the workplace. "Ask The GreaTS" sessions will be held every other month, with panelists sharing personal experiences and tips, while answering questions submitted by viewers worldwide. Register today for the first session!

    Meet the panelists:

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    Michael has been advocating for others with TS since he was 13 and is a coach at the NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy. Mike is an NJCTS Youth Advocate and has attended the NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy. Ray is passionate about spreading knowledge about TS and is a coach at the NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy.

    Click here for more info
    Last edited by aparente001; May 20, 2017, 12:51 PM.