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The Tourettes Action Blog

The Tourettes Action blog gives people with Tourette Syndrome (TS) a space to talk about how the condition affects them. We hope that by explaining what life is really like to have or to live with someone who has TS, we can fight the stigma about the condition.

If you would like to write about your experiences of TS, we would love to hear from you. Please email us to find out more and discuss what you might like to write about.


  • Widening horizons - preparing to leave school

    Life after school looming large? Whether you’re just weeks away from the big wide world or only beginning to consider your options, here are a few things to think about

    Posted Mon 22nd May 2017 at 07:00
    by Tracey Francis

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  • At 11 years old, talented entrepreneur Femi is a huge inspiration to all

    Femi has already helped over 150 young people, parents and teachers learn about coding and physical computing and is ready to take his charitable vision to the next level.

    Posted Tue 9th May 2017 at 13:26
    by Femi

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  • Young student with aspirations to become a surgeon

    Whilst I love studying biology and chemistry, I would probably say that one of my key motivators to be a surgeon is the idea of being a surgeon with Tourette's. The very job would almost be oxymoronic in itself yet I feel as though there would be an enormous sense of achievement if I were able to have a medical career, all comedic value aside.

    Posted Thu 27th Apr 2017 at 11:18
    by Brodie McCloy

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  • Camera Therapy

    14 year old Josh Myers talks about his passion for photography and the calming effect it has on his TS.

    Posted Tue 28th Mar 2017 at 13:41
    by Josh Myers

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  • All In Your Head

    Adrian Reynolds talks about the hidden depths of mental health issues that arise with TS.

    Posted Tue 28th Mar 2017 at 13:29
    by Adrian Reynolds

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