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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.


December 2017

  • Joshua takes winning prize for RSPCA Young Photographer Awards 2017!

    Talented photographer Joshua received a Tourettes Grant earlier this year to buy a camera, and we are overjoyed to see that his incredible talent has been so highly commended.

    Posted Fri 22nd Dec 2017 at 09:00
    by Joshua Myers

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  • Being a Research participant: A child and Parent's view.

    Calum took part in 'a naturalistic study investigating sleep and cognitive learning in children with and without sleep disorders' run by the University of Nottingham. Calum talks first about his experience, followed by his mum Michelle. They hope by reading this you'll be inspired to get involved with research too!

    Posted Tue 19th Dec 2017 at 13:01
    by Calum and Michelle Gibson

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  • Sophie and Bob

    Hi there, my name is Sophie. I was diagnosed with Tourette's aged 8 and I am 10 years old now, I am from Glasgow. My mum (Dawn) calls me squishy, this is because I always have at least two squishes with me at school to help me try and make my big tics into smaller ones. I find them relaxing to look at and I love the feeling I get when I can squeeze them with all my might.

    Posted Mon 4th Dec 2017 at 12:00
    by Sophie Mullen

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