Down to content

Up to
top

"At first I was relieved, at least I knew I had no control over it "

TA events calendar

Due to Public Health measures concerning the coronavirus, our workshops and support groups have moved online. We will continue to follow government advice and will keep you updated with developments regarding our in-person events which we hope will go ahead in the latter part of the year.

We are running online support groups for adults, parents and teenagers.  Please click here for further information.

< July 2021 >

Saturday 03 July

11:00 Manchester Support Group, Sale West Community Centre M33 4QW all meetings will be from 11am - 3pm

Manchester Support Group

Refreshments available - tea, coffee, juice, hotdogs, toasties.

There will be a raffle at each meeting so please bring along any donations on the day.

Please bring your info on a piece of paper (name, email address and contact number). You will then be given a name tag to wear so everyone can remember each others names.

Sensory/fidget toys for adults and children will be available to purchase plus group merchandise, wrist bands, pens, bags.

Activities will be different at each group and depending on the weather there is outside space for football, basketball, netball.

Saturday 10 July

11:00 Manchester Support Group, Sale West Community Centre M33 4QW all meetings will be from 11am - 3pm

Manchester Support Group

Refreshments available - tea, coffee, juice, hotdogs, toasties.

There will be a raffle at each meeting so please bring along any donations on the day.

Please bring your info on a piece of paper (name, email address and contact number). You will then be given a name tag to wear so everyone can remember each others names.

Sensory/fidget toys for adults and children will be available to purchase plus group merchandise, wrist bands, pens, bags.

Activities will be different at each group and depending on the weather there is outside space for football, basketball, netball.

11:00 West Midlands Support Group, Little Pegs Allotment CV10 8BF

West Midlands Support Group

This meeting is suitable for all ages, particularly our younger members and their parents/carers. Please bring along some munchies to share, and don't forget sun-block, wellies a sun-hat and gardening gloves if you have some. prepare to get dirty! Please ensure you come BEFORE 12pm as the gates will be locked (it's ok you can get out Helen has a key) Please also bring £1 for the raffle.

More information

Tuesday 13 July

20:00 Dads/male role models support group, Online via zoom

Dads/male role models support group

Hosted by Nick who has a son with TS, this group is especially for dads or male role models of children with TS.

More information

Wednesday 14 July

20:00 Webinar - TS and sleep issues with The Sleep Charity, Online via zoom

Webinar - TS and sleep issues with The Sleep Charity

Vicki Dawson is CEO and Founder of The Sleep Charity and mum to Danny, who has Tourette Syndrome.

The Sleep Charity use behavioural sleep intervention that has an evidence-base, with a research study showing that sleep duration increased on average by 2.4 hours per night following these methods.

Vicki will join us to share what this involves and will explore common sleep issues for youngsters with Tourette Syndrome, the science behind sleep and how we can use this knowledge to develop practical strategies to help our children (and us!) to get a better night's sleep.

More information

Friday 16 July

17:00 The Weekend - for adults with TS (and optional guest) SOLD OUT, Kielder Forest, Northumberland

The Weekend - for adults with TS (and optional guest) SOLD OUT

Our venue is the Calvert Kielder Centre located in the stunning Kielder Water & Forest Park in Northumberland. The weekend will appeal to anyone who enjoys the great outdoors but also appreciates home comforts!

Accommodation is 4 Star Scandinavian style spacious chalets with balconies or decking area. Each chalet has a full kitchen and sitting area plus bathroom facilities. The centre itself has a bar, heated Hydro pool, Snoozelum sensory room and an indoor games room.

A full day of outdoor activities will be provided on Saturday with experienced and fully qualified Instructors.

Please email Michele for more information and to book.

Monday 19 July

20:00 Parent support group, Online via zoom

Parent support group

Join our evening online support group to meet other parents for mutual support and a friendly chat.

 

More information

Wednesday 21 July

20:00 Coprolalia support group, Online via zoom

Coprolalia support group

Join our online support group especially for parents of people with coprolalia. Come along and meet others for support and understanding.

 

More information

Thursday 22 July

17:30 Big Summer Bake off for 8-17 year olds, Online via zoom

Big Summer Bake off for 8-17 year olds

A fun session for our younger audience aged from 8-17, where we will be baking up a storm!

More information

Saturday 24 July

11:00 Manchester Support Group, Sale West Community Centre M33 4QW all meetings will be from 11am - 3pm

Manchester Support Group

Refreshments available - tea, coffee, juice, hotdogs, toasties.

There will be a raffle at each meeting so please bring along any donations on the day.

Please bring your info on a piece of paper (name, email address and contact number). You will then be given a name tag to wear so everyone can remember each others names.

Sensory/fidget toys for adults and children will be available to purchase plus group merchandise, wrist bands, pens, bags.

Activities will be different at each group and depending on the weather there is outside space for football, basketball, netball.

13:00 West Midlands Support Group, Birmingham Friends of the Earth, 54-57 Allison Street, Birmingham B5 5PG

West Midlands Support Group

Adults & Teens support group meeting. Come along for a friendly chat and some mutual support.

More information

Friday 30 July

18:00 TICfest SOLD OUT, Skern Lodge, Appledore, North Devon

TICfest SOLD OUT

Situated on the edge of the quiet coastal village of Appledore, Skern is set within 22 acres of grounds with the Atlantic surf on the doorstep.

Excellent accommodation in family size rooms with shared facilities. There is a Bar for adults and an outdoor heated swimming pool. Being so close to the sea and the River Torridge, Skern offers plenty of water based activities as well as a great selection of land based challenges on-site.

All meals, activities and bedding are included.

Please email Michele for more information.


@TourettesAction

donate

 

 

 

 


This website may use cookies to provide an improved experience. You can refuse these cookies by changing your browser settings.
To remove this message, click here to accept cookies.