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TS in the media

Examples of Tourette Syndrome being covered on television, in the press and other media outlets.

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  • Videos

  • About TS

    Growing Up with Tourettes

    Top international digital star, Caspar Lee interviews young people about growing up with Tourette Syndrome in this heart-warming video.

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  • About TS

    The barber who lives his life with TS

    Cutting hair is precision work that demands calm and steady hands.  So what do you do if your dream is to become a barber, but you're diagnosed with Tourette syndrome?  David Arce, 27, has the answer: "You just go out there and follow your dreams. If I can do it, anybody can."

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  • Website links

  • BBC Bitesize article

    What is it like to have Tourette Syndrome when you’re a teenager?

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  • Press cuttings

  • Tourettes Action Passport

    Funded by the Big Lottery, TA commissioned the University of Nottingham to undertake research on improving the Psychosocial Experiences of Adolescents with Tourette Syndrome.

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"People need to know that TS is involuntary. We don't need pity, but some will always need help, support and understanding"







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