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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.

< September 2021 >

Friday 10 September

19:00 Befriender Training , Online via zoom

Befriender Training

Join us to find out more about the Befriending role and how you can become a volunteer for TA.

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Saturday 11 September

09:00 Befriender Training , Online via zoom

Befriender Training

Join us to find out more about our Befriender role and how you can become a volunteer for TA.

More information

10:00 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 Kent Support Group, KICC Buckmore Park, Rhoda House, Maidstone Road, Chatham, Kent ME5 9QG

Kent Support Group

The Kent support group is open to families and individuals. Join us for an informal session, starting at 2pm and finishing at 5pm.

It is essential that you register your attendance in advance with Suzanne Parsons at tourettesactionkent@gmail.com.

Wednesday 15 September

15:00 Webinar for Teachers - Understanding Tourette Syndrome, Online via zoom

Webinar for Teachers - Understanding Tourette Syndrome

If you have a child with TS in your school or moving up to your school for the start of the new school year, then this webinar will teach you basic Tourette Syndrome awareness, highlight some of the possible barriers to learning and recommend strategies that could easily be implemented to best support the child in school.

We will also be addressing the issue of the growing number of cases of sudden onset of tics since the COVID-19 pandemic, and how this can impact a childs education, plus strategies for managing this in the classroom.

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Saturday 25 September

10:00 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.

Wednesday 29 September

19:00 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.

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