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Tourette Canada has local volunteers who support people affected by TS in communities across the country. You’ll find a complete list of affiliates and details about the support each of them offer here.

 

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Calgary Chapter

Welcome to the webpage of Tourette Canada, Calgary Chapter. We are a local affiliate of Tourette Canada, dedicated to supporting individuals and fa...

Welcome to the webpage of Tourette Canada, Calgary Chapter. We are a local affiliate of Tourette Canada, dedicated to supporting individuals and families dealing with TS and TS+ in Calgary and area. Our local events are completely free of charge, and everyone is welcome.

Meetings & Special Events

Public Meetings

We generally conduct public information evenings once a year, usually in the fall. These meetings feature a presentation by a guest speaker, with discussion to follow. The location, unless otherwise specified, is the new Alberta Children’s Hospital in NW Calgary. Times are normally 7:30 – 9:00 pm.

Family Support Meetings

Approximately three or four times per year we hold informal support meetings for parents, relatives, caregivers, teachers, etc. dealing with Tourette Syndrome. These meetings are also held at the Alberta Children’s Hospital, and are a great way to get to know others in the Calgary TS community. We also have supervised art activities and games for youth and children in an adjoining room.

Social Outings
Approximately twice per year we have social outings in the community for families dealing with Tourette Syndrome. Past outings have included trips to the Calgary Zoo, the Science Museum and Bowness Park.

Additional Information

Mailing List

We send out regular e-mails to our members to inform them of upcoming meetings and events. To have your e-mail address added to the Calgary Chapter’s mailing list, please send your name and e-mail address to www.tourettecalgary.ca

Support Phone Line

Do you have any questions or concerns about Tourette Syndrome or the Calgary Chapter? We’re here to help! Please phone our Support Phone Line at (587)-333-1016.

Calgary Tourette Syndrome Clinic

The Calgary Tourette Syndrome Clinic is now seeing patients and accepting referrals. The clinic will offer consultation and continuing care for children and adults with Tourette Syndrome with or without comorbid disorders (e.g. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder). All patients will be accepted regardless of disease severity, and continuing care will be provided from childhood through adulthood. Patients will receive a comprehensive evaluation and treatment plan for their Tourette Syndrome symptoms and comorbid psychiatric diagnoses. Plans are currently underway for a multidisciplinary assessment and treatment team, including neurology, psychiatry, clinical psychology, neuropsychology, and occupational therapy. The clinic will be a centre for epidemiologic and clinical research in Tourette Syndrome, and will offer access to the newest therapies for patients and families affected by this disorder.

Patients will be seen at the Child Development Centre adjacent to the Alberta Children’s Hospital. Referrals can be mailed or faxed to:

Dr. Tamara Pringsheim
Calgary Tourette Syndrome Clinic
Child Development Centre
2888 Shaganappi Trail NW
Calgary, AB
T3B 6A8
Phone 403-955-5982
Fax 403-955-5910

 

In-service Presentations

An in-service is an educational presentation about Tourette Syndrome that is often made at schools or for other community or professional groups. It covers some of the following topics:

  1. What is Tourette Syndrome (TS)?
  2. What is a Tic?
  3. Types of Tics
  4. Associated Disorders
  5. How can one best support or accommodate a person with TS?

The length of the in-service depends on the audience but usually 45 to 75 minutes is an approximate time.

All in-services are provided by certified providers, sanctioned and trained by Tourette Canada. They volunteer their time to educate professionals and members of the public and increase awareness of Tourette Syndrome and associated disorders. In-services can also be provided for students, with a slightly difference focus; i.e. more visuals, etc.

No fee is charged, however donations to Tourette Canada are always very welcome.

The Calgary Chapter has experienced and trained in-service providers that are available to make presentations for any group that is interested. If you would like to request an in-service, please contact Adrienne Hill.

If you would like to become an in-service provider, training and support will be provided free of charge.

For more information about upcoming training sessions, and becoming involved in this very rewarding effort, please contact:

Tourette Canada
Phone: 1-800-361-3120

Contact Information

Calgary Chapter

Mailing Address: Suite 1068
327-2335 162nd Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2Y 4S6

Email: info@tourettecalgary.ca

Alternative Telephone: Phone: 1-800-361-3120 Ext 50

Edmonton Chapter

http://www.tsedmonton.com/ * Please note that parent volunteers run this service and it might take a few days for us to get back to you. If you hav...

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* Please note that parent volunteers run this service and it might take a few days for us to get back to you. If you have an urgent concern, you may want to contact Capital Health LINK at 408-LINK or the Help line at 211.

 

Executive Board Members

 

Other Volunteer Positions

  • 2015 Trek Organizer: Maria Robson
  • 2015 PTA Gala Committee: Philippe Phan, Joyce Blaikie
  • Parent Support Group Facilitator: Rachel Williams
  • Adult Support Group Facilitator : Alan Jeans
  • Newsletter Coordinator: Karen Burdick
  • Website Specialist: Karen Burdick
  • Hotline Coordinator: Joyce Blaikie, Tammy Harold in training
  • In-Service Coordinator: Rachel Williams
  • In-Service Presenters: Karen Burdick, Joyce Blaikie, Rachel Williams, Janice Russell & Tammy Harold
  • Summer Camp Coordinator: Philippe Phan
  • Family Event Planner: Vacant

 

Edmonton Information Support Sessions

 

Parent Support Group

Our Parent Support Group runs each month from September to June.

Sessions take place at:
Jasper Place Library
6:30 – 8:30 pm
9010 – 156 Street
Edmonton

(Extra parking is available in the lot on the east side of the building)

Please check our website at www.tsedmonton.com for current session dates.

Our goal is to provide as much help and strategies as possible. We offer two support group styles:

Speaker: We host experts who provide you with specific information relating to TS and its associated conditions. Our speakers will present and answer questions for about 90 minutes and the final 30 minutes is used to have coffee and network with parents and chapter volunteers.

Round table: During our round table support groups, the group comes together to offer support to parents and share stories and ideas. This is an opportunity to ask questions and see what is working for families and what is not.

Open to all. No membership required.

Because of the sensitive nature of the discussions that occasionally occur, support groups are not open to children.

 

Adult Support Group

Our Adult Support Group runs each month all year long.

Sessions take place at:
Jasper Place Library
6:30 – 8:30 pm
9010 – 156 Street
Edmonton

(Extra parking is available in the lot on the east side of the building)

Please check our website at www.tsedmonton.com for current session dates.

This support group is hosted by an adult who has Tourette Syndrome (TS) and is designed to offer support to anyone 18+ with TS who would like to meet other people with TS. We share struggles and triumphs, offer success stories and ideas, all in a comfortable environment. You will find friendship and understanding in a group that knows how you feel. This is a chance to meet those who understand you better than anyone else! Bring your spouse with you too so that they can also learn about the world of TS!

This support group is drop-in style, meaning you can come and go anytime between 6:30 and 8:30 pm.

Open to all. No membership required.

Because of the sensitive nature of the discussions that occasionally occur, support groups are not open to children.

 

Events

2016 National Conference On Tourette Syndrome Plus

 

Executive Meetings

Executive meetings take place depending on the schedules of its members. We conduct our business in an open environment and welcome attendance.

 

In-services

The Edmonton Chapter provides in-services to schools in Edmonton and surrounding areas. In-services must be requested by the school. Please check our website at www.tsedmonton.com for more information.

 

Summer Camps for Children with TS

Our Edmonton chapter offers several summer camp options each summer for children with TS, including week long day camps and week long overnight camps. Please check our website at www.tsedmonton.com for more information.

 

Facebook

Find us on Facebook here.

 

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Greater Toronto Chapter

For more information, please visit the Tourette Canada GTA Chapter website Board President – Malumir R. Logan Vice-President – Suzanne...

For more information, please visit the Tourette Canada GTA Chapter website

Board

  • President – Malumir R. Logan
  • Vice-President – Suzanne Olley
  • Treasurer – David H. Stewart
  • In-Service Coordinator – vacant
  • Newsletter — Penny Davies
  • Secretary — Brooke Hatton-Coll
  • Marketing & Communications Lead – Ken Butland
  • Youth Advocacy Coordinator — Tina Todaro
  • Programs & Services Coordinator – vacant

 

Support/Information Nights

  • Peel Region Coordinator — vacant
  • Toronto Coordinator — David Stewart
  • Durham Region Coordinator — Lori Matherson

 

LEARN, CONNECT, UNDERSTAND

To better service the Greater Toronto Area, we host monthly TS support/information nights in Peel Region, Toronto and Durham Region. These meetings vary in time and location so we ask you to please check our events calendar, which is updated regularly. These meetings are open to anyone who is impacted by Tourette Syndrome but will be of particular interest to families receiving a new diagnosis, educators who are working with children & youth with TS or current members wishing to reconnect with other families impacted by TS. Our meetings are staffed by parents who are volunteering their time to assist you in any way they can and it is a great opportunity to build our community of support and understanding.

 

TORONTO Monthly TS Support/Information Night

3rd Tuesday of the month 7:30pm – 9:30pm
St. Leonards Church (in the Library)
25 Wanless Avenue
Toronto, ON
(East of Yonge, North of Lawrence, close to the Lawrence subway station)

February 21, 2017
March 21, 2017
April 18, 2017
May 16, 2017
June 20, 2017
July 18, 2017
August 15, 2017
September 19, 2017
October 17, 2017
November 21, 2017
December 19, 2017

 

DURHAM Region Monthly TS Support/Information Night

1st Wednesday of the month 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Whitby Public Library
405 Dundas Street West
Whitby, ON

If you are in the Durham Region and need to contact someone over the summer, you can email or call Lori Matherson at lmatherson@rogers.com or 416-891-5674

Dates:
February 1, 2017
March 1, 2017
April 5, 2017
May 3, 2017
June 7, 2017
September 6, 2017
October 4, 2017
November 1, 2017
December 6, 2017

Contact Information

Greater Toronto Chapter
greatertorontochapter@tourette.ca
1-800-361-3120 52

 

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Greater Vancouver Resource Unit

Meetings & Special Events To better service the Greater Vancouver area, the Greater Vancouver Chapter holds monthly support group meetings that...

Meetings & Special Events

To better service the Greater Vancouver area, the Greater Vancouver Chapter holds monthly support group meetings that travel to a different lower mainland community each time (Vancouver, Surrey, Langley, Maple Ridge, Burnaby). These meetings are open to all members and those people who are interested in becoming members and are open to all ages whose lives have been touched by TS. Gatherings are informal and take the form of support meetings with open discussion, viewing of various videos, special speakers, etc. We conduct our business in an open environment and welcome attendance. The lending Library is available to members to return materials and check out new ones. Coffee and refreshments are served. Check Upcoming Events for specific meeting dates & locations. For more information about supports and services, please e-mail us at greatervancouver@tourette.ca

 

Mailing Address

Vancouver,
Vancouver,
BC, CA

 

Contact Information

Greater Vancouver Resource Unit
greatervancouver@tourette.ca
1-800-361-3120 64

Halifax Regional Resource Unit

Join us on Facebook!   Mailing Address Halifax, B3J 3Y5 NS, CA   Contact Information Holly Kent chattourette@eastlink.ca 1-800-361-3120 56

Join us on Facebook!

 

Mailing Address
Halifax, B3J 3Y5
NS, CA

 

Contact Information

Holly Kent
chattourette@eastlink.ca
1-800-361-3120 56

Hamilton, Halton and Niagara Region Chapter

Join us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter! Please note: our services are run by parent volunteers and it may take a few days to return your call or...

Join us on Facebook!
Follow us on Twitter!

Please note: our services are run by parent volunteers and it may take a few days to return your call or email.

 

Board:

President – Sophia Dix
Past President – Lisa Kaplaniak
Treasurer – Andrew Hanmer
Support Group Coordinator – Jessie Vincent
Support Group Facilitator – Amanda Juby
Director at Large – Melissa Hanmer
Director at Large – Ian Vincent
Director at Large – Amy Yarrow

 

Meetings

Upcoming local events are listed on this page. Please check Upcoming Events for national event listings.

Support Meetings:

 

We offer support meetings that change monthly, some months we invite you to bring your children (8 and up) to join the conversation, some months we invite guest speakers and some months we have topic related discussions. Please check the upcoming events, join our email list or visit our Facebook page for details. Our lending library is available at every meeting.

Our meetings are held monthly, excluding July, August & December as those months we will host a family fun event.

Meetings are for parents, caregivers and educators of children who have TS, as well as adults with TS. Together we can share experiences, find resources and build a community of support and understanding.

We are on this journey together, to share our experiences and learn from each other.

 

Special Events

To bring our chapter together, we host special events throughout the year. Please check the upcoming events page, join our email list or visit our Facebook page for details.

 

Mailing List

Regular e-mails are sent out to inform area families & individuals with or affected by TS of our upcoming meetings and events.

To have your e-mail address added to the Hamilton Halton Niagara Chapter mailing list, please send your name, city you reside and e-mail address to hhnchapter@tourette.ca.

 

Mailing Address

3515 Mainway Drive,
Burlington, L7M 1A9
ON, CA
Contact Information

Hamilton, Halton and Niagara Region Chapter
hhnchapter@tourette.ca
1-800-361-3120 65

 

Inquiries

Chapter inquiries can be sent at any time to hhnchapter@tourette.ca.

 

HHN Chapter Brochure – CURRENT

Support Group Poster (Hamilton) – October 2016

Support Group Poster (Niagara) – October 2016

 

 

London Chapter

http://www.tourette-london.ca/   Events London Chapter Mini-golf and Ice-cream Event Fund Raising Bingos The London Chapter holds bingo event...

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Events

London Chapter Mini-golf and Ice-cream Event

Fund Raising Bingos

The London Chapter holds bingo events to raise money to fund the work of the Chapter. If you are interested in helping at a bingo event contact Linda Johnson at linda.johnson@bell.ca. Upcoming event dates are:

January 28, 2017
February 18, 2017
March 29, 2017

Volunteers are always welcome.

 

Meetings

Meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month (except July and August) at:

Madam Vanier Children’s Services
870 Trafalgar Street, London, ON

Time: 7:00-9:00 pm

 

Mailing Address

PO Box 28084,
London, N6H 5E1
ON, CA

 

Contact Information

London Chapter
tsfc@tourette-london.ca
1-800-361-3120 55

Muskoka Resource Unit

Volunteer Board Shawn Forth — Resource Unit Leader   Support Meetings The first Tuesday of every month during the school year. 7:00 – 8:...

Volunteer Board

Shawn Forth — Resource Unit Leader

 

Support Meetings

The first Tuesday of every month during the school year.
7:00 – 8:30 pm at Muskoka Falls Public School (42 Morrow Drive, Bracebridge).

 

Other Services

School in-servicing available – please contact us

 

Publications

Sign up for the Muskoka Trek for Tourette email newsletter here.

Join us on Facebook.

 

Mailing Address

19 Birch Lane,
Bracebridge, P1L 0A1
ON, CA

 

Contact Information

Shawn Forth
Tourette_Muskoka@hotmail.ca
705-645-2530

Montreal

Lead Contact Person: Tristan McElheron montrealtristan@gmail.com Local Support: If you are interested receiving support please email tourettemontre...

Lead Contact Person: Tristan McElheron montrealtristan@gmail.com

Local Support: If you are interested receiving support please email tourettemontreal@gmail.com

IN SERVICE Presentations available in English and French

Volunteers Needed! Would you like to be part of a group of volunteers who are helping each other and sharing their knowledge and experiences with TS+? We are currently recruiting new volunteers! Please email us today and we’ll be happy to include you in some planning meetings.

Autumn 2016 Newsletter (English)
Bulletin Automne 2016 (Francais)

 

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Call for Adolescents and young adults with Tourette Syndrome

Sharing an opportunity for those in or close to the Montreal Area!
Tourette Canada has partnered with Dr. LeClerc of the Universite du Quebec a Montreal on a research project. Check out the call for recruitment and please share this notice with those who may qualify. Contact Stephanie Ouellette at recherchesgt@gmail.com directly for more information.

 

Newfoundland Labrador Resource Unit

Contacts Virginia Middleton Irene Sturge To contact us, please email us at nlchapter@tourette.ca   Local Support If you are interested in atte...

Contacts

Virginia Middleton
Irene Sturge

To contact us, please email us at nlchapter@tourette.ca

 

Local Support

If you are interested in attending a support meeting in St. John’s, please let us know by emailing nlchapter@tourette.ca.

If you are located outside of the St. John’s area, we will try our best to connect you with someone who may be able to offer support or where possible, other families in your area who have contacted our resource unit.

 

Volunteers Needed!

Would you like to be part of a group of volunteers who are helping each other and sharing their knowledge and experiences with TS+? We are currently recruiting new volunteers! Please email us today and we’ll be happy to include you in some planning meetings.

 

Mailing Address

PO Box 722,
St. John’s, A1C 5L4
NL, CA

 

Contact Information

Newfoundland Labrador Resource Unit
nlchapter@tourette.ca
1-800-361-3120 58

North Bay, Ontario

Resource Unit, Contact Alissa Clayton Tsplusnearnorth@gmail.com Call National Office: 1-800-361-3120 Local Support If you are interested receiving ...

Resource Unit, Contact Alissa Clayton
Tsplusnearnorth@gmail.com
Call National Office: 1-800-361-3120

Local Support

If you are interested receiving support please email Tsplusnearnorth@gmail.com

IN SERVICE Presentations available.

Volunteers Needed! Would you like to be part of a group of volunteers who are helping each other and sharing their knowledge and experiences with TS+? We are currently recruiting new volunteers! Please email us today and we’ll be happy to include you in some planning meetings.

Ottawa Chapter

http://www.tsottawa.com/   Board President: Jill Bobula Treasurer: Ursula Ferraro Youth Coordinator: Jason Wylie Members at Large: Carrie Gra...

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Board

  • President: Jill Bobula
  • Treasurer: Ursula Ferraro
  • Youth Coordinator: Jason Wylie
  • Members at Large: Carrie Gravel, Christopher Simon, Leanne Sharze, Kirsten James, Cathy Wylie

 

Meetings & Special Events

Chapter meetings are held from September to June every 2nd Tuesday of each month from 7:30 – 9:00pm. We take a hiatus during the July-August summer period. We are still available to assist you during the summer. You can contact us by emailing us at info@tsottawa.com or leaving a message at 613-823-1471. We will get in touch with you shortly.

Meetings usually alternate between an invited speaker and discussion/support sessions, although discussion can precede and follow meetings for which there is an invited speaker.

 

Need to talk to someone? Need counselling?
Tourette Canada offers a number of way for adults to connect with one another, get one-on-one support, and learn more about their condition(s). As an adult with TS, you can connect with the Tourette community virtually via the
Online Forum. The Virtual Community Program also offers a number of services and supports that are designed to reduce social isolation and empower adults with Tourette Syndrome. Whether you’re interested in viewing an e-learning module on the workplace or meeting with a professional counsellor, the Virtual Community Program has you covered.

 

Are you affected with Tourette Syndrome and having trouble being understood at work? Are those around your child or teenager need a better understanding of Tourette Syndrome?
The Ottawa Chapter offers free in-service presentations for schools as well as for the workplace both in English and in French. If you are interested, please call Jill at 613-823-0675 or send an email at info@tsottawa.com.

 

900 Greenbank, Box 386, Ottawa, Ontario K2J 4P6*
Phone: (613) 823-1471
Fax: (613) 825-7758
Email: info@tsottawa.com

 

* Note: This is a post box only, not an office. Please phone, email or meet us at our monthly meetings. 

This email list is used exclusively for the purposes of providing information about upcoming Tourette Canada Ottawa Chapter meetings and events. We do not sell, rent or lend our email list. If you wish to be removed from this email list send an email message to info@tsottawa.com with “Remove from mailing list” in the subject line, or call 613-823-1471, provide your email address and request removal from the mailing list.

 

Mailing Address

386-900 Greenbank Rd.,
Nepean, K2J 4P6
ON, CA

 

Contact Information

Ottawa Chapter
info@tsottawa.com
1-800-361-3120 59

Peterborough Region Contact Rep

Contact Rep: Cindy Maclean tsptbo@nexicom.net Call National Office: 1-800-361-3120 Local Support If you are interested receiving support please ema...

Contact Rep:

Cindy Maclean tsptbo@nexicom.net
Call National Office: 1-800-361-3120

Local Support

If you are interested receiving support please email tsptbo@nexicom.net

In Service Presentations available.

Volunteers Needed!
Would you like to be part of a group of volunteers who are helping each other and sharing their knowledge and experiences with TS+? We are currently recruiting new volunteers! Please email us today and we’ll be happy to include you in some planning meetings.

Saskatoon Resource Unit

Resource Unit Representatives Rachelle Brockman and Tracy Slywka (tdslywka@sasktel.net)   Social Media Join us on Facebook!   Mailing Add...

Resource Unit Representatives

Rachelle Brockman and Tracy Slywka (tdslywka@sasktel.net)

 

Social Media

Join us on Facebook!

 

Mailing Address

123 Street,
Saskatoon,
SK, CA

 

Contact Information

Saskatoon Resource Unit
r.brockman@shaw.ca
1-800-361-3120 60

Sudbury, Ontario - Resource Unit

Contact Fiorina Folino Tsfcsudbury@gmail.com Call National Office: 1-800-361-3120 Local Support If you are interested receiving support please emai...

Contact Fiorina Folino
Tsfcsudbury@gmail.com

Call National Office: 1-800-361-3120

Local Support

If you are interested receiving support please email Tsfcsudbury@gmail.com

IN SERVICE Presentations available.

Volunteers Needed!
Would you like to be part of a group of volunteers who are helping each other and sharing their knowledge and experiences with TS+? We are currently recruiting new volunteers! Please email us today and we’ll be happy to include you in some planning meetings.

Thunder Bay Region, Ontario

Contact Rep, Jaime Warn tourettecanadatbay@shaw.ca Local Support If you are interested receiving support please email tourettecanadatbay@shaw.ca IN...

Contact Rep, Jaime Warn
tourettecanadatbay@shaw.ca

Local Support

If you are interested receiving support please email tourettecanadatbay@shaw.ca

IN SERVICE Presentations available.

Volunteers Needed!
Would you like to be part of a group of volunteers who are helping each other and sharing their knowledge and experiences with TS+? We are currently recruiting new volunteers! Please email us today and we’ll be happy to include you in some planning meetings.

Victoria Chapter

Board President: Andrea Hasey Vice-president: Vacant Secretary: Jonathan Berry Treasurer: Judy Rogers Director-at-large: Kate Andrzejewski Directo...

Board

  • President: Andrea Hasey
  • Vice-president: Vacant
  • Secretary: Jonathan Berry
  • Treasurer: Judy Rogers
  • Director-at-large: Kate Andrzejewski
  • Director-at-large: Fawn Engel
  • Director-at-large: Pam Harrop
  • Director-at-large: Allison McLeod
  • Director-at-large: Elizabeth O’Hara
  • Director-at-large: Jessica O’Hara

 

Special Positions Held:

  • Director of Records/email/newsletter: Jonathan Berry
  • Education and Outreach: Kate Andrzejewski, Jonathan Berry, Andrea Hasey
  • Youth Program: Pam Harrop
  • Information Line: Allison McLeod
  • Parent Support Group Lead: Andrea Hasey

 

Meetings & Special Events

The Victoria Chapter conducts a variety of special events throughout the year. Check the Upcoming Events list for specific meeting dates & locations or email us for further information.

Parent support group

Sunday. 1:00-2:30 5th floor 3301 Douglas

Please reply to let us know if you plan to attend the parent support group on Sunday. 1:00-2:30 5th floor 3301 Douglas. New members always welcome. Please email with any questions.

Victoria Chapter, Tourette Canada
victoriachapter@tourette.ca

Support for Schools & Students

Our chapter offers support to schools who are working with children with TS / TS+. We can offer this support in many different ways including: classroom presentations, meetings with teachers, educational assistants &/or administration, and presentations to larger staff groups. The request for support can come through the family, the school, or those working directly with the child. Contact us at victoriachapter@tourette.ca with any questions or requests.

 

Mailing Address

PO Box 48046, 3511 Blanshard Street,
Victoria, V8Z 7H6
BC, CA

 

Contact Information

Victoria Chapter
victoriachapter@tourette.ca
1-800-361-3120 63

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Wellington-Waterloo Resource Unit

If you live in the Wellington Waterloo region and have questions about Tourette Syndrome or about upcoming support or informational meetings, inclu...

If you live in the Wellington Waterloo region and have questions about Tourette Syndrome or about upcoming support or informational meetings, including dates/times and location, please contact the Wellington-Waterloo Resource Unit directly at wellingtonowaterloo@tourette.ca.

 

Newsletter

Wellington-Waterloo Newsletter – Fall 2016

 

Contact Information

Wellington-Waterloo Resource Unit
wellingtonwaterloo@tourette.ca
1-800-361-3120 Ext. 61

Windsor-Essex, Ontario Resource Unit

Contact Suzanne Kovach windsoressexts@gmail.com Call National Office: 1-800-361-3120 Local Support If you are interested receiving support please e...

Contact Suzanne Kovach windsoressexts@gmail.com
Call National Office: 1-800-361-3120

Local Support

If you are interested receiving support please email
windsoressexts@gmail.com

IN SERVICE Presentations available.
Volunteers Needed! Would you like to be part of a group of volunteers who are helping each other and sharing their knowledge and experiences with TS+? We are currently recruiting new volunteers! Please email us today and we’ll be happy to include you in some planning meetings.

Winnipeg Chapter

Newsletter TS Movements Newsletter Dec 2016     Tourette Syndrome Service (Clinic) The Tourette Syndrome Service (TSS) provides consultation, ...

Newsletter

TS Movements Newsletter Dec 2016

 

 

Tourette Syndrome Service (Clinic)

The Tourette Syndrome Service (TSS) provides consultation, assessment and treatment to children and adolescents who are experiencing symptoms of Tourette Syndrome in conjunction with associated disorders.

Population Served
Children and adolescents who are experiencing symptoms of Tourette’s Syndrome (TS), also known as Tourette Disorder (TD) along with other co-occurring disorders such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Referral Process
Referrals from individuals, family members, physicians, mental health professionals, or other individuals can be directed to the Child & Adolescent Mental Health Centralized Intake Service at (204) 958-9660.

Services Offered
• Services are provided by a multidisciplinary team and may include: • Assessment (psychiatric, psychological, educational and occupational therapy)
• Individual therapy
• Family therapy
• Group therapy (tic management, positive parenting -Triple P)
• Emotional regulation and organization skills
• Medication management
• School liaison and consultation
• Public education

Clinic Location
Tourette Syndrome Service
228 Maryland Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3G 1L6

 

Meetings

The Winnipeg Chapter meets on the 3rd Wednesdays of the month (except for July and August). Meetings are open to all members and those people who are interested in becoming members and are open to all interested parties. We conduct our business in an open environment and welcome attendance. Meetings are conducted from 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Meeting Place:
Park Boardroom, Pavilion Gallery Museum, 55 Pavilion Crescent (Assiniboine Park) Winnipeg.

Meeting Time:
7:00–9:00 p.m.

Meeting Dates:
2017
Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 19, May 17, Jun 21, Sep 20, Oct 18, Nov 15.

 

Mailing Address

PO BOX 49077 RPO Garden City,
Winnipeg, R2V 4G8
MB, CA

Board

  • President – Brenda Savilaakso
  • Vice President – Sherri Brayshaw-Spencer
  • Secretary – Shari Loewen
  • Treasurer – Lorne Perrin
  • Past President – Kathy Helbren
  • Director – Julie DeGroot
  • Director – Stan Runions
  • Director – Joe Keszi
  • Director – Len Dalman
  • Contact Coordinator – Verna Perrin
  • Advisor – Gary Shady, Ph.D.
  • Advisor – Calvin Barbour, RPN Case Coordinator

Contact Information

Winnipeg Chapter
winnipeg@tourette.ca
1-800-361-3120 ext. 62