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The Tourette Canada In-Service Program provides speakers who give customized presentations on Tourette Syndrome. These educational presentations are provided to schools, community and professional groups and cover information on TS, its associated disorders and provide strategies for dealing with Tourette Syndrome.

Please note: We are working to revamp our In-Service program offering. We don’t have any active In-Service presenters at this time as we begin to re-work this program, but come 2022 we will be back in session.

For now any questions can be directed to  our Home Office in Mississauga, ON at 1-800-361-3120 or by emailing executivedirector@tourette.ca


What is an In-Service Presentation?

Tourette Canada’s In-Service Presentations are educational sessions that provide details on Tourette Syndrome (TS) and its associated disorders such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

A typical in-service presentation gives an overview of Tourette Syndrome, including describing the symptoms and the impact to the person with the disorder. Details on the associated disorders are also covered. For audiences such as educational professionals the presentation covers classroom strategies.

Our In-Service Presentations are provided by a national team of presenters who have a thorough knowledge and understanding of Tourette Syndrome and its associated conditions. Presentations are available either in person, or virtually using video-conferencing software, depending on your location and the availability of one of our trained In-Service Presenters.

Want to be an In-Service Presenter?

Fill out this form to request becoming an In-Service presenter.


Who can benefit from an In-Service Presentation?

Anyone who would works or interacts with individuals with TS or who wants a better understanding of Tourette Syndrome can benefit from an In-Service Presentation.
In-Service Presentations are customized to meet the requirements of the audience. We deliver to a variety of audiences including:

  • Schools – To teachers and other educators who have students with TS in their classes and want additional information on the disorder as well as strategies to use in the classroom
    • In the classroom – to explain TS to students and to demystify the disorder. The presentations also address the issue of differences and help promote tolerance and understanding
  • Workplaces – to employers, managers, and/or co-workers
  • Community and service groups – to provide general information session to explain TS
  • Summer and after-school camps/programs
    • To camp counselors/program staff who have participants with TS and need information on the disorder and on strategies
    • To camp/program participants – to provide information on TS and to demystify the disorder.
  • Sports teams, scout/guide groups, church groups, volunteer groups, etc. – To educate on TS and to demystify the disorder as well as to provide strategies
  • Public Service Centres (such as Police Departments) – to help recognize TS and apply strategies when interacting with individuals with TS