Tourette Syndrome is a complex disorder, especially when a child is also diagnosed with one or more additional neurological or behavioral conditions. Educators and Administrators need to fully understand the child with TS so that they can adequately support and accommodate the child without reinforcing unwanted tics or punishing a child for manifestations of their disability.
PATSA supports for Schools
The PA Tourette Syndrome Alliance can help schools navigate this fine line through the following services:
These are useful to provide quick and easy information when you are in the community with a student who has TS, especially when they have tics that may be loud or easily misinterpreted.
Contact PATSA for Trainings
Call us at 1-800-990-3300 with questions or to schedule trainings! You may also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org which will be forwarded to the correct staff member who will contact you during regular business hours to finalize scheduling of training.
We are currently booking In-Service Programs for this school year! If your school is interested in a program but cannot afford the fees, there may be grants available!
Read an article about our presentations here!