A 30 and 16 second promotion for the documentary, airing 8:35pm on June 26, 2017 on TVNZ 2.
Tourette’s Association member Adam Belcher is one of the worst-affected by tics in New Zealand. His tics are debilitating and disabling, impacting on every aspect of his everyday life. He is unable to work and even being able to walk across a room is a dangerous exercise. However last year Adam was given a lifeline … Continue reading “Adam and Givealittle”
MEMBER PROFILE Name: Robyn Martinovich Lives in: Dargaville, Northland Occupation: I work in a drug and alcohol detox unit Connection to TS: My 17-year old daughter Taylor was diagnosed with Tourette’s when she was about eight. Hardest part of TS journey: The lack of understanding and support. When my girl was pleading with me … Continue reading “Robyn Martinovich”
With thanks to the Vodafone Foundation the Tourette’s Association is hosting its first Youth Hui in April. The aim of the hui is to hear first-hand from our young people, age 12-25, what changes they would like to see in terms of the treatment, support and services provided to them. The hui is being held … Continue reading “Youth Hui”
Our first Camp Twitch in 2014 was one of the most amazing experiences ever said those who attended. It was the first time that many of the families had met someone else with Tourette’s and the opportunity to share stories and experiences, and to make new friends, was a highlight. This year Camp Twitch is … Continue reading “Camp Twitch 2016”