• Parent Education Evening

    “Signs of depression and suicidal ideation in young people” Christchurch: Monday March 26, 2018 at 7.30pm at Christchurch Community House. Entry is by gold coin donation. RSVP to robyn@tourettes.org.nz as numbers are limited. Auckland: date and venue to be confirmed – please check www.facebook.com/tourettesyndromenz for update.

  • CBIT Practitioners

    Cognitive Behaviour Intervention for Tics (CBIT) therapy has proven to be successful for a number of people diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome. The therapy is based on habit reversal training. The essence of CBIT is tic-awareness and competing-response training. Tic-awareness training teaches a child how to self-monitor for early signs that a tic is about to … Continue reading “CBIT Practitioners”

  • CAMP TWITCH 2018

    This year Camp Twitch is being held in the mighty Waikato at the CYC camp in Ngaruawahia from October 1st to 5th. Earlybird registration for paid subscription members of the Tourette’s Association is now open. Registration for other families interested in attending will open in June if spaces are still available. Those wanting to join … Continue reading “CAMP TWITCH 2018”

  • Save your Jam Jars!

    One of the Association’s parents came up with a very clever awareness and fundraising idea for our Awareness Week – putting swear jars into workplaces! TANZ will be designing labels to put on the swear jars and a bit of a blurb about Tourette Syndrome. We’d appreciate our supporters and members collecting jam jars for … Continue reading “Save your Jam Jars!”

  • Inaugural Awareness Week

    This year the Tourette’s Association of New Zealand will be celebrating its 5th birthday and what better way to mark this milestone then having a nationwide Tourette’s Awareness week. The event will run from June 18-24 and coincides with other awareness events around the world. The Association would appreciate any grassroots support you can provide … Continue reading “Inaugural Awareness Week”