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Is that every child born with Tourette Syndrome (TS) grows up in a world that supports and encourages them to be the best that they can be.
Awareness and acceptance of the diversity and celebrating the strengths and talents that our children/tamariki possess makes all the difference.
The Tourette’s Association of New Zealand’s mission is to grow fantasTIC kids who go on to lead the world one tic at a time.
What We Do and Why
Living with a disorder that is as physical and intrusive as Tourette Syndrome is challenging.
Being that it is a rare genetic disorder the diagnosis rates are low. In a small country like New Zealand often a child diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome, and his/her family, are the only ones in their school or town.
This can become very isolating when little is known about the disorder and feeling alone is a very common theme among our families.
It was the need to find support that lead to the Association being formed in 2013. That year it become a registered charity and has continued to grow in strength and numbers ever since.
Who We Are?
How Can You Help?
- Become a member
- Volunteer your time
- Fundraise For us
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