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KAASA 07-26-2015 01:35 PM

Introducing ourselves : Tourettes
Hi everyone.
My cousin was diagnosed with Tourettes and I'm helping him with the site as he is 12 years old.

We are looking for a support group for Tourettes in Pretoria South Africa (if there are any!) or a place where he can meet other Tourettes teenagers to chat about what's happening. Either online or in person. :)


Chemar 07-26-2015 04:16 PM

Welcome to NeuroTalk KAASA

We have a TS forum here

These sites/articles in SA may be of help to you in finding local support groups:
If you scroll down to FINDING HELP (above the comments section) you will see some contact info

My son was dx with TS when he was 10, and although we tried conventional treatments, we eventually switched to a more natural protocol after he had very severe reactions to the prescribed medications. The improvement in his tics and co-morbid conditions was close to miraculous! He is in his mid 20s now and doing very well, a talented musician and living a full life. I wrote about the success we had with natural treatments for him on our TS forum here some years ago.

Much of what we did was thanks to a friend sending me info on Latitudes/ACN
The site owner there, Sheila Rogers, has written an excellent book on this different way of treating tics and TS

There is also a youth friendly site, Life's A Twitch, that he may enjoy.......
It is mainly archives there now, but still a lot of info and a Youth Haven section for him to look at.

I hope that gives you some info in your quest to help your cousin

Darlene 07-27-2015 03:35 AM

Hello & Welcome!!

:Wave-Hello: Hello and welcome, happy to see you have come to be with us, it a great place to be. As you can see we have a great number and caring fellow members here, where you have find a supportive and relaxing place. Have fun looking into the different forums. Our shoulders are here for support in many ways.

Please keep us up to date on your condition. Again welcome, looking forward to seeing you around. My thoughts and prayers are with you. :smileypray:

Darlene :hug:

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