A BIG thank you to Frank and Mireille Spartico and their lovely family for a very successful fundraiser! Their annual fundraiser raised $8000.00 for our Ottawa Chapter. That’s a record! We had an amazing turnout, beautiful weather, and a huge host of friends, family and staff volunteering their time and energy to help the Ottawa Chapter raise awareness about Tourette Syndrome. On behalf of the Ottawa Chapter, thank you to Frank, Mireille, their 3 beautiful children, their loyal and committed staff and friends for a very successful day!!!

Saturday, July 23rd from 1 – 4pm is our annual Pool Party! Everyone is welcome including children and adults alike! Come join the fun and spend the day with a group of wonderful people. $5.00 per person and includes plenty of food, $20.00 for family of 4. Please RSVP to jillbobula@sympatico.ca prior to July 16th. This great event takes place at 2 Shamrock Place in Nepean. We hope to see you there!


The Ottawa Chapter offers free in-service presentations for school-aged children and adolescents, as well as for the workplace. Presentations can be given in English as well as in French. If you are interested, please inquire at info@tsottawa.com.


Do you have questions regarding Tourette Syndrome and any of the associative conditions (ADHD, OCD, anxiety, depression, etc)? The TSFC Forum is a great opportunity to put forth any questions you might have. Individuals and community leaders will help respond as best as they can. The URL for the forum is www.TouretteSyndrome.ca. The link also appears on the TSFC homepage, top right in the “Connect” drop down menu. Check it out!

The @Random Initiative has been launched worldwide – an incredibly powerful documentary about Tourette Syndrome. The website is www.atrandom.ca.  Take a look, share the website with friends and family. This is a great opportunity to get the story straight on Tourette Syndrome!