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Tuesday, April 9th from 7:30 – 9:00pm, support group meeting at the Royal Ottawa Hospital, 1145 Carling Avenue, room 1420. Everyone is welcome and it’s free! Please join us!

The Ottawa TREK is on! Come join us for the 11th Annual Trek for Tourette! Ottawa’s Trek will be held on Sunday, March 31. The Trek takes place at 400 Hunt Club Road at the Lowe-Martin building. Check-in starts at 10:00 and the Trek takes off at 11:00. Join us after the Trek for lunch. Register at http://www.tourette.ca/trek and start gathering pledges. You can sign up either as an individual or put together a team. All funds raised go towards supporting programs and services for people affected by Tourette Syndrome. Watch the Tourette Ottawa Facebook page and/or Twitter (@TouretteO) feed for more details! contact Cathy Wylie for any questions regarding the trek ottawa.tsvolunteer@gmail.com.

Saturday, May 25th is the SPARTICO SPRING FLING featuring Tina Turner & Tom Jones impersonators – fundraiser for Ottawa Tourette. 6pm to midnight. This is the event we have all been waiting for! Dinner & Dance fundraiser for our Chapter. More details to come but please PEN in your calendar the date! You don’t want to miss this great night of fun and laughter! Tickets can be purchased on http://tinyurl.com/tourette-springfling

See old friends and make some new ones! This camp is for children with Tourette Syndrome. Camp sTiC together 2019 registration now open. Don’t miss out now is the time. Message us for more information or register directly on Camp Maple Leaf’s web page. https://www.campmapleleaf.net/

October 17 – 19th is the National conference held in Winnipeg. Please visit Tourette.ca for more information.

Please remember that we offer FREE in-service presentations to classmates and teachers in English and in French. These presentations are NOT focused on the affected child but rather give an overview of Tourette Syndrome, ADHD, OCD, anxiety, depression – the associative conditions linked with Tourette. Please contact jillbobula@sympatico.ca for more information. We have two new Facebook links. The first link will provide you with ongoing information about Tourette Canada as well as our Chapter. Follow us on FB at https://www.facebook.com/touretteottawa/ The second FB link is a support group which allows individuals to share experiences and discuss challenges. It is closely monitored to ensure it is a beneficial forum. Please join the discussion! The link is https://www.facebook.com/groups/tourettesottawa/

Questions

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!