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Tuesday, October 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!

Tuesday, November 13th from 7:30 – 9:00pm, Kent McLeod, pharmacist, biochemist, owner of NutriChem, will present on alternative treatments – microbiome, vitamin/mineral therapy. This presentation is always well attended because Kent gives interesting recommendations and advice. Please join us! It’s free and everyone is welcome!

The Ottawa Chapter would like to organize a day at Saunders Farm on Saturday, October 20 at 1:30pm. If you would like to join us, would you please rsvp to jillbobula@sympatico.ca to confirm how many participants will be joining us. The group rate is $20.25 per person.

Saturday, December 1st is our Famous Annual Christmas Party! Everyone is welcome!1 – 4pm at 2 Shamrock Place in Nepean. Please RSVP by November 23rd.

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 isĀ https://www.facebook.com/groups/tourettesottawa/

The meetings and support groups begin in September. More to come!

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!