What If Everything You Knew About Disciplining Kids Was Wrong?

LEIGH ROBINSON WAS out for a lunchtime walk one brisk day during the spring of 2013 when a call came from the principal at her school. Will, a third-grader with a history of acting up in class, was flipping out on the playground. He’d taken off his belt and was flailing it around and grunting. The recess staff was worried he might hurt someone. Robinson, who was Will’s educational aide, raced back to the schoolyard.

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AUGUST 21st – Annual Fantasy Island Picnic and Awareness Walk

PLEASE HELP US TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT TOURETTE SYNDROME AND RAISE MONEY FOR ALL OF OUR CHAPER ACTIVITIES.
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 The picnic is $13.00 per person and the walk is $15.00 per person for registration.  If they register for both, it’s $25.00.

You can now donate to our chapter through Justgive.org. Click the link below to go directly to our donation page.



Graduation options in NY State Tourette Association of America, Greater NY State Chapter

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I am pleased to send to you the Spring 2015 Summary on Diploma and Credential Options for Students with Disabilities in the State of NY.  The newsletter attached was provided by SUPAC (SU Parent Assistance Center) and explains the multiple graduation and exiting options available to students with disabilities.  I hope that you find it helpful.

 
Sue Conners

Upcoming Central NY Workshop

Is your child with neurological disorders struggling in school?
 
Are you struggling to obtain appropriate services and accommodations for your child?
 
This is a must attend workshop!!!
 
Saturday, May 23
Baldwinsville  Library
10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Only $6.00 (for lunch and coffee and electronic handouts)
 
We will be discussing Tourette Syndrome, ADHD, OCD, ASD, Anxiety, Dysgraphia, Executive Dysfunction, Sensory Processing Disorder, Rage, Learning Disabilities, etc.
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WATCH 20/20 THIS FRIDAY MARCH 13th

TSA Greater NY State
20/20 – Friday, March 13
 
Featuring Our Own Isabella Constantino
College Student, Youth Ambassador, Camp Counselor Extraordinaire
Tune in tomorrow, Friday, March 13 at 10:00 pm EST on ABC for “20/20” which will focus on successful individuals in sports and the arts who have TS.
Featured will be actor and National Tourette Syndrome Ambassador Dash Mihok; Olympic swimmer Anthony Ervin and TSA Youth Ambassador Isabella. In addition, Dr. Jonathan Mink, from the University of Rochester, and the co-chair of TSA’s Scientific Advisory Board, will talk about the science behind TS and if it actually does help athletes perform better.
 
You can read more on the “20/20” website here – http://abcnews.go.com/Health/tourette-syndrome-make-superior-athlete/story?id=24977715 – and tune intomorrow to watch the full show.