Welcome to TSA - Rochester

TSA of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes supports individuals and families living with Tourette Syndrome through education and public awareness.

Our Mission at TSA - Rochester

TSA of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes is here to help you with many of the challenges presented by Tourette Syndrome.

Want to get together and talk with other people and their families about Tourette Syndrome? Join one the local support groups today!

Get Involved at TSA - Rochester

Get Involved with TSA of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes.

Volunteer your time ...
Bring your unique skills and ideas ...
Make a contribution.

Your support makes all the difference.

FIND SUPPORT
TSA - GREATER ROCHESTER & THE FINGER LAKES is a place where you can learn more about TS and connect with other families living with the condition.
ABOUT TS
Tourette Syndrome is a neurobiological disorder characterized by both motor and vocal tics that occur repeatedly.
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Volunteer your time, skills, ideas, or make a contribution. Your support makes all the difference.

LOCAL HAPPENINGS
TSA - GREATER ROCHESTER & THE FINGER LAKES

TSA - GREATER ROCHESTER & THE FINGER LAKES holds many events throughout the year. Community involvement is always appreciated. Come join us!

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There are many opportunities to join us in promoting awareness and supporting those living with TS. Get involved today!

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Welcome to the Greater Rochester & Finger Lakes Chapter of the Tourette Syndrome Association

The Rochester Chapter of the Tourette Syndrome Association was established to serve the community touched by Tourette Syndrome.

UPCOMING EVENTS

NEWS

  • Living with Tourette Syndrome
    Local Youth Ambassador Will Wainwright wrote as guest essayist for the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle "Speaking Out" section on his journey through school following his diagnosis and going on to participate in the national TSA Youth Ambassador program with training in Washington, D.C.
  • Local Teen to Participate in Tourette Syndrome Youth Ambassador Training in Washington D.C.
    The national Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc. (TSA) will host its seventh annual Tourette Syndrome Youth Ambassador Training in Washington, D.C. from March 18 to 20 for teens ages 13 to 17. William (Will) Wainwright, 15, of Fairport, has been selected to complete this elite training.
  • Local 8th Grader Dan LoDestro is TSA Youth Ambassador
    Dan LoDestro, 13, an 8th grader at Thomas C. Armstrong Middle School in the Wayne (NY) Central School District, has been named a Tourette Syndrome Association Youth Ambassador
  • Tourette Syndrome Isn’t What You Think
    Tourette Syndrome is the Rodney Dangerfield of health disorders. It is notorious for foul language, can look odd enough to draw laughter and gets no respect ...
  • Tourette Syndrome No Joke for School-Age Sufferers
    Imagine for a moment that you are that kid and you behave in ways those around you find odd, even bizarre. You blink repeatedly and rapidly, and you continually make noises in your throat. You don’t want to do these things but you can’t help yourself. Now imagine how the upperclassmen might treat you ...