Help people self-manage their TS so that they are empowered to lead active and fulfilling lives. Reduce isolation and build self-esteem. Improve others‚Äô ability to provide appropriate care and resources.
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Registered Charity in England and Wales (1003317)
The cornerstone of the programme is self-management, including pilot self-management courses, complemented by online support for those unable or unwilling to attend. The projects include: ‚Ä¢ a function-rich website to support a vibrant online community ‚Ä¢ greatly expanded network of support groups for hands-on local knowledge and support ‚Ä¢ increased awareness of the true nature of Tourette Syndrome amongst employers, professionals and the public ‚Ä¢ education of GPs and other health and social care professionals, making diagnosis more straightforward and better provision of statutory services The annual cost of the programme is ¬£70,000. This includes project costs for publications, website, conferences, social networking, local groups and supporting infrastructure.
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