Support Groups

Tourette Syndrome is a very misunderstood and confusing disorder.  Often those affected and their family members need support to get through the tough times.  PA-TSA has a variety of supports to offer.  In addition to our Consultants, we have several local support groups and an online support group that you can reach out to for support or to help others! 

Online Support

Gain support and help by joining our private FB support group.  This group is different then our Public Facebook page.  In this group only the other members of the private group can see the questions and comments posted, making it a private spot for you to connect and gain knowledge and support from others who are going through similar situations.  Click this link to request to join the group: PA TS Alliance Support Group

Local Support Groups

The following individuals have agreed to hold support group meetings regarding Tourette Syndrome in their local areas.  All Support Group volunteers are well versed in TS, however their comments reflect their personal background with TS and do not necessarily reflect the views of PA-TSA. 

 
Lower Bucks
 
For:         Children & Adults with TS and their family members
When:      3rd Tuesday of October, January, April
& July 6:30-8:00 PM                  
Where:    The Bridges at Warwick
1600 Almshouse Rd., Jamison, PA 18929
Contact:   Lauren Hohberger
                215-622-5711
                lhohberger9@gmail.com
    
 
Pittsburgh Area
 
For:        Children & Adults with TS and their    
              family members
When:    Last Thursday of every month 
   6:30-8:00 PM
   ***On hold over the 2017 summer. Next meeting will be in September 2017
Where:   Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh, Squirrel Hill
                (Meet in the Cafeteria)
                1405 Shady Ave.
                 Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Contact: Rachel Lewis: (724) 797-2216
                   pittsburghpatsa@gmail.com
 
 
York Area Tourette Support
 
For:           Children & Adults with TS and their families
When:        First Monday of every other month starting in March 2017,   from  6:30-8 PM
Where:      Church of the Open Door
                  Rooms 100 & 101
                  8 Carlisle Court
                  York, PA 17408
Contact:      Trisha Kellison: (717) 495-5040
                  trishakellison10@yahoo.com

If your area does not have a support group and you are interested in starting one, please contact saraw@patsainc.org for more information.

Or check out our Volunteer Opportunites page for more ideas!

Need support in other areas?  check out our list of non-affiliated support groups in Pennsylvania.

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