Tourette Connect Conference

Apr 01, 2023

9:00 am

 - 4:00 pm

A one-day free conference for service providers, parents, adults and children in the Tourette Community. Lunch will be provided.

Tourette Association

The Tourette Association of America Wisconsin Chapter is a volunteer led, nonprofit organization supporting the needs of individuals and families affected by Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders. We are committed to raising public awareness and fostering social acceptance; advancing scientific understanding, treatment options and care; educating professionals to better serve the needs of children, adults and families challenged by Tourette and Tic Disorders; advocating for public policies and services that promote positive school, work and social environments; Providing help, hope and a supportive community across the nation; and empowering our community to deal with the complexities of this spectrum of disorders.

About this event

  1. Workplace Accommodations and Disability Rights: From Application to Career
    Steven Wheeler, Esq. and Ellie Jarvie, MSW, LCSW
  2. Navigating Tourette Syndrome and Related Conditions in the K-12 Educational Setting
    Sean Newman , PhD Candidate and Graduate Teaching Assistant in Music Education, University of Iowa
  3. Transitioning
    Timothy S. Markle, MA , Wisconsin’s Youth Health Transition Initiative-
  4. Adult issues with Tourette Syndrome
    Sean Newman and Matthew Gotlieb- Adults with TS
  5. Tourette Syndrome Science and Technology Updates
    Brianna Wellen, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Minnesota
  6. There will be a separate program for Children with TS and Sibling. Program will include a presentation of the
    Up To Me: Helping Youth Share Their Story by Hanna Maechtle Training Specialist Rogers Community Learning and Engagement & WISE


Also, an opportunity for each child to make a short video about their Tourette which they will get to use as they see fit. The children’s program will be run by the staff of Tourette Syndrome Camp USA.


Turning Rivers
N885 Youth Camp Road
Campbellsport, WI 53010

We will have a virtual option as well which will be emailed to participants a few days before the event.

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