May 16, 2024

Speaking Up: Helping Children with Tourette’s Self Advocate

The Child Mind Institute will host a free webinar on May 23 that focuses on how children struggling with mental health challenges and Tourette’s can self advocate.

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It is estimated that .06% of children struggle with Tourette’s – and 83% of them live with at least one mental health disorder. As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, the Child Mind Institute is hosting a roundtable with the Tourette Association of America and Fort Health that includes experts and teenagers who are living with Tourette’s.

Topics that will be discussed include:

  • The importance of self advocacy for children who struggle with mental health challenges or Tourette’s
  • Strategies to help children advocate for themselves
  • Ways parents and schools can support self advocacy
  • Insights from teens thriving with Tourette’s or other challenges

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The webinar will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 23. Registration is now open.