About Tourette Alliance
The Tourette Alliance is based in Northern Ireland and provides resources for information, support services, access to state-of- the-art information on current research and medical treatments for Tourette Syndrome, Tic Disorders & Co-Occurring conditions.
The organization also serves as an advocacy and educational outreach program, providing the most current medical information to schools, social services agencies and other national healthcare delivery systems.
Tourette Alliance works toward the following aims:
- The advancement of education through community education, training (including vocational training) and lifelong learning, research and adding to collective knowledge and understanding of Tourette Syndrome, Tic Disorders & Co-Occurring conditions, and the development of individual capabilities, competences, skills and understanding for patients, their caregivers, and their loved ones. These aims are carried out through in-service training, individual counseling, seminars, and data collection via survey.
- The advancement of health by providing comforts and services for people who are diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome, Tic Disorders & Co-Occurring conditions. This goal is achieved through hosted support group meetings, conferences, and social events.
- The relief of those in need by providing specialist advice, accommodation advise, and improving access for people who are diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome, Tic Disorders & Co-Occurring conditions. Tourette Alliance carries out these relief efforts through telephone, online, and in-person specialist advice done on a case-to-case basis, in-service training, and specialist presentations at conferences and events.
- The provision of facilities for recreation and other leisure-time occupation in the interests of social welfare with the object of improving the conditions of life for people who are diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome, Tic Disorders & Co-Occurring conditions, brought about through regularly scheduled social events and recreational outings.
The Tourette Alliance is committed to improving the lives of all who are affected by Tourette Syndrome & Tic Disorders.
A: 6 Donegore GardensBelfast, Co. Antrim
Northern Ireland, BT11 9NA