Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada

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The Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada (or TSFC) is a Canadian voluntary organization based in Toronto, Ontario. It was formed in 1976,[1] and is dedicated to improving the quality of life for those with or affected by Tourette syndrome through programs of education, advocacy, self-help and the promotion of research.[2] It has chapters in six Canadian provinces.[3]

The foundation is notable for its publications,[4] including an educator's handbook and the 2004 film Circle of Support, which had its premiere at the National Film Board of Canada.[5]

References

  1. * Kushner, HI. A cursing brain?: The histories of Tourette syndrome. Harvard University Press, 2000, p. 182. ISBN 0-674-00386-1
  2. "About TSFC". Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada. Retrieved 2007-12-21.
  3. "Chapters". Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada. Retrieved 2007-12-21.
  4. Miller, Natalie (January 7, 2004). "Executive director calls education package useful tool for teachers: Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada to launch video, handbook for school boards". Ontario Association of Children's Rehabilitation Services. Retrieved 2007-12-21. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  5. Miller, Natalie (October 25, 2004). "Tourette Syndrome Foundation launches package for educators". Ontario Association of Children's Rehabilitation Services. Retrieved 2007-12-21. Check date values in: |date= (help)

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