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Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada



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]

Additional recommended knowledge

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 on 2007-12-21.
  3. ^ Chapters. Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada. Retrieved on 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 on 2007-12-21.
  5. ^ Miller, Natalie (October 25, 2004). Tourette Syndrome Foundation launches package for educators. Ontario Association of Children's Rehabilitation Services. Retrieved on 2007-12-21.
 
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