Our chapter hosts a number of meetings and events during the year.
Below is a summary of the upcoming events:
Unless otherwise indicated, events will be held in the St. Louis area. Where available, follow the provided links for more information.
RESCHEDULED! Back to School Event – Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 12:00 – 2:00 P.M.
WHERE: Family Golf and Learning Center-3717 Tree Court Industrial Blvd. (off Marshall Rd.) Valley Park, 63122
• FREE Mini-Golf
• FREE food (hot dog, soda, and chips)
• FREE bucket of balls for the driving range
• FREE TIME to speak with Craig Story-a professional golf instructor AND a member of the Tourette family (For more information on Craig or the Family Golf Center, visit: http://www.FamilyGolfOnline.com.)
**There will be School/Parent packets available as well as Board members present to answer questions **
RSVP TO Lynn Dunlap by Aug. 18th: firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone: 314-984-9019
In addition – if you’d like to request an association speaker for your child’s school, please contact Lynn Dunlap at 314-984-9019
June 4, 2017 – Gateway Grizzlies minor league baseball game Family Night. Has your child ever wanted to throw out a first pitch? We’ll be gathering at the Gateway Grizzlies ballpark for an evening game on Sunday, June 4th (game starts at 6:05 PM). Before the game, each TS child will have his / her name entered to win the opportunity to throw out the first pitch THAT NIGHT! The Chapter is sponsoring two tickets per family. Please RSVP to 636-938-3858 (Diana) or email: StLGuises@yahoo.com.
AND DON’T FORGET SUMMER CAMP! Please visit http://www.JoshuaCenter.com for more information on the special Tourette week June 5th to 8th, 2017. Register at: CAMP.
January 13, 2017 – Children’s Friday Night Activity at Chesterfield Sports Fusion
We will meet at 5:30 PM on Friday, January 13th for an evening of sharing and fun. After a pizza dinner and some informational sharing, the Chapter will purchase a two-hour pass for children to enjoy time getting to know one another and playing games.
Oct. 20, 2016 7-8:30 Back to School Night
Destiny Church (basement rear entrance) 1809 Des Peres Rd, St. Louis 63131
Stress, Attention Deficit, Hypersensitivities, Behavior
These are all issues that parents in Tourette Families are so familiar with. Cognitive Behavior Intervention for Tics, or CBIT, will be our topic for the evening. Karen Balk, a Clinical Occupational Therapist with Washington University Occupational Therapy Clinical Practice will be our speaker. As a therapist currently practicing CBIT in our area, she can relay information on this newest tic therapy, as well as how to access it locally. Karen is also quite knowledgeable on working with Sensory, Attention, and Stress Management issues that may be of concern to your child.
Teachers, Parents, and Families are all welcome. Information packets will be available for everyone. Hope to see you there!