Lillian Rose and Jennifer Friedman
Jul 27, 2016
Dr. Friedman serves as Clinical Professor of Neurosciences and Pediatrics at University of California San Diego. Her patient, Lillian Rose, was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome at 7 years old, and since then has developed an interest in neuroscience. In her talk, Lillian discusses her experience in controlling her tics as well as seeking how to understand it better.
Oct 2, 2013
Jess Thom has Tourette’s Syndrome and says ‘biscuit’ sixteen times a minute. A visual artist and a graduate of the Royal College of Art, she founded Touretteshero to celebrate the humour that can emerge from Tourette’s, challenge misconceptions about the syndrome and encourage people to familiarise themselves with the creative opportunities it presents.