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Several Pittsburgh buildings light up in teal for Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month

Posted on AllSides May 22nd, 2024
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PITTSBURGH — Several downtown buildings are lit up in teal for Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month. Tourette Syndrome is a tic disorder that involves physical and verbal tics. Tics are involuntary, repetitive movements and vocalizations, according to the Tourette Association of America. “Having the buildings light up in our designated color helps people feel more confident,” said Sherrie Myers Wivell, executive director of PATSA. “Often people with Tourette Syndrome feel stared at in public. They hear comments and get mean looks when people notice their tics. Having buildings light up in...

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