GRAMMY-nominee Jamie Grace surprised super fan Bianca today on Emmy award-winning daytime talk show The Doctors. Watch the video on this page by clicking “play” above (Grace appears around the 4:00 mark).
Bianca suffers from with Tourette Syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by multiple involuntary tics involving body movements and vocalizations. Jamie Grace, who is also battling Tourette Syndrome shares inspiring words with Bianca as they continue their journey with this incurable disease.
The Doctors discuss many signs of Tourette’s and also give more surprises to 11 year old Bianca, including the opportunity to become a Tourette’s Association of America Youth Ambassador!
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Guest and Board Certified Child and Adolescent Phycologist Dr. John Piacentini shares these facts and more on Tourette’s Syndrome (TS):
– Most kids are diagnosed with TS around ages five to seven.
– Ticks usually get worse during puberty and then get better or even disappear in adolescence.
– Over the years doctors have gained a better sense of what causes TS but have yet to find a cure.
Bianca stuns everyone with her confidence and desire to help others. It’s all about being comfortable in your own skin, which is everything this Texas native embraces!