Leadership Academy (NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders)

Thursday, August 6 -
Sunday, August 9, 2020


Leadership Academy (NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders)

August 6 - 9, 2020

Rutgers University

New Jersey

"The friends that I have met at the Academy have truly changed me and have been such great inspirations to me." 

- 2019 Participant

"She feels like this diagnosis is no longer the end of the world." 

- 2019 Parent  

The NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy is an invaluable learning experience for teens with Tourette Syndrome. Over the course of four days, participants attend workshops that provide a deeper understanding of their diagnoses and participate in small group discussions where they share personal triumphs and challenges. 

Eligible applicants:

* Have a diagnosis of Tourette Syndrome from a qualified medical practitioner

* Are comfortable being away from home for four consecutive days

* Are able to sit in a workshop setting for up to an hour at a time

* Are entering sophomore, junior, or senior year of high school or have just completed senior year of high school by June 2020 (or international equivalent)

* Can meaningfully participate in an intensive learning experience with others who live with TS

Learn More and Request an Application

Age Groups
  • Adolescents
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Last Updated: 03/04/20