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Rising Leader Application

  • Requirements: To apply for the Youth Ambassador Rising Leaders Program, it is required that you have been a trained Tourette Association Youth Ambassador for one full year (trained in 2021 or prior) or that you are a young adult who has demonstrated dedication to spreading awareness on TS. Please note the Youth Ambassador Rising Leaders Program is for young adults aged 18-25 years old. Parents are not expected to attend the training.
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  • Do you use social media? If so, what are your handles?
  • Please answer the next four questions to the best of your ability by indicating whether you Strongly Agree, Agree, Disagree, or Strongly Disagree in the statements below. These questions are general in nature and will not influence whether you are chosen to be a Rising Leader.
  • Please include age groups and types of group settings.
  • Max. file size: 10 MB.
  • Personal Statement: Please provide a 1-2 page, single-spaced, size 12 font, personal statement telling us about your experience with Tourette Syndrome. This is your opportunity to share with us your involvement in the Tourette community and how it has impacted your life thus far. Please include the following points:
    • •Have you had any experiences telling people you have TS (positive or negative)? If so, what were their reactions? Please explain.
    • • Describe a time you overcame a problem or difficult time, as it relates to TS, and what helped you overcome it.
    • • What do you think it means to be a Tourette Association Youth Ambassador Rising Leader?
    • • Why do you want to be a Tourette Association Youth Ambassador Rising Leader?
    • • Describe the strengths you will bring to RL program.
    • • Describe the strengths you will bring to the RL program.
    • • How do you envision the RL program impacting your life 5 – 10 years from now?


    Please note: If you are chosen to be a RL, your story will be displayed publicly.
  • Max. file size: 10 MB.
  • Max. file size: 10 MB.
  • Max. file size: 10 MB.
  • Must include: Name, Relation to Applicant, Phone, Email.
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