We have a lot to be grateful for at the Tourette Association of American as we approach the Thanksgiving holiday. Just last week we honored a tremendous friend, dedicated volunteer and committed member of the TAA community Ken Moelis at our annual Gala which took place on Monday, November 6. Thanks to Ken and his wife, TAA Board Member, Julie Moelis the organization raised over $3.4 million to support our important work.

We look forward to the 2018 National Education and Advocacy Conference and hope you will join us. The deadline for early-bird registration has been extended so I encourage you to take advantage of the reduced rate. And don’t forget that you can use your Health Savings Account dollars for registration fees before the end of the calendar year.

Whether we are providing much needed information and resources to those who have been newly-diagnosed or funding cutting-edge research into the causes and cures of Tourette Syndrome, we work to be there for those who need us. #GivingTuesday is just around the corner and we hope you will join the movement on November 28th by sharing your story, becoming a member and making a contribution.

#TouretteVoices
Sincerely,
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#GivingTuesday

[Awareness]

November 28th is #GivingTuesday, a national day of philanthropy. We are asking friends, followers and families to gather together to support our Research and Medical Programs.
#GivingTuesday is about ordinary people coming together doing extraordinary things – and we can’t do it without you.

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Celebrating 45 Years of Research and Discovery

[Research]

Imagine providing hope and changing the lives of thousands of individuals living with Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders. For over 45 years, the Tourette Association of America has facilitated medical and scientific discoveries for the benefit of the Tourette community while building awareness, redefining innovative research and providing support.

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TAA Sent Care Packages to Our Chapters

[Support]

Tourette Association staff members packaged up 40 boxes of Tourette resources and shipped them across the country to all of our local Chapters and Centers of Excellence! Get involved with your local chapter today!

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Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment- Helpful Information to Consider

[Public Policy]

“Open enrollment” is an important time to take a close look at your health care needs and options. If you’re uninsured or looking for more affordable health insurance, the “open enrollment” period is the time to visit healthcare.gov or your state’s marketplace or health insurance exchange. If you have Tourette Syndrome, a Tic Disorder or other health conditions, it is extremely important to be informed.

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Natalie Joseph-Pauline

[TAA Spotlight]

Natalie Joseph-Pauline is the Tourette Association of America CDC Project Manager. In this role, she manages multiple projects including community and education workshops, webinars, chapter grants and the Youth Ambassador Program.

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Update: Celebration Gala Honoring Ken Moelis

[News]

Thank you to all or our incredible supporters who made the Tourette Association of America Celebration Gala on Monday, November 6th at Capitale in the Browery, NYC a tremendous success! In celebration of 45 years as an organization, the evening raised over $3.4 million in support of the Tourette Association of America and its mission to make life better for all people affected by Tourette and Tic Disorders.

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Simpsons Animator Brings Tourette Awareness to Animation!

[News]

Lead Simpsons animator and TAA Youth Ambassador, Chance Raspberry, is telling his story of life with Tourette Syndrome through animation.

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