The Tourette Association of America New York City Chapter is a volunteer led, nonprofit organization supporting the needs of individuals and families affected by Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders. We are committed to raising public awareness and fostering social acceptance; advancing scientific understanding, treatment options and care; educating professionals to better serve the needs of children, adults and families challenged by Tourette and Tic Disorders; advocating for public policies and services that promote positive school, work and social environments; Providing help, hope and a supportive community across the nation; and empowering our community to deal with the complexities of this spectrum of disorders.

For all and any details regarding the NYC Chapter please visit our website at Tourette Assocication of America, NYC Chapter




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Jonathan Fried, Chair
Chelsea White, Vice Chair
Lil Arbogast, Treasurer
Gardiner Comfort, Board Member
Seth Gardinelli, Board Member
Henrietta Grue, Board Member
Lisa Hazen, Board Member
Gary Schneidkraut, Board Member
Lisa Torres, Board Member
William Day, Board Member
Jeff Feuer, Board Member
Elana Oppenheim, Board Member
Jodi Schaiman, Board Member