LONG ISLAND TOURETTE ASSOCIATION
Founded in 1972, The Tourette Association of America (formerly known as the Tourette Syndrome Association) has emerged as the premier national non-profit organization working to make life better for all people affected by Tourette and Tic Disorders. Today, the Tourette Association of America has grown into a major national health-related organization with approximately 50 U.S. Chapters and 300 support groups, and international contacts around the world.
The Tourette Association of America, Long Island Chapter is a volunteer led, nonprofit organization, supporting the needs of individuals and families affected by Tourette Disorder by providing a variety of services in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. We are committed to:
Raising public awareness and fostering social acceptance.
Working to advance 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.
Empowering our community to deal with the complexities of this spectrum of disorders.
Co Chair/Chair, Education/Advocacy: Jane Zwilling, Psy.D.
Co Chair: Kate Callan
1st Vice Chair, Community Relations/Communications/E-Blasts: Jen Argenzio
2nd Vice Chair/Family Fun Day Co-Chair: Florentina Lazaroaie
Treasurer, Government Liaison: Rachel Gibbons, Esq.
Secretary/Family Activity Committee/Socials: Rachel Brenner-Bliss
Secretary/Advocacy Outreach Coordinator: Susan Caron
Secretary/Recording and Corresponding: Amy Fuhrman
Secretary/Family Fun Day Co-Chair: Beverley DelGreco
Secretary/Membership, News/Updates Editor, Info Line Facilitator: Demetria Marino
Secretary/Social Media: Sana Shad
DeMatteis Center Liaison: Julia Vinsky, M.H.A.
Honorary Board Member/Director of Youth Ambassadors: Jen Zwilling
Medical Advisor: Cathy Budman, MD
LI Tourette Association
P.O. Box 615
Jericho, NY 11753