YOUTH AMBASSADOR PRESENTATIONS

YA PRESENTATION AT THE FOREST HILLS TEMPLE SCHOOL

Thank you to YAs Becca, Chris, Dylan, Jason, Pierce and Sam G for their outstanding presentation to 5th, 6th and 7th grade students at Forest Hills Temple religious school.

MAY-JUNE YA PRESENTATIONS

YAs Becca, Chris, Courtney, and Steven did a total of 8 presentations in one day to 8 classes at Patchogue-Medford High School

 

Becca (Rebecca) had a goal of educating every student in her school before her graduation...over the last three years she has come close!

YAs Becca, Charlotte, Courtney, Gianna, Giovanni and Steven preserved to Nursing students at Adelphi University.

YAs Courtney, Sam R, Pierce, Aiden, Kacy and Joseph presented to the Long Island Chapter Support Group members (as is tradition at the June support Group). The newly trained YAs did an amazing job!

APRIL PRESENTATIONS

Thank you to our amazing Youth Ambassadors who remain busy educating and spreading awareness

YAs Ben and Giovanni did presentations to 4 classes of Nursing students at Adelphi.

YAs Kacy and Steven joined LI TA Board Members Florentina and Kate and LI TA members MaryKate and Valerie at Adelphi’s Health Fair where they had the opportunity to educate many students and faculty members. 

YAs Aiden, Chris, Jason, Jilly and Pierce did an outstanding presentation to an entire pack of Boy Scouts grades 1-4 and their parents at East Lake Elementary School in Massapequa 

MARCH YOUTH AMBASSADOR PRESENTATIONS

Thank you to Youth Ambassadors Courtney, Gianna, Steven and Victoria for a wonderful presentation at Mt. Rushmore Elementary School in Carle Place!

Huge thank you to YAs Aiden, Ben, Chris, Mary and Rebecca and Adult Ambassador, Dave who participated as panelists at a presentation given by Drs. Budman and Zwilling to Physician Assistant students at Hofstra. The Panelists did a tremendous job!

YAs Steven and Chris with assistance from newly trained YAs Courtney and Sam Rieber presented at Lakeville Elementary School in Great Neck.

YA Chris participated in a Facebook Live discussion with Julie Hertzog, Director of PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center in a discussion on tips and strategies on bullying prevention.

The filming took place in the TAA office in Bayside. 

YAs Ari, Charlotte and Giovanni participated as panelists at a lecture for Pediatric Psychiatry residents given by Dr. Budman. 

YA Giovanni participated in a Grand Rounds at South Nassau Communities Hospital presented by his mom Valerie who is a Nurse Practitioner.

…and Giovanni..then participated in a presentation to nurses, given by his mom, at South Nassau Communities Hospital.

YOUTH AMBASSADORS ADVOCATED ON CAPITOL HILL

LI TA welcomes our newly trained 2019 YAs, Aiden, Courtney, Kacy, Pierce and Sam R! 

Congratulations! They did an incredible job at the training and on the Hill!

 

Huge thank you to YAs Steven, Victoria, Rebecca and Sam G who assisted in training the new YAs in Washington DC.

 

THANK YOU to all who participated in the Trip to the Hill : YAs Steven, Victoria, Rebecca, Sam G, Blaise, Aiden, Courtney, Kacy, Pierce and Sam R. and their parents. They did an incredible job advocating on Capitol Hill!

CONGRATULATIONS TO REBECCA CARON

Congratulations to YA Rebecca Caron who received recognition from the Medford-Patchogue School Board for her outstanding work raising awareness about Tourette.

 

And Congratulations to Rebecca for receiving the YES I CAN Award from the Council for Exceptional Children.

Rebecca received the 2019 Yes I Can Award in the School and Community Activities Category.

JANUARY YA PRESENTATIONS

YAs Rebecca, Ari, Charlotte, Emily, Gianna, Mary, Steven and Victoria presented over three days to 5 groups of students in religious classes at Our Lady of Carmel Church in Patchogue

YAs Rebecca and Steven presented at John's Crazy Socks in  Melville during their lunch and learn series.

YAs Ben, Chris and Giovanni participated as panelists at a lecture given by Drs. Budman and Zwilling at Zucker Hillside Hospital to 2nd year psychiatry Residents

DECEMBER YA PRESENTATIONS

YA Chris presented at Fusion Academy in Woodbury to the entire school.

YAS Rebecca, Chris, Gianna and Steven  presented over two days to a total of 6 health classes at Oregon  Middle School in Patchogue-Medford.

PRESENTATION TO BORDER PATROL AGENTS AT JFK AIRPORT

-Heartfelt appreciation to YAs Blaise, Charlotte, Chris, Emily, Giovanni and Steven who participated on a panel at a presentation by Drs. Budman and Zwilling to Border Patrol Agents at JFK airport.

Our YAs did an outstanding job and we received incredible feedback on how much they contributed to the Agents' understanding of TS.

NOVEMBER YA PRESENTATIONS

-Thank you YAs Rebecca and Charlotte for your outstanding presentation at  John Street School in Franklin Square -

-Thank you to YAs Derek, Giana and Steven for "manning" the LI TA table at the Sachem SEPTA Fair 

-Huge thanks to YAs Mary, Rebecca, Steven and Victoria for their great presentation at Rushmore Elementary School in Carle Place

-Thank you to YAs Ari and Gianna for their terrific presentations at Smithtown High School East to AP Psychology classes.

-Congratulations to YA Rebecca for presenting with Dr. Zwilling on Superintendent's Conference Day at Patchogue Medford 

SETAUKET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRESENTATION

Thank you YAs Becca, Ben and Gianna for an outstanding presentation at Setauket Elementary School.

FOREST HILLS YA PRESENTATION

Thank you YA Ben for an outstanding presentation at PS 101Q in Forest Hills.

YA PRESENTATION TO SCOUT TROOP

The LITA Youth Ambassadors had a great start of the school year! Thank you to Gianna, Giovanni, Joseph and Steven for a wonderful presentation to the Eagle Scout Troop 253.

OCEANSIDE HIGH SCHOOL PRESENTATION

Thank you YA Chris Alessandri for an outstanding presentation at Oceanside High School!

JULY SUPPORT GROUP PRESENTATION

Thank you to the 2018 YAs who presented to the LI TA Support Group.YA's from left to right are: Ari, Derek, Dylan, Emily, Giovanni, Jason and Victoria.

ROSLYN YA PRESENTATIONS

Thank you YAs Ben and Olivia for 4 outstanding presentations at Roslyn High School.

YA PRESENTATIONS AT ST. ROSE OF LIMA

YA Rebecca Caron with help from newly trained YA Jason DelGreco gave a great presentation at St Rose of Lima.

YA PRESENTATION TO THE FLORAL PARK GIRL SCOUTS TROOP

Thank you YAs Charlotte, Emily and Olivia for a great presentation to the Floral Park Girl Scout Troop!

LITA YOUTH AMBASSADORS IN THE NEWS!

CHANNEL 12 : MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Please see LI TAA's very own Rebecca Caron along with fellow Youth Ambassadors... Steven Argenzio, Charlotte Cheshire and Giovanni Kubanick in  "12 Making a Difference"

 

Link to Channel 12:

http://longisland.news12.com/clip/14305396/12-making-a-difference-tourette-association-of-america

APRIL YOUTH AMBASSADOR PRESENTATIONS

Amazing presentation to Adelphi nursing students. Thank you YAs Charlotte, Giovanni, Rebecca and Steven! 

Thank you YAs Ari, Derek, Giovanni, Sam and Charlotte for educating another class of Nursing students at Adelphi! 

Thank you YAs Charlotte, Chris, Derek, Emily, Steven and Victoria (not pictured) for an amazing presentation to another group of Adelphi Nursing students!

YAs Gabe, Giovanni, Olivia, Patrick, Steven and Victoria presented to the Rising Stars, a youth group of the Long Island Diversity Forum

*Also, not pictured: YAs Blaise, Chris, Charlotte and Mary participated on a panel with Dr Budman and Dr. Zwilling educating 2nd Year Psychiatry residents at Zucker Hillside Hospital.

MARCH YOUTH AMBASSADOR PRESENTATIONS

Thank you YAs Charlotte, Emily, Giovanni, Mary, Steven and Victoria for your powerful presentation to Nursing Students at Adelphi!

Great presentation today at Smithtown HS East. Thank you YAs Gianna and Giovanni!

Great presentation to Hofstra Physician Assistant students! Thank you Dr Budman, and YAs Becca, Ben, Blaise and Chris.

YA  PRESENTATIONS AT CANAAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

​Thank you to YA Becca Caron for her great presentations at Canaan Elementary School!

YOUTH AMBASSADOR PRESENTATION IN SMITHTOWN 

Thank you to YA Mary Gregorian and future YA Cydney! This concludes presentations to every class at Mount Pleasant Elementary School!

YOUTH AMBASSADOR PRESENTATION IN SMITHTOWN 

Than you YAs Chris Alessandri, Mary Gregorian and future YA Cydney for your outstanding presentations at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School in Smithtown.

YOUTH AMBASSADOR PRESENTATION IN PATCHOGUE

YAs Becca Caron, Blaise Urato and Steven Argenzio presented at Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church in Patchogue. It was a great presentation with accolades from Church staff!

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