Flushing 14-Year-Old Chosen for National Tourette Syndrome Youth Ambassador Training Program
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Semes applied for the program by writing an essay about determination. "I want to make life easier for people with Tourette Syndrome," says Semes, who was diagnosed with TS at age 7. "My essay was about how I'm determined to prove life with TS is not easy." His goal, he adds, is to bring the skills he learns at the conference back to his community.
For more information on TSA and its youth ambassador program, visit www.tsa-usa.org.