Most Diverse Colleges in the US

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Tourette's Coverage

Diversity at college – is it important to you? We like to feature factual articles about Tourette Syndrome, but we also like to share information with our students about college, goals, school life, and more. Today we bring you a guest post from Andrea Ingleman of College Factual with a ranking of the 10 most diverse colleges in the country. … Read More

Why CBIT?

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Tourette's Coverage

Note: Today at Dollars 4 Tic Scholars, we are proud to feature a guest blogger, Riana Berey, MOT, OTR/L. Have you heard of CBIT but you aren’t quite sure what it is, or how it can help someone with Tourette Syndrome? Riana spoke at a recent Tourette Syndrome Support Group in Boca Raton, Florida, and we learned a lot. We … Read More

Guest Blog: The Impact of Camp Twitch and Shout

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Tourette's Coverage

Today we are pleased to feature a guest blog by Tricia Kardon, Director of Camp Twitch and Shout. Every year we sponsor two children to this summer camp, which is very dear to our hearts since Kelsey was a volunteer there.  In honor of Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month, we are hosting our 3rd Annual Summer Camp Paint Party to raise money to … Read More

Guest Blog: A Proven System to Find and Win College Scholarships

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Tourette's Coverage

Today we are pleased to feature a guest blog by Shirag Shemmassian, Ph.D. We met Dr. Shemmassian at the 2016 national conference of the Tourette Association of America. His work as a consultant helping students with disabilities fits well with our goal of helping college students who have Tourette Syndrome. Here, he covers the topic of finding and winning college scholarships. We hope you find it … Read More

D4TS Q&A with Brad Cohen

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Tourette's Coverage

In March 2016, my daughter Kelsey and I had the pleasure of meeting Brad Cohen at the national Tourette Association of America conference in Arlington, VA. We were exhibitors to showcase Dollars 4 Tic Scholars and our college scholarship program. I had spoken to Brad by phone, but at the conference, we met him in person and heard his captivating … Read More

Dollars 4 Tic Scholars: Get to Know Chelsea, Part 4: College and Situations

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Tourette's Coverage

Our main focus is giving financial encouragement to students who have Tourette Syndrome through college scholarships and camp sponsorships, but we like to spread awareness of Tourette Syndrome whenever we can. Comedienne Chelsea White is helping us share more about Tourette with our local area, by traveling down for our event on February 26! Be sure to see our Part … Read More

Dollars 4 Tic Scholars: Get to Know Chelsea, Part 2: Tourette Syndrome and Comedy

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Tourette's Coverage

Everyone loves comedy. Check out our first post about how Chelsea White got involved in stand-up by clicking here. But isn’t poking fun at Tourette Syndrome taboo? Read on! D4TS:  Some people might think that making humorous observations about Tourette Syndrome is inappropriate. How do you approach this quandary with your shows? Chelsea: I think since I have Tourette that … Read More

Why Are College Scholarships Helpful for Students with Tourette Syndrome?

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Tourette's Coverage

Ever thought about why students with Tourette Syndrome might have extra costs associated with attending college? Or why Dollars 4 Tic Scholars is even necessary? I spoke to several parents of 17-year-olds in February when Kelsey and I attended the Tourette Syndrome Association of Florida’s annual Family Weekend 2015 in Brandon, Florida. They were enthusiastic when they learned about our … Read More