Fla. teen promotes awareness about realities of Tourette syndrome

Nathaniel Ray, a 14-year-old student who has Tourette syndrome, is traveling to schools and community groups as one of of two teen ambassadors in Florida working to promote understanding and dispel stereotypes about the disorder. "Our ultimate goal for any child with special needs is to provide the least restrictive environment as possible. Nathaniel is doing more than helping other kids understand his difference -- it also helps us provide the best educational experience for him and other kids with his condition," one school's guidance counselor said.

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