Honors college student tackles Tourette syndrome

Alicia Vanasse, 24, is a college honors student and president of her school's communications club; three years ago, such progress was unimaginable for Vanasse as she attempted to control severe Tourette syndrome. But a new drug regimen and a congressional internship built Vanasse's confidence, and an adviser helped her explain her tics to professors and classmates. "I've always been 'that girl with Tourette's,' " Vanasse said. "But here I've been given the chance to just be Alicia."

View Full Article in:

Providence Journal (R.I.) (free registration), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Chief Academic & Innovation Officer/ Assistant Superintendent
Kent School District
Kent, WA
School Improvement Officer
Kent School District
Kent, WA
Account Executive - Central Region
NWEA
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Account Manager
NWEA
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Elementary School Principal
Kent School District
Kent, WA