College Admission and Transition for Students with Tourette Syndrome or Disabilities

Getting into college can be a challenge for young adults with Tourette Syndrome or disabilities. Dr. Shirag Shemmassian is an expert on college admissions and offers advice and insight for getting into college and transitioning to college life. Dr. Shemmassian also has Tourette Syndrome. In  this short video from the Tourette Association of America, he offers some valuable advice to students with Tourette Syndrome and disabilities in general.

To learn more about Tourette Syndrome, visit, Tourette Association of America






WINAHEAD is made up of representatives from thirty institutions. Our members are professionals employed by two- and four-year colleges and universities who work directly with students with disabilities to ensure equal access to higher education. WIN indicates the geographic area we represent: Western Iowa and Nebraska. AHEAD is our national parent organization, the Association on Higher Education and Disability.
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