CHAPTER NEWS & LOCAL EVENTS
Lowell Handler Project Updates
In spring 2020, Ric Burns' new film Oliver Sacks: His Own Life will air on PBS, featuring Lowell Handler and his photographs.
Oliver Sack's new posthumous book Everything in its Place: First Loves and Last Tales has a chapter titled "Travels with Lowell" about the time Sacks and Handler traveled together in the United States, Canada, and Europe.
The first film Lowell directed, Terefu and Her Children, is a documentary about a family of Ethiopian Jews living in Israel, and has been picked up for digital distribution worldwide with WGBH in Boston. It will go live in December of 2019.
TAA NYC Support Group
We're now offering an online support group through Zoom!
6:30pm to 7:45pm
Upcoming 2019-2020 Dates:
Tuesday, September 17th
Tuesday, October 8th
Tuesday, November 12th
Tuesday, December 10th
Tuesday, January 14th
Tuesday, February 11th
Tuesday, March 31st
Tuesday, April 14th
Tuesday, May 12th
Tuesday, June 9th
Alan Brown, a Mindfulness Coach, will curate each session.
If you’ve never used Zoom before, please click zoom.us/test ahead of time to download and familiarize yourself with the platform.
Our Monthly Meetup is for Touretters, as well as their friends and supporters! If you're going to make plans with your friends, bring them to our meetup and join in the fun.... no drinking necessary.
New York Beer Company
321 W 44th St
3rd Wednesday of each month
Upcoming 2019 Dates:
Meetups are currently on pause. Stay tuned for dates in the new year!
TAA NYC Monthly Meetup
TAA NYC Annual Mentoring Brunch
The annual Mentoring Brunch is held in November and is our largest family event of the year.
You will hear from fabulous speakers with Tourette who share their stories
and enjoy a great breakfast!
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National Awareness 5K Run/Walk
This annual run/walk is held in May at Flushing Meadows Corona Park to support Tourette Syndrome, Tic Disorder Awareness and the TS community. Every year the Tourette Association of America hosts this event to help make a difference in the lives of those living with Tourette Syndrome and we want you to be a part of it.
We would love to hear from you. Do you have any interesting news, accomplishments, stories, or upcoming events to share with the TAA NYC community?
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