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Seamus Evans

Seamus Evans is an Ambassador of the Tourette Syndrome Association of Australia Inc (TSAA). Focusing on overcoming adversity and building resilience, Seamus shares his triumphant journey of overcoming the challenges associated with Tourette Syndrome to work on TV and pursue a career in the public eye.

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Testimonials for Seamus Evans

It was with great pleasure that the team at Jobmatch Employment had met with Seamus Evans. Seamus is a beam of positive energy. To have Seamus share and help us understand his barriers with employment, the positive way in which he overcome and dealt with these barriers to become the successful advocate he is today. Seamus is a true inspiration and I would highly recommend him to any organisation/ party.

Daniel  Howard CEO Jobmatch Employment

 

"Seamus Evans delivered a vibrant, energetic, inspiring and motivating presentation for our students. His ability to share his story, his battles and struggles, as he learned to manage, live with, and then thrive with his perceived disability becoming his "superpower" and an asset rather than a hinderance in his successes. Seamus was funny and entertaining, while also showing vulnerability and honesty in sharing his story with the students.

I have no doubt that many students walked away feeling buoyed by Seamus' words and inspired to make their perceived flaws or weaknesses, their very own "superpower".

Principal of Baringa State High School, QLD

 

The monotony of hotel quarantine turned to variety when members of the Australian Paralympic Team had the opportunity to listen and engage with Seamus Evans.  It was an inspiring session, where Seamus cleverly brought understanding to Tourette Syndrome with a beautiful sense of humour and enthusiasm.  Seamus is engaging, the content is informative and he captures the audience with his vulnerability.

Athlete Wellbeing and Engagement Manager, Paralympics Australia

Seamus Evans Travels from QLD
Fee Range: :$5001 to $10000

Seamus Evans's Biography

Seamus Evans is an Ambassador of the Tourette Syndrome Association of Australia Inc (TSAA). In this role Seamus is endorsed by TSAA to raise awareness and understanding of Tourette Syndrome across the community within schools and among the general public.

Focusing on overcoming adversity and building resilience, Seamus shares his triumphant journey of overcoming the challenges associated with Tourette Syndrome to work on TV and pursue a career in the public eye.

After 13 years hosting TV shows, performing stand up all around the country and being a breakfast radio host, Seamus now wants to share in his highly engaging keynotes how to RUN with resilience, DANCE with adversity and CONQUER with confidence.

Evoke your team’s emotions as Seamus shares his intimate experience battling Tourette’s, ADHD and mental health struggles to build the resilience needed to live out his dream career.

Facts about Tourette Syndrome!

TS is a neurological condition made up of both motor and vocal tics.

1 in 100 kids are diagnosed with TS

TS is more common in males than females

There is no cure for TS, just awareness.

Most children with TS have above normal or high intelligence levels.

The condition is named after French neurologist Gilles De La Tourette

Famous people with Tourettes

David Beckham

 Billie Eilish

Dan Aykroyd

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Howie Mandel

Seth Rogan

Dash Mihok

Speaking Topics Include

Turn your flaw into a ‘SUPERPOWER’

Through acceptance, passion and determination you can overcome adversity and build resilience to succeed in all areas of your life.  Be inspired to conquer the world as I share my triumphant journey overcoming the challenges associated with Tourette Syndrome to work on TV and pursue a career in the public eye. Your adversity can either be a setback or a gateway… so turn your ‘flaw’ into a ‘SUPERPOWER’

 

Handling Tourette’s? How do you handle someone who is neurodiverse?

Equality in the workplace and schoolyard is important in our modern society. As we move closer to a fully inclusive world nobody should be ‘off the table’ for employment or education opportunities. 

I work very closely with a child and adolescent psychiatrist to educate teachers and staff on the correct way to manage someone with Tourette Syndrome, ADHD and many of neurological conditions for a more inclusive society.

 

Overcome Glossophobia

75% of the worlds population are more scared of speaking in public than they are of DYING! Master the fear of public speaking, harness those nerves and conquer the stage, boardroom, executives office and shine bright like a diamond.

Become a minority and sit in the top 25% of people who aren’t scared of the spotlight.

Over my career reporting on live television, performing stand up comedy and hosting breakfast radio shows around the country, I have picked up handy tricks and techniques to turn those nerves into excitable energy and perform at my peak under extreme pressure.