is an American motivational speaker, teacher, and author who has severe Tourette syndrome (TS). Fussell, James A. (December 5, 2008). "One man's faith spurs Tourette sufferer to inspire others". The Kansas City Star. Retrieved on December 7, 2008. Also, Fussell, "I know all about living with Tourette syndrome". Cohen described his experiences growing up with the condition in his book, Front of the Class: How Tourette Syndrome Made Me the Teacher I Never Had, co-authored with Lisa Wysocky. The book has been made into a Hallmark Hall of Fame TV movie titled Front of the Class.
Triumphant story of Brad Cohen, a man who overcomes incredible obstacles to become a gifted teacher. When he was growing up, Brad started making funny noises - all the time. Only... - 07.25.2009, YouTube
A true inspirational movie to students and teachers. A true to life story of Brad Cohen who was diagnosed of Tourette Syndrome, a sickness that makes funny noises who overcomes... - 10.14.2009, YouTube
04.03.2012 [The News] - Pittman's mother, not barred by Idol contracts, posted a response to author Brad Cohen, author of "Front of the Class," an autobiographical look at Cohen's childhood and living with Tourette's. "We're praying for God's direction as doors are opening