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March General Meeting

  1. 1. CSUF NSSLHA General Meeting March, 10th 2011 7 PM Humanities 123
  2. 2. Brain Teasers!
  3. 3. Answers Cortex Hippocampus Axon
  4. 4. Agenda <ul><li>Welcome & Announcements </li></ul><ul><li>Theme for March: Brain Injury Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Resources & Special Interests </li></ul><ul><li>Upcoming Events </li></ul><ul><li>Speaker </li></ul>
  5. 5. Announcements <ul><li>Today is the last opportunity to turn in membership forms and officer forms </li></ul><ul><li>If you turned in an officer application, you will be contacted shortly by someone from our Executive Board </li></ul>
  6. 6. Announcements <ul><li>We will be sending out an updated point sheet in the near future </li></ul><ul><li>If you have questions regarding points, please direct them to our Membership Chair ( </li></ul>
  7. 7. CSUF Student Veteran’s Association Yard Sale <ul><li>Donation Location </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CSUF Women’s Center UH-205 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All Donations will be accepted no later than 3/18/2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For more information you can speak to Sara Momeni </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact: </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Brain Injury Awareness Month <ul><li>Professor of the Month: Dr. Edith Li </li></ul><ul><li>Student of the Month: Roxanne Pulido </li></ul>
  9. 9. Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) <ul><li>TBI is defined as an alteration in brain function, or other evidence of brain pathology, caused by an external force. </li></ul><ul><li>Adopted by the Brain Injury Association Board of Directors in 2011. This definition is not intended as an exclusive statement of the population served by the Brain Injury Association of America . </li></ul>
  10. 10. Acquired Brain Injury <ul><li>An acquired brain injury is an injury to the brain, which is not hereditary, congenital, degenerative, or induced by birth trauma. An acquired brain injury is an injury to the brain that has occurred after birth. </li></ul><ul><li>There is sometimes confusion about what is considered an acquired brain injury. By definition, any traumatic brain injury (eg, from a motor vehicle accident, or assault) could be considered an acquired brain injury. </li></ul><ul><li>In the field of brain injury, acquired brain injuries are typically considered any injury that is non traumatic. Examples of acquired brain injury include stroke, near drowning, hypoxic or anoxic brain injury, tumor, neurotoxins, electric shock or lightening strike. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Causes <ul><li>Falls: 35.2% </li></ul><ul><li>Unknown/Other: 21% </li></ul><ul><li>Motor Vehicle: 17.3% </li></ul><ul><li>Struck by/Against: 16.5% </li></ul><ul><li>Assault: 10% </li></ul>Statistics taken from Centers for Disease and Control Injury Prevention Center
  12. 12. For more information on brain injury <ul><li>Brain Injury Association of America </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www. biausa .org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>National Institute for Neuroligcal Disorders and Stroke </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Brain Injury Resource Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Multicultural Constituency Groups <ul><li>Native American Caucus </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing (NBASLH) </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Multicultural Constituency Groups <ul><li>Hispanic Caucus </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Asian Indian Caucus </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Multicultural Constituency Groups <ul><li>Asian Pacific Islander Caucus </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>L'GASP–GLBTQ Caucus </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Parenting Children & Teens with Special Needs <ul><li>The Forum at All Saints Church </li></ul><ul><ul><li>132 N. Euclid Ave., Pasadena, CA </li></ul></ul><ul><li>12:30 - 4:00 PM </li></ul><ul><li>Registration: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$15.00 for one </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$20.00 for two </li></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>20 points </li></ul>
  17. 17. The Coaster Run <ul><li>March 27th, 2011 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Buena Park- Knott’s Berry Farm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fundraiser benefiting the Speech and Language Development Center ( ) </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteering begins at 5:45am </li></ul><ul><li>Sign-up sheets are available. Only serious inquiries. </li></ul><ul><li>20 points for volunteering or participating </li></ul>
  18. 18. CSHA Convention <ul><li>March 24-27th, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>The Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles </li></ul><ul><li>Ten points for attendance each day you attend. </li></ul>
  19. 19. AT&T Tim Brown/Jim Hill 9-1-1 Celebrity Golf Classic <ul><li>April 11, 2011 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>7AM- 5:30 PM </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Monarch Beach Golf Links, Dana Point </li></ul><ul><li>Applications must be submitted; you will be contacted following submission. </li></ul><ul><li>20 points for attending </li></ul>
  20. 20. Chapman University NSSLHA Survivor Symposium <ul><li>April 16th, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>8:30 AM - 12:00 PM </li></ul><ul><li>Panel of communication disorder survivors </li></ul><ul><li>Registration link will be available soon! </li></ul>
  21. 22. Purchase your tickets at: <ul><li>75 points for attendance (single ticket) </li></ul><ul><li>100 if you bring a guest (couples ticket) </li></ul>Single Ticket: $30 Couples Ticket: $50 Sponsorship Table: $240
  22. 23. A word from Co-President Patti Mohan <ul><li>MSCC </li></ul><ul><li>CRG </li></ul>
  23. 24. Tonight's Speaker <ul><li>Brian V. </li></ul>