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					                            Brain Injury Press
3rd Quarter 2005, Issue #202                            Serving brain injury survivors and their families since 1983.

  Foundation News ...                           SDBIF Celebrates 5th Annual “Friendraiser”
  Howard House: The Board of Directors of
  SDBIF met at Howard House on Saturday,                                                 The San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
  June 25, for their monthly board meeting.                                           will be holding its 5th annual ‘Friendraiser’ on
  See page 3 for details.                                                             Sunday October 23. The afternoon event will
                                                                                      feature gourmet food, fine art, wine tasting,
  Y.E.S.S. celebrates 10th Anniversary: The                                           entertainment, and a silent auction. This year,
  American Heart and Stroke Association and
  Sharp Healthcare Rehabilitation Services                                            the event will be held at Friend Plaza, Institute
  hosted the 2nd Annual Stroke Survivor                                               of the Americas, on the UCSD campus in
  Luncheon on Monday, July 25. Clair                                                  LaJolla, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
  Jones, SDBIF board member welcomed the
  group. Dr. Jerome Stenehjem, who also                                                  Adding to the beauty of the outdoor plaza
  serves on the board of SDBIF was the guest                                          setting, original fine art will be on display, all
  speaker. The founders of Y.E.S.S.— Ann                                              created by well-known local artists. The art is
  Guenther, Sue Benson, and Lee Price, a for-                                         for sale and the artists are donating 40% of
  mer SDBIF Board member, were honored.                                               their sales to San Diego Brain Injury Founda-
  Congratulations to Y.E.S.S. !
                                                                                      tion.
  Adaptive Sports: Anyone interested in an            Original watercolor by              Well-known local artist, Diane Hattula has
  adaptive snow skiing program for a week
  in Colorado may send a self-addressed,                  Diane Hattula                donated “Torrey Pines Flamingos” to the
  stamped envelope to Ross Ehrhardt, 2160                                              SDBIF to be included in the silent auction.
  Valley Lake Drive, El Cajon, CA 92020.           One of the highlights of the afternoon is a special performance of The Sharp
  Applications will be mailed in August and     Players, a musical comedy troupe consisting of brain injury survivors. The troupe,
  are due November 1, 2005.                     directed by Sharp Rehabilitation social worker, Richard Green, is always funny,
                                                unpredictable and a moving reminder of the challenges (and joys) experienced by
                                                brain injury survivors.
          SAVE THE DATE
       5th Annual “Friendraiser”
                                                   Major sponsors of the event include Scripps
      Sunday, October 23, 2005
                                                Encinitas Rehabilitation Center –Brain Injury
            1:30—4:30 p.m.
                                                Program and Sharp Healthcare Rehabilitation
     UCSD, Institute of the Americas
                                                Services. Other sponsors include Viva Mobile/
           Call: 619-294-6541
                                                Manufactured Homes, Daniel Amen, MD, Bar-
                                                ons Marketplace, Buca Di Beppo, Impressions
                                                Catering, Panda Express, Souplantation,
                                                and Dynalectric—San Diego.
        Postage for this newsletter
           was underwritten by                     This is one of SDBIF’s major fund-raisers.
                                                Everyone is encouraged to attend. The ticket
                                                price is $50. Donations are also encouraged as
                                                $50 sponsorships for brain injury survivors to
                                                attend.

                                                   Call (619) 294-6541 for reservations.
                                                                                                 Entertainment will be provided by
                                                                                                         the Sharp Players.

   This newsletter is a report of what’s going on in San Diego and around the country in support of brain injury survivors and their
    families. We welcome suggestions and articles by readers. Address your comments to the San Diego Brain Injury Foundation,
      Post Office Box 84601, San Diego, CA 92138. Website: www.sdbif.org. Fax: 619-294-2911. Telephone: 619-294-6541.
                           Brain Injury Program at West City Campus
          With the retirement of longstanding instructor,                In addition to the instructors, Jo-Ann and Julie, the
      Linda Rufing, ABI West has two new instructors and              program staff also includes DSPS counselor Dawn
      is undergoing a program revision and transformation.            Stoll. She is responsible for all new student intakes
                                                                      and coordination of community referral and/or liaison.
         Jo-Ann Szabo, M.A. and Julie Giammarinaro,                   Dawn has an M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling. She
      M.A./SP-CCC, are the new instructors. Dawn Stoll,               was an original designer of the Mesa Brain Injury Pro-
      M.S. CRC, is the program Disability Support Pro-                gram and taught in the program for ten years before
      grams and Services (DSPS) Counselor. All of these               moving into counseling. Dawn has twenty years of
      professionals have experience serving persons with              experience in the rehabilitation of persons with neuro-
      acquired brain injuries. All have been employed in              logical diseases and disorders.
      clinical, rehabilitation, and educational settings.
         Jo-Ann Szabo has been an employee of the DSPS                   ABI West continues to provide small group instruc-
      for the San Diego Community College District for 30             tion in the following areas:
      years. She has taught for National University and City          ?? Development of Self-Concept following ABI
      College in psychology and child development. She                ?? Social Skills and Relationship Education
      has been teaching in the Mesa Brain Injury Program              ?? Cognitive Skills Training (memory, problem-
      since 1998. Her curriculum includes skillfully facili-               solving, organization and time management)
      tated groups on psychosocial and developmental issues           New curriculum additions include literacy, cognitive
      faced by persons with acquired brain injuries, with an          communication and assertiveness.
      emphasis on developing insight and using strategies.
      She has been a speaker at the SDBIF Saturday meeting       The small program size allows instructors to tailor
      in Hillcrest.                                           their lessons to the actual challenges and skills of each
                                                              student. Students will be encouraged to mainstream
         Julie Giammarinaro is a licensed Speech-Language into the larger community as is appropriate. Student
      Pathologist. She taught for both of the S.D. Continu- goals and objectives are developed upon enrollment
      ing Education Brain Injury Programs (Mesa and ECC) and reviewed on an ongoing basis.
      as well as the Brain Injury Program at Palomar Col-
      lege. The emphasis of her curriculum is in the areas of    For more information, contact Dawn Stoll at
      organization, time management, social language com- (619) 388-6983.
      munication and problem solving skill building.



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                                    San Diego Brain Injury Foundation Newsletter - Page 2
                      Meet the SDBIF Board of Directors
                                                        The SDBIF Board of Directors met at Howard House
                                                    on Saturday, June 25 for their regular board meeting.
                                                    Sarah Whipple, director of Howard House and Bill Smith
                                                    gave board members a tour of the house and pointed out all
                                                    of the improvements that have been made over the last
                                                    year.

                                                        The board of directors is composed of survivors, family
                                                     members, and professionals. Survivors serving on the
                                                     board include Leah Aretz, Steve Easterly, Patsy Sholders,
                                                     Don Strom, and Michael Turbitt. Family members in-
Don Strom, Vice-President; Maureen Fischbeck; clude Maureen Fischbeck, who is helping with this year’s
Bill Smith; Sarah Whipple, Director of Howard        Friendraiser; Miyeko Kohlmann, whose father is a resident
    House; Patsy Sholders, President; Michael        of Howard House and who serves on the Executive Com-
 Turbitt, Treasurer; Leah Aretz, and Jim McBride, mittee as a liason between the board and Howard House;
                      Secretary                      Jim McBride who in addition to serving as secretary, helps
                                                     with Public Relations and most recently, chaired the Salary
Review Committee and compensation policy for SDBIF; Pamala McCain, who is co-chair of the Friendraiser
committee for the third year; and Bill Smith, the founder of Howard House and the SDBIF Golf Classic, which
held its 20th tournament this year.

   Professionals on the board include Tom Baker, the
former Executive Director of SDBIF; David Goldin,
attorney and member at large on the Executive Board;
Michael Harris, attorney and chair of the Hospital
Awareness Committee; Clair Jones, System Director,
Sharp Rehabilitation Services — also serves on the
Finance Committee; Mary Lewis, Administrator, Dis-
abled Student Services, SDCC; Michael Lobatz,
Neurologist, Scripps Rehabilitation Center; Mark
McDonough, Ph.D. Neuro -Psychologist, Arnie Miller,
retired Neurosciences Professor, UCSD; Eric Seiken,
attorney and chair of this year’s golf classic; and
Jerome Stenehjem, Physiatrist, Medical Director,
Sharp Rehabilitation Services.
                                                        Jim McBride, Mark McDonough, Clair Jones, Maureen
                                                        Fischbeck, Pamala McCain, Sarah Whipple, and resident
                                                                            John Cabibi

                   The Summer Day
Who made the world?                                      Now she snaps her wings open, and floats away.
Who made the swan, and the black bear?                   I don’t know exactly what a prayer is.
Who made the grasshopper?                                I do know how to pay attention, how to fall down
This grasshopper, I mean-                                  into the grass, how to kneel down in the grass,
 the one who has flung herself out of the grass,           how to be idle and blessed,
 the one who is moving her jaws back and forth             how to stroll through the fields,
 instead of up and down-                                   which is what I have been doing all day.
Who is gazing around with her enormous                   Tell me, what else should I have done?
  and complicated eyes.                                  Doesn’t everything die at last, and too soon?
Now she lifts her pale forearms                          Tell me, what is it you plan to do
  and thoroughly washes her face.                        With your one wild and precious life?
                                                                                        Mary Oliver
This poem was shared by Julie Chippendale, RN, speaker for the May Southern Caregiver and SDBIF conference
“Finding Meaning in Life After Brain Injury.”



                     San Diego Brain Injury Foundation Newsletter - Page 3
Save the Date                                                        Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation:
                                                                    Rancho Levels of Cognitive Functioning—
SDBIF Celebrates 22 Years                                                            Revised

   SDBIF will celebrate                                                     Chris Hagen, Ph. D., FASLPA
22 years of service on
Saturday, October 15 at                                                   Tuesday, September 20, 2005
Balboa Park, from                                                             3:15 p.m. Registration
11am-2pm.                                                                   3:45—6:15 p.m. Program
   Join fellow brain                                                For Rehab-Related Professionals, CE Credit
injury survivors, family                                           Sponsored by Sharp Rehabilitation Services &
                             Residents from Howard-                                   SDBIF
members, friends and
                           House at last year’s picnic.                 To register, go to www.sharp.com
helping professionals.
You may win a door prize during the raffle. We’ll
provide beverages and the birthday cake!
                                                                    2006 Entertainment Books Available
                                          Once again, Panda        Still a bargain for San Diego dining and other
                                      Cares, a non-profit                         activities for $40.
                                      initiative of Panda                        Call (619) 294-6541
                                      Restaurant Group will
                                      donate lunch. Daniel                     NEEDS AND WANTS
                                      Irawan and his staff         I am a father of a 32 year old son, Robert, who
                                      from Panda Express,      suffered a brain injury on his motorcycle one year
                                      Del Mar will serve.      ago. Robert cannot speak, however, he is functional.
.                                                              I am seeking housing for my son so that he can be
   The picnic is held at the Pepper Grove area just off        with like-individuals. I have not found any housing
Park Boulevard in Balboa Park.                                 in San Diego. If you are having this same problem,
                                                               let’s get together to find a solution. Possibly 4 or 5
                                                               families cooperatively supporting to purchase a home
                                                               and provide nursing. If interested, please contact
                        Correction                             Rob at (760) 438-4365.
      The correct website for ordering Gifts from the
                                                               Howard House could use a copy/fax machine.
           Broken Jar is www.equipress.com


             Seiken & Atkins, APC                             Julie Stevens Hom, MPT,NCS
                   Attorneys at Law                           Physical Therapist
                                                              Neurologic Certified Specialist
    ? Specializing in serious personal injuries,
      including brain injuries. Estate planning and             ABILITY REHABILITATION SPECIALISTS
      Administration.                                            Treatment for neurological and balance impairments

    ? Over $20 million recovered in settlements and           Phone: 858.456.2114           737 Pearl Street, # 108
                                                              Fax: 858.456.2103                LaJolla, CA 92037
      verdicts solely on behalf of the injured.
                                                                             Abilityrehab@yahoo.com
    ? Mr. Seiken is a member of the S. D. Brain Injury
      Foundation’s Board of Directors and Co-chair of
      the Annual Charity Golf Classic.

    ? Call for a free consultation.

               3033 Fifth Avenue, Suite 301
                  San Diego, CA 92103
                 Phone: (619) 543-0433
                  Fax: (619) 543-0434


                             San Diego Brain Injury Foundation Newsletter - Page 4
                                                                   2005 Speaker Series
                                                                      General Meetings
                                                           Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.—Noon

North County
August 13, 2005: “Memory To Go” - Joann Pichurko-Duncan, MS. Sharp Healthcare. Joann will discuss
issues and Holistic approaches related to your “memory health.” Mental and manual techniques, and
electronic memory aids will be reviewed with some products available to see. Handouts, including re-
lated Web sites will be provided.

September 10, 2005: The Do’s and Don’ts of Dating– Stacy Everson, Seeds Educational Services.
Socialization is all about body language and what you say. Stacy will speak about nuances, setting
boundaries and learning to socialize and meet new people in a safe, fun way.
October 15, 2005: Annual Picnic – Balboa Park. The Foundation will celebrate its 22nd birthday with a
potluck picnic. You’re invited to enjoy the fun. The picnic will be held in the Pepper Grove picnic area.
November 12, 2005: Keeping the Brain “Fit”- Decades of research have confirmed that our diet influ-
ences the health of our brain. Come hear healthy guidelines to keep your brain nourished and function-
ing at peak capacity.
December 17, 2005: Holiday Party – Joyce Beers Community Center. Come join the fun and celebrate
the holidays. Entertainment will be provided by the Sharp Players under the direction of Richard Green.

Our meeting location is located west of Interstate #5, exit on Santa Fe Drive. Enter the driveway for the
Emergency Room and the Conference Center will be on the right. Parking is available in front of the
Conference Center. For additional directions, call (760) 753-6501.




Joyce Beers
August 20, 2005: Playback Theater Group– Pamela Underwood, Certified Expressive Arts Therapist/
Educator/Consultant. Playback is a form of improvisational theater that reenacts or “plays back” stories
that are told. Seeing the story reenacted often helps the “teller” to perceive their story with a new aware-
ness.
September 17, 2005: Living Independently – Gabriel Banuelos and Ledale Curry, Access Center. Gabriel
and Ledale will discuss independent living skills necessary to live on one’s own and programs available to
help find housing in San Diego.
October 15, 2005: Annual Picnic – Balboa Park. The Foundation will celebrate its 22nd birthday with a
potluck picnic. You’re invited to enjoy the fun. The picnic will be held in the Pepper Grove picnic area.
November 19, 2005: Legal Issues for Brain Injury Survivors– Eric Seiken, attorney. Eric will answer
questions regarding social security, medi -cal, guardianship and other legal issues for survivors and the
family.

December 17, 2005: Holiday Party – Come join the fun and celebrate the holidays. Entertainment will be
provided by the Sharp Players under the direction of Richard Green.
Our meeting location is the Joyce Beers Community Center in Hillcrest. The Joyce Beers Community Center
is part of the Uptown District Shopping Center (Ralphs & Trader Joes) near 163. It is just north of University
Avenue on Vermont Street between the Aladdin Café (1220 Cleveland Avenue) and the Terra Restaurant
(1270 Cleveland Avenue). Thomas Brothers Map: Page 1269—B5. If you get lost and need additional
directions, call the Uptown District Shopping Center security guard at 619-294-4935.


                    San Diego Brain Injury Foundation Newsletter - Page 5
                      Support Groups, Classes And Services
                                                    All of San Diego

?? Telephone HelpLine For Information And Referral About Brain Injuries call the San Diego Brain Injury Foundation at 619-
     294-6541. You can also seek information or ask a question on-line at www.sdbif.org.
?? Counseling, Long-Term Care Planning, Support Groups and other valuable services are offered by the Southern Caregiver
     Resource Center. There are two Men’s Support Groups For Survivors. One meets the 4th Thursday of each month from
     11:00am-12:30 pm in San Diego while the other meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday every month from 4:30-6:00 pm in En-
     cinitas. Support Groups For Adult Children Caregivers from 5:30-7:00 pm; meets 2nd and 4th Thursdays. 3675 Ruffin
     Road #230, San Diego. Call 858-268-4432 or 800-827-1008.
?? Support And Resources In English And Spanish For Families Of Children With Special Needs are provided by the Excep-
     tional Family Resource Centers throughout San Diego County. The main office is 9245 Sky Park Count #130, San Diego.
     Call 800-281-8252.
?? Caregiver Support Groups And Stroke Support Groups are conducted by Kaiser Permanente for its members in five loca-
     tions, Bonita, Escondido, Point Loma, San Diego and San Marcos. Call 619-641-4456.
?? Support Groups For Adults With Epilepsy are offered throughout San Diego County by the Epilepsy Society. For informa-
     tion call 619-296-0161.
?? Sports, Recreation and Wellness/Support programs , seasonal clinics and trips offered through Sharp Rehabilitation Ser-
     vices. Call 858-541-3048 or www.sharp.com/rehab
?? Sharp Players Drama Group: every Friday, 3:00-4:30 p.m. at Sharp Rehabilitation Center. Call 858-541-3156.
?? Work Re-Entry and Rehabilitation Technology Services offered through Sharp Rehabilitation Services. Call 858-541-4442.
?? Adaptive Driving Program per appointment through Sharp Rehabilitation Center. Call 858-541-6966.
   .


                                                    Central County
?? ABI Classes For Adults With Acquired Brain Injury are offered each week day by the San Diego Community College District
    at Mesa College and in Mission Beach. Call 619-388-6983.
?? San Diego Brain Injury Foundation General Meetings are held the 3rd Saturday of each month from 10 a.m.--noon.
   Joyce Beers Community Center which is part of the Uptown District Shopping Center near Highway 163 and University.
   Call 619-294-6541.
?? Variety of Programs and Services for Adults With Disabilities offered by the Access Center, 619-293-3500.
?? Young Enthusiastic Stroke Survivors Group (YESS!) meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm at Sharp Re-
    habilitation Center. 2999 Health Center Drive, San Diego. Call 858-541-6762.
?? Brain Injury Support Group For Survivors And Families by The Head Injury & Trauma Support System (HITS) is held every
    Saturday from 12:30-2:00 pm in the 3rd floor conference room at UCSD Medical Center in Hillcrest. Call 800-986-4487.
?? Peer Support Group at the Access Center occurs on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 2:00-3:30 pm. 1295
    University Avenue, Suite 10, San Diego. Call 619-293-3500.
?? Socialization Programs for disabled individuals are sponsored by the San Diego Recreational Services For The Disabled.
    Call 619-525-8247.
?? Caregiver Support Group at the Clairemont Friendship Senior Center meets from 1:30-3:00 pm every Wednesday of each
    month, except if there is a 5th Wednesday. 4425 Bannock Avenue, San Diego. Call 800-827-1008.
?? Adaptive Golf Clinic every Saturday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Sheraton 4 Points Hotel. $30 for 6 weeks. Contact Sharp Rec-
    reation Therapy Services at 858-541-3048.
?? Adaptive Yoga every Monday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Sharp Rehabilitation Center, $30 for 6 weeks. Call 858-541-3085
?? Gentile Fitness Exercise Program every Wednesday, 9:15-10:15 a.m. at Sharp Cabrillo Rehabilitation Services. Contact
    619-221-3744. Every Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00-10 a.m. at Sharp Coronado Motion Center. Contact 619-522-3729.
?? Challenged Women’s Support Group meets 3rd Wednesday, noon-1:30 p.m. at Sharp Rehab Center. 858-541-3171.
?? Adaptive Weight Training meets Monday and Wednesday, 5:00-6:30 p.m. at Sharp Rehabilitation Center, $25 for
    3 months, 858-541-3048




                              San Diego Brain Injury Foundation Newsletter—Page 6
                      Support Groups, Classes And Services
                                                        North County
?? ABI Classes For Adults With Acquired Brain Injury are held at Palomar Community College’s Adaptive Living Skills Pro-
   gram (ABI) on Monday, Tuesday & Thursday from 1:00-4:00 pm at the Escondido Center Campus. Call 760-744-1150
   ext. 2375.
?? Variety Of Programs And Services For Adults With Disabilities offered by the Access Center, North County Branch. The
   Support Through Access Rights (STARS) group meets the 3rd Friday of each month from 2:00-4:00 pm. 3355 Mission
   Avenue #131, Oceanside. Call 760-435-9205.
?? Head Injury & Trauma Support System (HITSS) of Palomar Medical Center And Learning Services for survivors and fami-
   lies meets every Saturday from 9:00-10:30 am in the Graybill Auditorium. 555 East Valley Parkway, Escondido. Call 800-
   986-4487.
?? Caregiver Support Groups take place every Wednesday from 10:00-11:30 am at 140 Marine View Avenue, St. #104,
   Solana Beach. Call 858-404-0305.
?? Support Groups For Caregivers of persons with disabilities is cosponsored by Jewish Family Services, Multiple Sclerosis So-
   ciety & Elizabeth Hospice on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month from 12:00-1:15 pm. 16776 Bernardo Center Drive
   #206, Rancho Bernardo. Call 858-674-6441.
?? Speech and Communication Practice Group led by a speech professional is offered by the Stroke Treatment And Recovery
   (STAR) program. In Encinitas on Fridays from 1:00-2:00 pm, Rehab Conference Room, Rehab Center of Scripps Memorial
   Hospital, 354 Santa Fe Drive, Encinitas. Call 760-633-6521.
?? Free Exercise Classes sponsored by the Stroke Treatment And Recovery (STAR) program are offered for stroke survivors.
   In Encinitas on Monday , Wednesday, and Friday from12:00-1:00 pm, Rehabilitation Gym, Rehab Center of Scripps Me-
   morial Hospital, 354 Santa Fe Drive, Encinitas. Call 760-633-6521.
?? Tri-City Medical Center Aphasia Group meets every Thursday, 11am-noon in the Rehab Dining Room, 4002 Vista Way,
   Oceanside. Call 760-940-7272.
?? North County S.D. Brain Injury Foundation General Meetings are held the second Saturday of each month from 10am—
   noon at Scripps Hospital, 354 Santa Fe Drive, Encinitas in the Conference Center.

                                                         East County
?? Stroke Program in La Mesa sponsored by Grossmont Rehabilitation Services: Gentle Exercise Program every Tuesday and
   Thursday, 9:00-10 a.m. and 10:30-11:30 a.m. Adaptive Golf Clinic every Saturday, 1:00-2p.m.Rehab Center, Recreation
   Therapy Patio, $30/6 weeks. Adaptive Aquatics, call for days and time: 619-644-4100. Stroke Club, 3rd Tuesdays, vari-
   ous locations. Call Grace: 619-644-4104.
?? Comebacker’s Neuro Club , a support and recreational group for survivors of stroke or brain injury and family members,
   meets at the San Diego Rehabilitation Institute (SDRI) the 4th Friday of each month at 1:00 pm in the 1st floor conference
   room. 6645 Alvarado Road, San Diego. Call 619-229-7361.
?? Fitness Clinic For Individuals With Physical Disabilities including brain injuries takes place at Peterson Gym as part of the
   Department of Exercise & Nutritional Sciences of San Diego State University. The Clinic operates 48 weeks per year. Call
   619-594-2017.
?? Chronic Pain Support Group meets the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month from 1:00-3:00 pm in the 3rd floor confer-
   ence room at the San Diego Rehabilitation Institute (SDRI). 6645 Alvarado Road, San Diego. Call 619-286-7374.
?? Art Abilities meets the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month from 1:00-2:30 pm at the San Diego Rehabilitation Institute
   (SDRI) in the 3rd floor conference room. 6645 Alvarado Road, San Diego. Call 619-286-7374.

                                                        South County
?? ABI Classes For Adults With Acquired Brain Injury are offered each week day by the San Diego Community College at the
   Educational Cultural Complex in South San Diego. Call 619-388-4812.
?? Special Classes With Academic Accommodations For Students With Disabilities are offered at Southwestern Community
   College. Call 619-482-6512.
?? Support Group meets every Wednesday from 3:00-4:30 pm at the Glenner Alzheimer Family Center. 280 Saylor Drive,
   Chula Vista. Call 619-420-1703.

                                                      Helpful Websites
   San Diego Brain Injury Foundation, www.sdbif.org                     National Brain Injury Association, www.biausa.org
   InfoLine San Diego, www.informsandiego.org                           LINK2CARE, www.link2care.net
   National Stroke Association, www.stroke.org,                         Family Caregiver Alliance, www.caregiver.org

                                  For additions or corrections to this list, call 619-294-6541.


                               San Diego Brain Injury Foundation Newsletter—Page 7
         Board of Directors                                                                         Our Mission
         Leah Aretz           Michael Harris       James McBride        Patsy Sholders         The San Diego Brain Injury Founda-
         Tom Baker            Clair Jones          Mark McDonough       Bill Smith           tion’s mission is to improve the quality of
         Steve Easterly       Miyeko Kohlmann      Pamala McCain        Jerome Stenehjem     life for brain injury survivors and their
         Maureen Fischbeck    Mary Lewis           Arnie Miller         Don Strom            families living in San Diego County.
         David Goldin         Michael Lobatz       Eric Seiken          Michael Turbitt

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