Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
December 2, 2015

In this issue:


Upcoming Opportunity for Public Policy Input
Town Hall Forum - Please join us on Saturday, December 5, from 2 to 4 p.m. at our Minneapolis Town Hall Forum co-hosted by the B.I.G. - Brain Injury Support Group and Social Club of Minneapolis, the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance and the Minnesota Stroke Association. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about brain injury and stoke issues and to share your personal story and concerns with local legislators. Click here for details about the Minneapolis forum.

Any questions contact Erica at 612-378-2742, 800-669-6442 or ericas@braininjurymn.org

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Brain Injury Educational Classes
The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance offers a variety of educational classes - including our monthly Brain Injury Basics class - for families, individuals and professionals in the Twin Cities. Our educators can also train your staff on-site at your facility with our Traveling Workshops.

Brain Injury Basics
Introduction to Brain Injury: December 17

Registration is required for all classes. Brain Injury Basics takes place in the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance offices in Roseville from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Cost is $25 for professionals; a $5 donation is appreciated from consumers.

Click here for more information on our Education opportunities or call our Education and Community Outreach Department at 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442.

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Lunch and Learn Seminars with Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
Are you ready to have lunch and learn AND get your CEUs? The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance is offering Lunch and Learn Seminars at our offices in Roseville that are targeted for Social Workers and Social Service Professionals.

Our final Lunch and Learn Seminar will take place on December 8.

Click here for more information on our 2015 Lunch and Learn Seminars.

The Lunch and Learn Seminars will continue in 2016. Stay tuned for upcoming schedules!

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Classified Ad - University of Minnesota Research Study
Katy O'Brien, MA CCC-SLP, a PhD student at the University of Minnesota, is recruiting people with moderate or severe traumatic brain injuries for a study examining how we remember to do things in the future compared to how we remember things that have already happened. The purpose of the study is to compare how people with and without traumatic brain injuries think about their memory. This includes one approximately 3 to 4 hour session playing a computer game and completing standardized testing.

Participants will be compensated $30 for their time. If you are interested in learning more about this program and to find out if you could participate, contact the NeuroCognitive Communication Lab at neurocogcom@gmail.com or call 612-276-2250.

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Classified Ad Opportunities
We are pleased to provide an online opportunity for organizations to broadcast their message about job openings, services and more through affordable, convenient advertising. This bi-weekly electronic publication is sent to more than 6,250 professionals, paraprofessionals and persons with brain injury and their families.

The cost to run a classified ad of up to 250 words is $20 for one edition or $30 for two editions. Ads must be submitted in electronic form to receive this rate. Ads submitted in hard copy will be charged an additional $15 administrative fee. To learn more about this affordable, convenient advertising opportunity, please e-mail Phil at philg@braininjurymn.org or call 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442. Advertising is posted at the end of the publication under the heading "Classified Ads."

The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance is a proud member of Community Health Charities. Community Health Charities is an alliance of leading nonprofit health research and service organizations whose mission is to improve lives affected by chronic illness by investing in health research, services and education.
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