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BETHESDA CHAPTER MEETING

WHEN:  1st Tuesdays,  7:00 - 9:00 PM

WHERE:   Suburban Hospital

8600 Old Georgetown Road

(2nd floor conference rooms)

Bethesda,  MD 20814

NEXT MEETING: June 6, 2017

7 - 8 PM:  Stroke Support Groups

8 - 9 PM: Announcements, Annual Elections, and Featured Program

Speaker: Janet Gritz

Topic: "Accessible Sailing with CRAB (Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating)"


MCSA chapter meetings are free and open to the public.

SILVER SPRING CHAPTER MEETING

WHEN:   2nd Tuesdays, 1:30 - 3:30 PM  (different this month)

WHEREMargaret Schweinhaut Senior Center (Garden Room)

1000 Forest Glen Road

Silver Spring, MD 20901

NEXT MEETING:  June 13, 2017

No regular chapter meeting this month due to our 4th (and last) "iPad Help" workshop from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. 

Silver Spring chapter members are invited to attend our Fellowship Lunch from 12 to 1:00 P.M. (prior to the iPad Workshop).

Pre-registration is required.

To reserve either a turkey wrap or a vegetable wrap for lunch, leave a message by June 10th at 301-622-2282 (Janet Gritz) or 301-681-6272 (MCSA). Include your name and phone number.

UPPER COUNTY CHAPTER MEETINGS

WHEN:  2nd Wednesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 PM

WHERE:  Adventist HealthCare Physical Health and Rehabilitation

9909 Medical Center Drive

Rockville, MD

NEXT MEETING:  June 14, 2017

7 - 8 PM:  Stroke Support Groups

8 - 9 PM:  Featured Program

Speakers:  

Peter Turkeltaub, MD, PhD, (Director of Cognitive Recovery Lab, Georgetown U. Medical Center), and Elizabeth Lacey, PhD, (Research Associate)

Topic:

"Understanding the Brain Basis of Aphasia and Enhancing Recovery"


MCSA chapter meetings are free and open to the public.

UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS

(1) ACCESSIBLE SAILING with MCSA and C.R.A.B.  (Chesapeake Region Accessible Sailing): 1:00 P.M.

  September 7 (Thursday)

Sandy Point State Park Marina

in Annapolis, MD

Free, but pre-registration is required at least one week prior to the date of the sail.

To register, leave a message with MCSA (301-681-6272) or Janet Gritz (301-622-2282) with your name and phone number, or send an email message to [email protected] 

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(2)  "iPAD HELP: Tips, Tricks, and Apps to help Stroke and TBI Survivors with Mild-to-Moderate Aphasia or Cognitive Challenges Benefit from their Devices"

WHEN:  4th and final session will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, from 12 noon to 3:00 P.M.

* Lunch first (12 noon - 1:00 P.M.) 

* iPad presentation by Joan Green, MA, CCC-SLP  (1- 2:30 PM)

* Closing remarks by MCSA  (2:30 to 3 P.M.) 

WHERE:

Schweinhaut Senior Center (Garden Room)
1000 Forest Glen Road
Silver Spring, MD 20901

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