2008 SCI Hall of Fame(TM) Nominations Open.
National Spinal Cord Injury Spinal Cord Injury Definition
Spinal cord injury is damage to the spinal cord that causes loss of sensation and motor control.
Approximately 10,000 new spinal cord injuries (SCIs) occur each year in the United States. Association to be Honored at Abilities Expo
ROCKVILLE, Md. -- Nominations for the 2008 Spinal Cord Injury (SCI (Scalable Coherent Interface) An IEEE standard for a high-speed bus that uses wire or fiber-optic cable. It can transfer data up to 1GBytes/sec.
(hardware) SCI - 1. Scalable Coherent Interface.
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tr.v. nom·i·nat·ed, nom·i·nat·ing, nom·i·nates
1. To propose by name as a candidate, especially for election.
2. To designate or appoint to an office, responsibility, or honor. candidates in any one or more of 17 available categories. Nominations will be vetted and confirmed for completeness and accuracy, and then NSCIA NSCIA National Spinal Cord Injury Association
NSCIA Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs members choose the 2008 Hall of Fame Inductees in each category through an online voting process. Finalists will be reviewed by a the Hall of Fame Selection Committee before the final inductees are announced at the 4th annual SCI Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala this fall in New Orleans New Orleans (ôr`lēənz –lənz, ôrlēnz`), city (2006 pop. 187,525), coextensive with Orleans parish, SE La., between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain, 107 mi (172 km) by water from the river mouth; founded .
Formed by NSCIA in 2005, the SCI Hall of Fame was created to celebrate and honor individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to quality of life and advancements toward a better future for all individuals with spinal cord injury.
Categories currently include Assistive Technology Hardware and software that help people who are physically impaired. Often called "accessibility options" when referring to enhancements for using the computer, the entire field of assistive technology is quite vast and even includes ramp and doorway construction in buildings to support , Benefactor ben·e·fac·tor
One that gives aid, especially financial aid.
[Middle English, from Late Latin, from Latin benefacere, to do a service; see benefaction. , Corporate Executive, Disability Activist, Disability Educator, Entertainment, Entrepreneur, Government Executive, Grassroots Organizer, Legislative, Media, Research in Basic Science, Research in Quality of Life, Sports and three new categories: Military, International and Direct Provider.
In addition to the SCI Hall of Fame categories, nominations will be accepted for the 2008 NSCIA Emerging Leader Award for exceptional leadership qualities in a local or regional capacity toward the improvement of opportunities or quality of life for persons living with SCI. This award was introduced in 2006 and has been awarded to Cody Unser, founder of the Cody Unser First Step Foundation, and Chris Skinner Skin·ner , B(urrhus) F(rederick) 1904-1990.
American psychologist. A leading behaviorist, Skinner influenced the fields of psychology and education with his theories of stimulus-response behavior. , founder of the Chris Skinner Organization.
To learn more about opportunities to be involved with the SCI Hall of Fame process and this year's event, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For information on sponsorships, or to explore corporate or organizational partnership opportunities, contact email@example.com.
The mission of The National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA) is to enable people with spinal cord injury and disease (SCI/D) to achieve their highest level of independence, health, and quality of life. NSCIA actively advocates for best practices and public policies that proactively affect people with SCI/D, their families and service providers. The Association conducts public policy initiatives through its local chapters and at the national level and actively collaborates with other national organizations on issues of mutual concern.
Visit www.spinalcord.org or call (800) 962-9629.