• 3rd Annual SBHAC Golf Classic 2016 – Thank you!


World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day

October 25, 2016 ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE FOR ALL! #WSBHD Today is the 5th World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day! The aim of the World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day is to raise awareness and understanding and to advocate and promote the rights of persons with these conditions. Does your association plan to organise some activities… Read More


Research Applications 2016 (deadline Jan. 31, 2017)

The Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association of Canada (SBHAC) would like to invite medical professionals and researchers to apply for a Research Grant based on a project that address the medical issues and treatment of those affected by spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus. We are now accepting applications for larger and possibly multi-year projects that cover… Read More

3rd Annual SBHAC Golf Classic 2016 – Thank you!

3rd Annual SBHAC Golf Classic 2016 – Thank you!

Many THANKS to the participants and sponsors who took part in the 3rd Annual SBHAC  Golf Classic at Kingswood Golf and Country Club on September 17, 2016. The day started  cool and brisk but turned out warm and sunny. A great day of golf ended with an  excellent meal and prize presentation. Congratulations to Best… Read More


Research Reports for 2016

Obesity is a global health concern. Children and youth with disabilities have high rates of obesity, which can affect both their physical health and quality of life. Children with spina bifida are at higher risk of developing overweight or obesity for a number of reasons, but weight management is not often talked about in spina bifida clinics. … Read More


New study on sexuality for adults with spina bifida

If you are 18 or older with spina bifida, we want to hear from you! Researchers at Indiana University are interested in learning about your sexual health and experiences with spina bifida. Participate whether or not you ever had sex. It takes only 15-20 minutes!… Read More

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Since its inception in 1981, we have been working on behalf of people with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus and their families.

Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Canada is a federation of 13 organizations working collectively on behalf of people with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus.

Our volunteer national board of directors is comprised of representatives from member associations across the country.

Please contact us if you would like more information.