On World Mental Health Day, October 10, the International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (IF) called for integrated care for people with complex disabilities. Today, IF joins the celebration of World Mental Health Day by launching our animation “Reclaiming my health”, on the importance of mental health and well-being of people living with complex… Read More


A big THANK YOU to UNIFOR for hosting another successful tournament in support of the Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada. The  4th Charity Golf Classic in support of SBHAC was held on June 2, 2017 in Milton, ON. Thanks to the support of all the UNIFOR staff, members, volunteers and sponsors the tournament raised… Read More


green grass outdoors

Location:   Camp HeHoHa on Lake Isle Dates:  July 27-30, 2017 Camp Freedom was founded in 2000 and they will be hosting their 18th annual camp this in 2017. Each year, they host between 24 and 28 campers with varying degrees of mobility impairment and learning disabilities. The camp is facilitated exclusively by 16 qualified volunteers… Read More


Effective February 1, 2017, the Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada will be moving to our new office space.… Read More


Virtual Tree Campaign

Virtual Tree Campaign launch – November 15, 2016 In the spirit of the holiday season, we ask for your support by placing a Star, Gift  or Light on our virtual tree! Your donation helps us continue to do good work in  communities across Canada. While the main focus of the national office is on  education… Read More


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