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


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


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


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


3rd Annual Ontario Region Golf Classic – Solidarity Works! Union members and employers came together for the 3rd Annual Unifor Charity Golf Classic held in Milton, Ontario on June 4, 2016. Over the years union members from the former CEP and now Unifor union have raised an astounding $400,000 through golf tournaments held in support of… Read More


SBHAC is very pleased to announce that Dr. Nathalie Auger was the successful applicant to receive funding for her research project on Maternal early life risk factors for neural tube defects in Quebec. … Read More