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


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


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


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


Never heard of NPH? Well, you’re not alone. NPH, or Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, is not a widely known medical condition and is sometimes identified as “old age problems,” or as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s. Yet over 375,000 Americans may be living with the disorder. It’s a condition where cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) – a clear fluid that… Read More