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


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


The current and past winners of the Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada bursary are: Emma S. from Calgary, Alberta Paige G. from Kamloops, British Columbia. Morgan C. from Edmonton, Alberta. Matthew V. from Sherwood Park, Alberta. Hannah R. from Prince Rupert, British Columbia. Bradley R. from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Katie W. from Surrey,… Read More


Latex is a natural product made from the milky sap of the rubber tree (Heavea Brasillienus). Its durability, flexibility and low manufacturing costs has made latex a popular material. A latex allergy is a reaction to products made from natural rubber latex. the reactive is proteins originating from the rubber tree and present in products… 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


An environmental scan of weight assessment and management practices in paediatric spina bifida clinics across Canada. Dr. McPherson. PDF. Two year project was on reducing complications associated with endoscopic third ventriculostomy through simulation based training. Dr. Haji. PDF.… Read More