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


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


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