World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day

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

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3rd Annual SBHAC Golf Classic 2016 – Thank you!

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

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Research Reports for 2016

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

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New study on sexuality for adults with spina bifida

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

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3rd Annual SBHAC Charity Golf Tournament

September 17, 2016 at Kingswood Golf & Country Club, LaSalle, Manitoba.… Read More

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3rd Annual Ontario Region Golf Classic

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

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Research Funding Announcement

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

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Thank you to our sponsors for the 3rd annual Bud, Spud and Steak Fundraiser

  SBHAC’s 3rd Annual Bud Spud and Steak was held on April 23, 2016, and was a huge success. Almost $16,000 was raised through event ticket sales, a 50/50 draw and an incredible silent auction. We would like to express a heartfelt Thank You to our fabulous RBC volunteers who worked so hard at the… Read More

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Reminder – National Bursary Program – Deadline May 17, 2017

Reminder:  Deadline date for Bursary applications is May 17, 2017 at 5:00 pm CST. Review the guidelines and download the application.… Read More

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