Many Thanks to The Hagkull Family of Chilliwack for their continued support of our pop tab program. They recently sent us $305.10 for pop tabs that they had collected on our behalf. 

World Folic Awareness Week

  Jan 6 to 12 , 2020

World Folic Acid Awareness Week (Monday 6th - Sunday 12th January 2020) is the annual rallying point for growing global awareness of the importance of Folic Acid in the prevention of Neural Tube Birth Defects (NTDs). This year marks the 4th anniversary of this global event initiated by the International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (IF) in 2017.  


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is A FREE online tool that families and people with disabilities can use to create a beautiful and personalized information booklet for a loved one or for themselves.

  • Are you tired of constantly repeating your "story" to doctors, teachers, therapists, friends, and family?

  • Do you wish all your important information was in one document?

  • Do you wish you could share more than just the medical and diagnostic facts?

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SBHABC Board Meeting

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, @ 6:30 p.m. Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Board meeting


Wednesday, May 20, 2020, SBHABC AGM

Disabled Community Connection Network

Disabled Community Connection Network’s

next Session will be  

Thursday,Feb 20, 2020, from 4 p.m - 6p.m 

The session will be held at The North Shore Disability Resource Centre 3158 Mountain Highway, North Vancouver.

The topic for the session will be on

“Sport and Disability”


Nathan Shipley will be our guest speaker. Nathan learned at a young age to see the positive in his disability and learned quickly that he could do anything he puts his mind to. Nathan tried new activities such as horseback riding, skiing, and power soccer.  Nathan even enjoyed sailing at Jericho Beach in Vancouver. Through sport, Nathan found a sense of freedom.


Participate In Research       

Nov 20, 2019 Survey on Accessibility in Canada


KITE, which is the research arm of the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute is conducting on accessibility in Canada. The purpose of the study is to learn about the main barriers to accessibility that persons with a disability, older adults (65 years old or older) who do not have a disability, and caregivers for persons with a disability encounter in Canada.

Click Here to learn how you can be involved.



Dr. Mortenson and his research team from the University of British Columbia are looking for volunteers to participate in a study prioritizing technological solutions for people with disabilities and their caregivers.

Click Here to learn how you can be involved.


Our Sincere Thanks to Dean Chernoff, Becky, Harmony Ward Loop, Crystal Carroll and Amanda L for hosting Facebook fundraisers on their birthdays. Many Thanks to their friends and family who gave a donation to us on their behalf.

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