SBA supports the needs of all segments of the community impacted by Spina Bifida. SBA's Journey: Creating Pathways to Independenceprogram was designed to support youth and young adults living with Spina Bifida in developing the best independent adult lifestyle possible.

Through Chapter-led course offerings and activities along with online interactive webinars in SB University®, Journey program participants receive valuable guidance and resources to help them navigate the challenges of adult life. The program includes a series of four modules designed to offer comprehensive support and helpful strategies:

  • Self-fulfillment
    - Task management and goal setting
    - Success in college and beyond
  • Self-sustainability
    - Personal money management & special needs trusts
    - Job searching tips and resume writing
    - Healthy adaptable home environment maintenance
  • Health and Self-management
    - Access to care and social support services
    - Self-help and self-advocacy
    - Assistive technology devices
  • Personal and Social Relationships
    - Healthy relationship building
    - Social media and networking

For more information on the Journey program, contact your local SB Chapter.