October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month

Our Priorities

The mission of the Spina Bifida Association is to promote the prevention of Spina Bifida and enhance the lives of all affected through research, advocacy, education, and support.

Education

We offer in-person and online education programs featuring medical experts, parents, and adults with Spina Bifida.

Advocacy

We advocate for funding of Spina Bifida Programs at the CDC, disability rights, and affordable accessible health care.

Research

Guidelines for the Care of People with Spina Bifida provide evidence-based guidance on caring for Spina Bifida.

Support

Our National Resource Center provides referrals and resources, responding to inquires in Spanish and English.

The Latest

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Erica Comparin: Harper’s Determination

Three days before Mother’s Day in 2016 our baby girl was diagnosed with Spina Bifida

- Erica Comparin, Mother to Harper

Support the local and national Spina Bifida community

Sign up for a Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida near you

Find a Walk-N-Roll

Find support in your community

We have Chapters across the country ready to provide education, networking, social events, and more.

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