Hydrocephalus Canada


In November of 2017 the Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario (SB&H) began a process of change. We became Hydrocephalus Canada, after supporting families, individuals and healthcare professionals in Ontario for more than 40 years as The Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario.

Hydrocephalus Canada incorporates the Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario (SB&H). As Hydrocephalus Canada, the new association continues to offer the same valued programs and services that the Ontario community relies upon. But more than that, we are expanding our mandate to include the growing number of people across Canada living with hydrocephalus and Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus.

This national expansion will strengthen the growing community of people living with hydrocephalus and enable us to better support advances in treatment for hydrocephalus and related neurological conditions such as spina bifida, the sharing of education and knowledge, and standards of care. Our mission is to offer strength and support for people living with hydrocephalus and related neurological conditions, and to contribute to awareness and research. At the same time, we will work to find a cure.

The new association will build on the legacy of SB&H in Ontario and use our experience, knowledge and drive to outreach, offer useful information and support for members, and share relevant research and treatment news across medical communities, academia, associations, and industry partners, provincially, nationally and globally.






Meet our February artist, Emily Beauchamp from Amherstburg:


1. How did you come up with the idea for this drawing that is included inside the calendar. 

I like to color/draw because it relaxes me.



2. Why do you like drawing/painting or taking pictures?

I thought it was a good picture for the calendar because it has lots of color & I love flowers.



3. How did you feel when you heard your artwork was selected for the TGIF Calendar?

I felt happy & proud to hear my artwork was chosen for this year's calendar.



4. How has the Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario assisted you and/or your family?

I love to bake, do crafts, color in my adult coloring books, playing games on my ipad & listening to music. I also enjoy swimming & to FaceTime my BFF. 



5. What do you want to be when you grow up?

When I grow up i want to be a computer programmer. 


Applications for the 2018 Dr. E. Bruce Hendrick Scholarship Program are available now for individuals with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus. SB&H HAS A NEW MAILING ADRESS!
The 2018 Luciana Spring Mascarin Bursary Program application is available now for individuals with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus who are residents of the Windsor-Essex and Chat...
Hydrocephalus Canada offers a caring community for people affected by hydrocephalus and/or spina bifida through support, education and awareness, advocacy and research. Our programs and services are f...
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You can download PDF versions of ALL of the brochures produced and distributed by the Hydrocephalus Canada including the new Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus brochure from this page. Simply click on the...
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On this page you will find links to articles from Current Magazine on a wide variety of topics. They are samples of what you can read in every issue of CURRENT for FREE if you decide to join SB&H....
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