Hydrocephalus Canada

WHAT IS HYDROCEPHALUS CANADA AND WHAT HAPPENED TO SB&H?

In November of 2017 the Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario (SB&H) began a process of change. We became Hydrocephalus Canada (HC), 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.

 

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Meet our April TGIF LOTTERY CALENDAR artist
LUCAS FERREIRA from Mississauga

 

 

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

I did it for school. It show that I love the world. 

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

I live the world and the colours. 

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

I’m so happy to show it to everyone 

4. What are your hobbies and interests?

I love Music, baseball, hockey and my video games

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

A Superhero!

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