Hydrocephalus Canada

Programs & Services

Green Shield Canada Donates $20,000 to Adult Transition Program for Youth with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus

(TORONTO, ON): A generous $20,000 donation from Green Shield Canada's Community Giving Program has been instrumental in launching the new Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario (SB&H) Getting You There program to help vulnerable teens and young adults with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus (sb/h) successfully transition to adulthood.

Bureaucracy frustrates frugal grandmother

Getting funding assistance for incontinence supplies in Ontario is not cut and dry; neither is keeping it.

Study needs participants! "The Economic & Mental Burden of Neural Tube Defects in Canada"

The purpose of the study is  to obtain information from individuals with spina bifida on the impact of symptoms of this condition on everyday life.

Ontario Accessibility Standards for Customer Service Come Into Effect January 1, 2012

Disability impacts the lives of many Ontarians, and the number of people with disabilities is increasing.

James Rutley Grand Memorial Fund at the Toronto Community Foundation Supports SB&H

Thank you to the James Rutley Grand Memorial Fund at the Toronto Community Foundation for their donation of $7,500 to SB&H!

Holland Bloorview Launches New Online Family Resource Centre

The Family Resource Centre at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital provides information and support to parents of children with disabilities.

Can't get to the polls? You can vote by Special ballot!

For the first time in a provincial election in Ontario, voters can apply in advance for a mail-in ballot and vote anytime over the election period.

Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada Donates $11,400 for Books for Children & Youth with Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus

Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada (RMHC) has donated $11,400 to SB&H to provide free books to young people with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus through the SB&H Kidz and Youth Book Club.

Spinach Gets a Folic Acid Boost

Folic-acid levels in store-bought spinach as much as double after nine days under fluorescent lighting, according to new research highlighted in the January 2011 issue of Reader’s Digest.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for Child Participation Study

What will the researchers be doing?
As a participant in this study, they will show your child pictures of children doing different activities and ask your child if they participate in the activities in the pictures. The researchers will then ask your child why they participate in the activities they do, and why they do not participate in other activities.

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