Transition to Adulthood Study
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Transition to Adulthood Study

Cincinnati Children’s is conducting a research study in partnership with the Spina Bifida Coalition of Cincinnati to learn more about the difficulties and supports that impact individuals with spina bifida who are transitioning from pediatric to adult care. Teens with spina bifida at least 14 years old, adults with spina bifida, and their caregivers may be...

Walk & Roll 2021 – Thank You!
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Walk & Roll 2021 – Thank You!

Envision your best self… and each of you did just that! Teams walked throughout Greater Cincinnati, Dayton, and West Virginia all in support of SBCC and raised approximately $62,000, with donations still coming in.  Just a reminder, if your company matches funds that you have donated to SBCC, please submit that request as those funds will be...

Welcome Alexis Allen to SBCC Staff
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Welcome Alexis Allen to SBCC Staff

SBCC is happy to announce that we have hired Alexis Allen as a Communications Assistant. Alexis will be working 5 hours a week providing support to Rhonda and Diane with social media posts, the bi-weekly E-News, the Spina Bifida Awareness Month campaign, and other communication duties. As a self-advocate with spina bifida, providing input on...

SBCC Welcomes Eastern Ohio and West Virginia
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SBCC Welcomes Eastern Ohio and West Virginia

The mission of SBCC is to Empower those living with spina bifida to achieve their maximum potential. Starting as a grassroots organization in 1972, SBCC has been providing education, connection, support, and advocacy for nearly 50 years for people with spina bifida and their families in seventeen counties of southern Ohio, northern Kentucky, and southeastern...

Walk & Roll 2021
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Walk & Roll 2021

We are always grateful for the sponsors of our annual Walk & Roll, especially those who have faithfully returned year after year. BUT we are always looking to add new businesses to support our programs and services. Do you own a business or know someone who may be interested in becoming a sponsor of our Walk & Roll? ...

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Grant
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Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Grant

We are excited to announce that SBCC has been awarded a Tier 1 – Quality of Life Grant in the amount of $14,771.00 to be used for our 2021 Empowerment Camps. Funds from this grant will provide opportunities for individuals living with spina bifida aged 8 -100, their siblings and parents/caregivers to enjoy a day of...

Supported Decision Making
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Supported Decision Making

There are several options for making legal and life-changing decisions with your child once they reach the legal age of 18. One avenue growing in popularity amongst families who have a child with developmental disabilities is Supported Decision Making. Supported Decision Making is often defined as supports and services that help an adult with a disability make his or her own decisions by...

Walk & Roll 2021
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Walk & Roll 2021

The planning committee has met and the decision was made for the Walk & Roll to be a HYBRID event this year.  What does that mean?  You will have a choice of how you wish to participate: In-Person (Plan A) or Virtual (Plan B) with the understanding that if there is a change in the status...

Research News
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Research News

We are excited to announce that SBCC and The Center for Spina Bifida (SB Clinic) have been awarded two grants to further our research focusing on transition to adulthood that we began in 2018. The Jack Rubinstein Foundation for Developmental Disabilities awarded our partnership a grant in the amount of $50,000; we were also awarded a...

Looking Forward in 2021
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Looking Forward in 2021

We survived 2020 and are heading into 2021 with hope!  As you are aware, since March Of 2020 Rhonda and Diane have been working remotely while continuing to provide services. Programming has been virtual including our annual Walk & Roll and holiday parties. While we certainly expect to resume in-person programming in 2021, we also...