Happy New Year
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Happy New Year

At SBCC, we are back in the office after the holidays, well rested and excited to take on this new year with replenished passion for our mission: to promote and empower all living with spina bifida in Greater Cincinnati. Each year we choose a theme to bring a fresh perspective to our work, and in 2020 we are focusing...

#SpinaBifidaAwarenessMonth
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#SpinaBifidaAwarenessMonth

October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month.  Each year at this time, we celebrate the lives of all men, women, and children living with spina bifida while increasing awareness by sharing stories and information with our families, community, and policy makers. This year, Stefanie Hengge is revealing the exemplary experiences of six people in our local...

Walk & Roll 2019
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Walk & Roll 2019

What an incredible day we had on Saturday, for the 19th annual Walk & Roll!  The weather was incredible (a little warm but with a nice breeze) and it was wonderful to see so many of our families, old and new.  Thank you to Hero Strong (Batman and Batgirl) for coming out to add some smiles...

The Game of Life – CRC Program
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The Game of Life – CRC Program

Acquiring the hands-on skills needed for maximum independence is a process. It takes years of practice, adding new skills as others are mastered. Do you want to increase your teen or young adult’s ability to do more for themselves? Cincinnati Recreation Commission Division of Therapeutic Recreation is offering a brand new program, The Game of Life. This program...

Walk & Roll 2019
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Walk & Roll 2019

We are just 12 days away from the 2019 Walk & Roll and to date have raised $38,909 toward our goal of $80,000. Thank you to all who have donated to date. Don’t forget there is still time to register and begin fundraising to help us achieve our goal! A BIG THANK YOU to our sponsors Encore Technologies, Greater...

Care Connections
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Care Connections

Learn about resources within the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s, including therapy options. Major community supports and services will also be reviewed.   Who: Parents / caregivers of children with developmental disabilities. (This class is for adults only – no childcare will be provided) When: Monday, September 16th, 2019 Time: 9:30AM-11:30AM...

Newest Board Member
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Newest Board Member

We are pleased to announce the addition of Jennifer Ketchmark to our SBCC Board of Directors. Jennifer is the morning meteorologist for 9 On Your Side in Cincinnati. Outside of her passion for the weather, she loves to get immersed in the community through visits to area schools to talk about the weather, walking, biking...

CRC Therapeutic Recreation Fall/Winter Programs
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CRC Therapeutic Recreation Fall/Winter Programs

The Cincinnati Recreation Commission’s (CRC) Division of Therapeutic Recreation has released their Fall and Winter Program Guide. The Division of Therapeutic Recreation offers leisure services for individuals with disabilities. The services promote healthy lifestyles and provide opportunities to participate in high-quality recreational, social, and cultural experiences in the community, and at their recreation facilities. Whether you like to...

Cincinnati’s First Open Fetal Surgery
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Cincinnati’s First Open Fetal Surgery

by: Stefanie Hengge and Foong-Yen Lim, MD In February of 2011, Sherri Davis received a phone call that no expectant parent is prepared for.  Blood test results showed that at 18 weeks gestation, her son tested positive for spina bifida. What followed was a flurry of additional tests and discussions on Sherri’s qualifications for fetal...

Encore Technologies – Corporate Sponsor
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Encore Technologies – Corporate Sponsor

Information technology support provider, Encore Technologies, has signed on as the first corporate sponsor of the Spina Bifida Coalition of Cincinnati! Being a corporate sponsor entails not only providing financial support as Title Sponsor for the annual Walk & Roll, but also sponsoring our Holiday Party and the spring fundraiser, Swing 4 Spina Bifida.  John Burns, founder and CEO...