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...

Recap of the SB Clinical Care Conference
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Recap of the SB Clinical Care Conference

SBCC Executive Director, Rhonda Morrison, MSW, and Program Manager, Diane Burns, joined medical and research staff from Cincinnati Children’s in Chicago this past weekend at the first annual Spina Bifida Clinical Care Conference, hosted by the Spina Bifida Association in partnership with Lurie Children’s Hospital. Approximately 150 health care providers and spina bifida support organization...

Transition Bootcamp Booster Sessions
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Transition Bootcamp Booster Sessions

Transition Bootcamp Booster Sessions are intended to provide information on the transition from school to adult life for youth with disabilities. Families, individuals with disabilities, educators, and other professionals are invited to attend these sessions at no charge. Session 4: SSI/SSDI Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Location: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Office Building (MOB)...

Post-Secondary Scholarships
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Post-Secondary Scholarships

Now that high school seniors have graduated and plans are being made for what comes next, it’s time to apply for post-secondary scholarships. SBCC offers up to $2000 over a lifetime to help pay for books, fees, living accommodations, and other costs associated with attending any post-secondary education program. University, Trade School, Community College, and...

Spaulding Foundation
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Spaulding Foundation

  SB Empowerment Camp could not happen without the support of many, including the Spaulding Foundation and Summertime Kids Grant through the Greater Cincinnati Foundation whose financial support keep the registration fee affordable for all of our campers and allowed us to hire dedicated nurses for our campers.

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Thank You Golfers!

  Thank You to the 40 golfers who attended Swing ‘FORE’ Spina Bifida that was held on Sunday, March 10th.  It turned out to be a windy but fun afternoon.  Congratulations to the Winning Team of Dennis Albert, Dan Hartmann, and Paul Weeden.  A shout-out to Dale Foltz for being the “Closest to the Pin”.

Transition Bootcamp Booster Sessions
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Transition Bootcamp Booster Sessions

Transition Bootcamp Booster Sessions are intended to provide information on the transition from school to adult life for youth with disabilities. Families, individuals with disabilites, educators, and other professionals are invited to attend these sessions at no charge. IEP Preparation and Participation March 28, 2019 6:00 – 8:00 PM at 3430 Burnet Avenue, 5th Floor Conference...