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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" ...
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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 Room Speakers:  Sharen Rieke, Ed. D & Megan Horstmeier, MEd  Register Online:  https://conta.cc/2XgZvVl Educational, Training & Vocational Options after High School April 15, 2019 6:00 - 8:00 PM at 3430 Burnet Avenue, 5th Floor Conference Room Speakers:  Jenn Radt, UC Clemont Campus, Jennifer Bonenfant, OOD Register Online:  https://bit.ly/2BEMVWD ...
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Congratulations Isabella Burton

“Fall down seven times, stand up eight” is a motto 19 year-old Isabella Burton lives by. Isabella, a student at the University of Cincinnati’s Clermont campus, is pursuing a degree in social work and was recently named Ms. Wheelchair Ohio. She also has spina bifida. Isabella walked until age 13, when a series of back surgeries prompted her to begin using a wheelchair the majority of the time. This transition was emotionally taxing at first, but her determined spirit helped her to see the benefits, such as eliminating back pain. Emotions aside, an additional stressor that wheelchair users face is ...
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Bunco for Bifida 2019

Bunco for Bifida is an evening of food, games, and networking just for women. The party starts at 4:30pm at the Columbia Center in Columbia Tusculum with margaritas, mexican-themed treats, and other refreshments. The cost is $25/person. We encourage all of you women to fill a table of four with your moms, sisters, friends, and neighbors to join in the friendly competition. Never played Bunco? No worries, there is no skill involved in the game and it takes just a few rolls of the dice to catch on to the rules. It is a super-fun way to meet new people, as you quickly change partners and tables. Space is limited, so get ...
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Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

March is the month when we create awareness about all developmental disabilities, including spina bifida, to teach the importance of inclusion within every aspect of life, and share the stories of individuals with a disability to show that a successful life is possible! The Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council has chosen Supports Matter as the theme for 2019. Visit the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council Web site to learn more ...
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