Making Life Happen: Living Life with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus

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October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month and today is the first World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day sponsored by the International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (IF) and supported by the European Parliament. Individuals within our community live their lives with both spina bifida and hydrocephalus. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) define spina bifida (SB) as a neural tube defect (a disorder involving incomplete developmentof the brain, spinal cord, and/or their protective coverings) caused by the failure (more…)

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