Hydrocephalus is relentless.
So are we.

Although I deal with many challenges, I still have hope! Anything is possible, including a cure. We are Hydro Warriors!

— Genesis

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40-Mile Challenge

Ready to get moving for an amazing cause?

Our annual 40-Mile Challenge is officially here! For the entire month of April, you can walk or run at your own pace, and we'll be there every step of the way. This year, the 40-Mile Challenge is extra special because we are celebrating HA's 40th Anniversary - 40 Miles for 40 Years!

Let’s Navigate this together

Trusted resources to help you on your journey.


Recently Diagnosed?

Have you or a loved one recently been diagnosed with hydrocephalus?


Tools for Daily Life

Learn how to manage the day to day symptoms and challenges you might encounter on your journey with hydrocephalus.


Get Support

We're here to help! Find the support you need and talk to people who know what you're going through.

Driving Research Forward

Improving lives now and funding the breakthrough research of tomorrow.


$13.8 Million

Invested in research

$59.1 Million

Additional Federal Grants Awarded


Potential Drug Therapies

Make An Impact

We come together in so many ways — all of us driven by a passion to find a cure and improve the lives of those impacted by hydrocephalus. Whether you participate in a WALK to End Hydrocephalus or join our advocacy efforts, you’re making a difference!


Our community of patients and caregivers is there for you so you can connect, share life experiences, and find hope.


Researchers need input from people living with hydrocephalus in order to ask the right questions and develop treatments.


The best advocates are patients, family members, medical caregivers, and others who are directly affected by the condition.


Raise awareness about hydrocephalus and look great doing it!

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When you're ready, let's take the next step together. Stay informed with our monthly newsletter! We'll share inspiring stories, and information about our programs, events, and research.