Michigan Writer Pens Children’s Books Inspired by HydroWarrior

February 11, 2021

After seeing the way his friend’s son Josh bravely dealt with his hydrocephalus, Joseph Gray was inspired to write two children’s books featuring the adventures and abilities of children. He hopes the books will raise awareness about hydrocephalus and foster acceptance of all kids.

2020 Innovator Award Series: Get to Know Dr. Stavros Taraviras

February 8, 2021
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Learn about Dr. Stavros Taraviras, one of four scientists who received a Hydrocephalus Association 2020 Innovator Award. Dr. Taraviras is working to turn scar tissue back into ependymal cells as a novel therapeutic strategy for hydrocephalus.

Balancing Work, School, and Hydrocephalus

January 28, 2021

In this blog, Carly shares the important takeaways about what it means to balance parts of your life along with hydrocephalus.

Thriving with NPH – Dorothy Sorlie’s Story

January 25, 2021
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Dorothy’s goal is to help others find an accurate NPH diagnosis and treatment to avoid what she, and so many, have experienced.

Thriving with NPH – Gary Chaffee’s Story

January 21, 2021
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Gary has been living with NPH for over 40 years. He hopes the information he offers is helpful to someone that is just learning about the condition.

Thriving with NPH – Trish Bogucki’s Story

January 20, 2021
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Trish was diagnosed with NPH and had shunt surgery. Thanks to that and several kinds of therapy, Trish is now back to doing what she loves.

The Benefits of Informing Your Child’s School about Their Hydrocephalus

January 20, 2021
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Informing your child’s school about hydrocephalus is important. Read these tips to ensure that you’re prepared when talking to the school about your child’s condition.

Get on the Right Career Track

January 20, 2021
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When choosing a career, college major, or educational program, it’s important to take the time to explore your options.

Making Your Work Environment Work For You 

January 19, 2021
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Individuals with hydrocephalus can succeed at work despite their condition. Learn how to make your work environment work for you.

The Hydrocephalus Scoop on Capitol Hill December 2020

December 17, 2020

October and November have been a super busy time for all three branches of government (Executive, Legislative and Judicial). Here’s our latest summary of what’s been happening on Capitol Hill.

The Use of Lumboperitoneal Shunts in iNPH Patients

December 15, 2020
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In the United States, the standard treatment for idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH) patients is a ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS). But a new study explores the effectiveness of lumboperitoneal shunts (LPS), which have also been shown to improve iNPH symptoms and are widely used in Japan.

Diana Gray Named Chair of National Health Council Board

December 8, 2020

Diana Gray, HA President and CEO, was named Chairperson of the National Health Council (NHC) Board of Directors for 2021. She was elected to the role at the NHC’s annual membership meeting this week.