Were pleased to announce the 2020 Hydrocephalus Association Scholarship Award Recipients. HA’s scholarship program was established in 1994 to provide financial assistance to capable and promising teens, young adults, and adults who live with the ongoing challenges and complexities of hydrocephalus.
I spent six days and five nights as a counselor at Camp Head Strong, the very first camp for kids with hydrocephalus. This was the second year of the camp, and judging by everyone’s excitement, I think it was the most successful camp of all!
Miss the 15th National Conference on Hydrocephalus, HA CONNECT? Recordings of the 19 live streamed sessions are now available! Register as a virtual attendee for $20 to access the 19 recordings!
Please join the Hydrocephalus Association and Dr. Kristopher Kahle, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics at Yale School of Medicine, to learn about the new results from his research on genetic causes of congenital (developmental) hydrocephalus.
Brain surgery should not be the only treatment option for the over 1 million Americans living with hydrocephalus. Join the Hydrocephalus Association is standing up to say #NOMOREBS – #NOMOREBRAINSURGERIES – with our national awareness campaign.
Due to the great number of conference attendees already registered for HA CONNECT this year, hotel rooms at the conference hotel are now completely sold out.
The 15th National Conference on Hydrocephalus, HACONNECT, takes place June 28-30, 2018 in Orange County, California. Join us! Here are tips to help make it affordable.
The Hydrocephalus Association is pleased to announce a financial aid program for the 15th National Conference on Hydrocephalus which will be held in Orange County, California June 28-30, 2018.
The Hydrocephalus Association staff and the program planning committee are happy to announce the release of our conference agenda for the 15th National Conference on Hydrocephalus, HACONNECT!
Patient and charitable groups are fighting on many fronts to make necessary changes to the Tax Reform bill. Learn about the issues that impact our community and take action today!
The Boozle Bears were fun to help make, and I hope they help children understand their condition, as well as raise money for the research I will one day be conducting!
For those that are traveling we hope you will take a couple days to explore this wonderful host city for our conference and enjoy the world-famous theme parks and, stunning beaches, designer shopping, delightful fairs and so much more.
The Hydrocephalus Association’s annual Vision Dinner highlights the advances in research that aims to prevent or minimize the development of hydrocephalus after a brain bleed.
HA is pleased to announce some of the brightest minds in the field who are generously offering their time, expertise and talent in planning the 15th National Conference on Hydrocephalus
Housing is open for the National Conference on Hydrocephalus which will take place on June 28-30, 2018 at the Renaissance Newport Beach in Orange County, California. Book your hotel!
A recent study expands these results to posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus in premature infants. Please take a moment to read more about this important research.
Nominate a dedicated Neuroscience Nurse with demonstrated excellence in neurosurgery, specifically with hydrocephalus, for the Mary Decker Mentorship Award!
Sarah has a passion for improving her and other’s sleep quality. Having suffered from sleep deprivation and feeling the effects across her entire life, she realized the importance of optimizing her sleep.
The day I was told you had hydrocephalus my heart felt like it was breaking, not because I felt there was anything wrong with you, but because I was afraid you would have to endure pain.
Fiona kicks off a new blog series with words of advice and tips for those entering college next year. Join the blog series and be a part of the conversation!
By filling out our online surveys, participating in the clinical research networks, and making donations, we are moving hydrocephalus research forward!
Summit unites a range of stakeholders to begin development of an action plan to create a system for transitional care for young adults with hydrocephalus.
The Dr. Seuss books and wooden “choo-choo” train in the waiting room were clear indicators that it was time for me to transition to a physician that treated adults.
Ever aspired to run a half or full marathon? Ever thought of running in honor of your loved one living with hydrocephalus? Do you have hydrocephalus and love to run?
Elizabeth, a Teens Take Charge guest blogger, shares how making a video about her journey with hydrocephalus has impacted her life and helped others.
Four. That is how many different hospitals I visited trying to transition from a pediatric to an adult neurosurgery program in the midst of a shunt malfunction.
The HA Transition Summit will discuss ways of improving the transition from pediatric to adult-centered medical care for patients with hydrocephalus.