Hydrocephalus Awareness Month | #HAM2021

Graphics and photos are important on social media. They make your social media posts more attractive and interesting, and increase the chances that your followers will like and share your post.

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Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of the Hydrocephalus Association that all grants and services provided by the Association are made available without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, age (over 18), veteran status, gender, or any other legally protected classification. Qualified applicants for employment by…

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Ralph Kistler Research Internship

Duration: June – August 2021 Location: Remote or Local (Bethesda, MD) Work hours: M-F, 9:00 – 5:00 pm ET Stipend: $2,500 Application deadline: March 26, 2021 Ralph Kistler Research Internship The Hydrocephalus Association seeks applicants for the Ralph Kistler Research Internship. The internship is for undergraduate college students who are interested in the sciences, public…

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Financial Disclosures

The Hydrocephalus Association discloses the financial support it receives from all sponsors. The following disclosure information includes the total amount of support received from each corporate sponsor in 2020. The specific amounts are: Codman Specialty Surgical/Integra: $110,000 Medtronic: $135,000 Aesculap Neurosurgery: $45,000 CeraVasc LLC: $15,000 Longeviti: $40,000 Rudi Schulte Research Institute: $25,000 Dell Children’s Medical…

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Annual Reports and Financials

The Hydrocephalus Association is a donor-funded, 501(c)(3) nonprofit that is fully accredited by the Better Business Bureau’s (BBB) Wise Giving Alliance Program for meeting all 20 BBB Charity Standards. We also earned high marks from Guidestar, Charity Navigator and other charity watchdog groups for our program efficiency, public accountability and cost effectiveness. View our past…

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20 Powerful Facts About Hydrocephalus

Use our hydrocephalus facts and stats to educate your friends, family, and social followers. Together, we can build public awareness about this condition!   1. Hydrocephalus is a life-threatening condition that affects approximately 1 million Americans. 2. Anyone, at any age, can develop hydrocephalus. 3. One out of every 770 babies will develop hydrocephalus, making…

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Annual Membership Campaign

Roadmap to a Cure is our commitment to invest $20 million by 2020 to accelerate hydrocephalus research, expand patient support services and raise public awareness about hydrocephalus.

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Stand and Deliver

Afraid or embarrassed to let others know you have hydrocephalus? Madeleine Darowiche shares her experience of telling her high school classmates about living with hydrocephalus.

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A Mother’s Love

A Mother’s Love, Andrea By Alexandrea, diagnosed at 6 weeks (who is non-verbal) written by Jenifer How do you say thank you to your mother for everything that she has done for you when you can’t speak? How do you say thank you to your mother who has given up so much for you and…

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A Mom and Aunt

The Magic of a Mom and an Aunt Stacey, diagnosed at 25 years old It is amazing what people are capable of and it is in times of hardships and struggles that people can really show how much they truly care. My mother and her sister, my aunt, are the best caregivers anyone could ask…

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