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SBCC Welcomes Eastern Ohio and West Virginia

The mission of SBCC is to Empower those living with spina bifida to achieve their maximum potential. Starting as a grassroots organization in 1972, SBCC has been providing education, connection, support, and advocacy for nearly 50 years for people with spina bifida and their families in seventeen counties of southern Ohio, northern Kentucky, and southeastern Indiana. For the past 2 decades, we have significantly increased revenue, as a direct result of your participation in the Walk & Roll, which has allowed us to hire staff, expand services, qualify for grant funding, and participate in research. However, we knew that despite ...
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Walk & Roll 2021

We are always grateful for the sponsors of our annual Walk & Roll, especially those who have faithfully returned year after year. BUT we are always looking to add new businesses to support our programs and services. Do you own a business or know someone who may be interested in becoming a sponsor of our Walk & Roll?  Our sponsorships begin at an affordable $250 and provide many marketing opportunities for our sponsors.  If you are interested or know someone who may be, please reach out to Rhonda via email or phoning the office at 513-923-1378; we would love to hear from you. Our Quarter Raffle is ...
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Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Grant

We are excited to announce that SBCC has been awarded a Tier 1 – Quality of Life Grant in the amount of $14,771.00 to be used for our 2021 Empowerment Camps. Funds from this grant will provide opportunities for individuals living with spina bifida aged 8 -100, their siblings and parents/caregivers to enjoy a day of exploring, learning, interacting with their peers, and respite activities for parents/caregivers at Camp Joy. As a pillar of the Paralysis Resource Center, the Quality of Life Grants Program, pioneered by the late Dana Reeve, impacts and empowers people living with paralysis, their families and caregivers by providing ...
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Supported Decision Making

There are several options for making legal and life-changing decisions with your child once they reach the legal age of 18. One avenue growing in popularity amongst families who have a child with developmental disabilities is Supported Decision Making. Supported Decision Making is often defined as supports and services that help an adult with a disability make his or her own decisions by relying on trusted friends, family members, professionals, and others. To shed some light on this topic, Ohio Family to Family and UCCEDD are hosting a free, 2-part workshop "Supported Decision Making Options and Tools" to give families the information they need to use this method of decision making ...
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Walk & Roll 2021

The planning committee has met and the decision was made for the Walk & Roll to be a HYBRID event this year.  What does that mean?  You will have a choice of how you wish to participate: In-Person (Plan A) or Virtual (Plan B) with the understanding that if there is a change in the status of the COVID-19 pandemic the event may be entirely virtual. Our theme for this year’s Walk & Roll is "Envision Your Best Self”. Registration will open some time in June, and that date will be shared with you soon. In-Person (Plan A) event: Takes place ...
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