What’s Happening

2024 Transition Expo in Northeast Ohio

Are you or a loved one with a disability transitioning to adulthood? The Transition Expo in Cleveland is for you! Exhibitors will focus on topics such as employment, recreation, independence, and much more! WHO: families, transition-aged youth with disabilities, caregivers and professionals in Northeast Ohio! WHEN: Saturday, April 27, 2024 9am-12pm WHERE: Independence Civic Center 6363 Selig Drive Independence, OH 44131 Registration is NOT required  Questions? Contact Wendy Spitz at 216-509-5015 or wendy@livespecial.com ...
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New Virtual Program

SBC is launching a new social/educational program that is accessible to all in our community. We invite you to join us for quarterly virtual Question, Answer, and Connection sessions open to all ages and family members across our entire service area. We have so much to learn from each other. The idea is that people will send in or post questions in advance of the scheduled Zoom meeting and we will arrange to have someone with expertise in the area on the call to answer your questions. All participants on the call are invited to share their experiences on topic, so an ...
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Exploring Weight Management with SBA

Have any health and fitness and weight loss goals for 2024? Join the National Spina Bifida Association on zoom at Ask the Expert: Exploring Weight Management and Weight-Related Behaviors Thursday, February 15, 2024 • 7 PM ET and Thursday, February 22, 2024 • 7 PM ET You have two opportunities in February to “ask” specific questions about all things related to nutrition, physical activity, and weight management for persons with Spina Bifida. You are welcome to register for one or both sessions. Don't forget to include your questions in the event registration form. The cost to attend each of these ...
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Thank You Maggie!

Maggie and her marvelous mini-cheesecakes have done it again!  As part of her efforts to support local non-profits, Maggie tallied her sales from the months of October, November, and December of 2023 and donated 20% of her sales PLUS all tips she received to The Spina Bifida Coalition. On Monday afternoon, Maggie presented a check for nearly $3000 to Rhonda and Diane! We are immensely grateful to Maggie and all who purchased cheesecakes to support SBC over the holidays.  If you haven’t yet sampled Maggie’s delicious cheesecakes, you can visit The Ken Anderson Alliance Just Brew coffee shop in Silverton to ...
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Teal On The Hill 2024

On February 25th - 27th, the entire Spina Bifida community will come together for two days of education and networking opportunities focused on Spina Bifida advocacy, research, and support. They meet virtually with Members of Congress to share Spina Bifida stories, experiences, and advocate for policies to improve the quality of life for everyone impacted by Spina Bifida. After learning about the "ask" from SBA and convening with others from their region, participants meet virtually with Members of Congress on the 27th to share Spina Bifida stories, experiences, and advocate for policies to improve the quality of life for everyone ...
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