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Welcome to the Spina Bifida Association of Greater New England

We are a 501(c)3 organization working to support people with Spina Bifida as they reach for their goals and pursue a more fulfilling life. SBAGNE is a group of parents, adults with Spina Bifida, and dedicated professionals working together to support and encourage families and individuals throughout the Greater New England area. It is our goal to enrich the lives of those affected by Spina Bifida through education, parental support, social networking, advocacy and public awareness.



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2017 BEST Registration Now Open!

Register now for the 2017 BEST Event here.

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Andrew and his wife, Sarah Vacca

Welcome to the new Executive Director - Andrew Vacca

Welcome to Andrew Vacca, the new Executive Director of SBAGNE! Look for information on Andrew in the upcoming Summer Newsletter.

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ABLE Account

ABLE Accounts are tax-advantaged savings accounts for individuals with disabilities and their families. They are the result of the passage of the Stephen Beck Jr., Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014, better known as the ABLE Act. The beneficiary of the account is the owner, and income earned ...

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2017 Tour de South Shore Bike/Walk

EVENT: 2017 Tour de South Shore EVENT DATE: September 23, 2017 THE STORY: On October 16, 2015, an 18 week ultrasound of our baby boy revealed he had a major birth defect called Spina Bifida. Spina Bifida is when there is an incomplete closure of the spine and membranes around the spine. We quickly learned ...

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Axis Dance Company

The Axis Dance Company is devoted to changing to the face of Dance and Disability- challenging the idea of what, and who, dancers are. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwKEt8Q3_tQ  

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New England Regional Spina Bifida Conference - Cancelled

We are sorry to inform you that the Conference has been cancelled. For more information, please contact Andrew Vacca at avacca@SBAGreaterNE.org.

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Barrier Free Playgrounds

Looking for a barrier-free playground in Massachusetts? Look no further. Check out the listing here. Updated regularly.

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Life Hacks

Have you ever stuck a phone or iPod into a empty toilet paper roll to amplify the sound?  Or maybe you've used duct tape to open a jam jar?  If you have done either of these things (or a slew of other tricks) then you've made use of a life ...

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DIY Fundraising - Guidelines

A DIY event is a fundraising event organized and hosted by you in your community. Want to raise money for SBAGNE? Hold a DIY event. See the guidelines and ideas for your fundraiser.

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REquipment - Durable Medical Equipment

REquipment is a great way to obtain free, gently-used, durable medical equipment (DME) for use by individuals and families in Greater Boston and Central Massachusetts. You can search the inventory here. The latest news can be read online.

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2017 BEST Registration Now Open!

Register now for the 2017 BEST Event here.

New England Regional Spina Bifida Conference – Cancelled

We are sorry to inform you that the Conference has been cancelled. For more information, please contact Andrew Vacca at avacca@SBAGreaterNE.org.

Thank You Team SBAGNE (Falmouth Road Race)!

Thank you to 2017 TEAM SBAGNE participants in the  Falmouth Road Race. 16 individuals ran the August 20th race, raising over $43,000 in support of SBAGNE !

SBAGNE could not accomplish all that we do without the commitment of these amazing individuals and terrific athletes. THANK YOU!!!!


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Get Active Now!

SBAGNE and Waypoint Adventure are partnering for our new GET ACTIVE! program

Watch for new opportunities in 2017!

SBAGNE
219 East Main St.
Ste 100B
Milford, MA 01757
888-479-1900