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.

Falmouth Road Race has been run but donations are still being accepted! Thank you to all who participated and sponsored a runner!

Latest News

Power wheelchair comparisons

In the market for a power wheelchair? Here's the first thing you need to know: one size does not fit all. There are lots of choices to make in order to get the right chair ...

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Card that explains sepsis could save your life

In order to help you be as aware as possible about sepsis, and to help your doctor to understand your susceptibility to the condition, the Christopher & Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) has developed ...

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Wheelchair Ballroom Dancer Elaina

This is such an inspirational story of a young girls journey to become a wheelchair ballroom dancer! It is worth watching!

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EPCI LGBTQ Group for Youth with Disabilities

EPIC is starting an LGBTQ Youth Group specifically for youth with disabilities. This will be a youth-lead, adult-supported group to ensure that LGBTQ youth with disabilities have the opportunity to receive support, education and advocacy ...

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Cinemability: Jenni Takes on Hollywood

A feature length film that is arguably the most comprehensive, up-to-date documentary account of the portrayal of people with disabilities. Read the article now!

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New England Spina Bifida Conference

Mark your calendars! Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Radisson Hotel in Nashua, NH. Registration is now open!  This is a conference for Families, Individuals, Health Care Professionals and Educators. Friday Evening Social New topics and presenters Kid's Camp Exhibition ...

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Spina Bifida Health Care Program

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Spina Bifida Health Care Benefits Program covers most health care services and supplies that are medically or psychologically necessary. The VA can also reimburse expenses for travel to and ...

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Videos from IF's 25th International Conference on Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus GENErating Changes in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Opening ceremony, lectures and speeches can be viewed through IF's YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/IFglobalorg

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The 10 Best Social Sites for Friends with Spina Bifida

If you have Spina Bifida, or love someone who does, we hope you’ll enjoy this list of the 10 Best Social Sites for Friends With Spina Bifida, courtesy of SaveMyMedicalSupplies.org.

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Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Support Needed in Pakistan

Read more about the support needed in Pakistan for SB and Hydrocephalus.

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Thank you DCU for Kids

THANK YOU to Digital Federal Credit Union  - DCU for Kids For their recent grant to support the “Get Active “ Initiative Watch this site for upcoming adaptive recreation and sports events to be scheduled this summer!

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Travel by Wheelchair

Check out the new Blog! Travel by Wheelchair is not just travel info but also includes general interest pieces to the physically-challenged population, whether they be slow-walkers or in wheelchairs. Visit www.travelbywheelchair.com today!

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Team IMPACT unites local kids and colleges

Fifteen-year-old Marianne Mahoney is something of a secret weapon for the Northeastern University women’s ice hockey team. The Newton teen has the congenital disorder spina bifida, and is in a wheelchair, and she’s ever present at ...

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Annual Benefits Program Update

The SBAGNE Board is pleased to announce that Annual Financial Benefit Program is available for 2014 for Qualified Applicants. Applications are currently being accepted. Please visit the Benefits Page for applications and more information.

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Falmouth Race run but donations still being accepted!


The Falmouth Road Race has been run and was a great success! Thank you!

If you didn’t get a chance to sponsor a runner, there’s still time. Click the button below to donate today!

Walk-N-Roll 2014

walk-n-roll-logo_resizedThe 2014 Walk-N-Roll is over but there’s still time to donate!

Support a team now! Visit walknrollsbagreaterne.org.








Falmouth Road Race Info!

The 42nd Annual Falmouth Road Race has been run but donations are still being accepted. Support your favorite runner and SBAGNE today!

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

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