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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.



Latest News

2014 Holiday Gift Guide for Individuals Living with Paralysis

Are you looking for the "perfect gift" for everyone on your holiday list? We can help. Check out our 2014 Gift Guide for Individuals Living with Paralysis. This year's Gift Guide has some fun, exciting, and useful ...

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Wheelchair Basketball Clinic

Come join us for the Wheelchair Basketball Clinic Saturday, December 27, 2014 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Who should attend? Individuals living with physical disabilities ages 10 – 18 Download the Information Flyer Now!

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Accessible Seas II Cruise

Royal Carribean Oasis of the Seas round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to Labadee, Falmouth (Jamaica) and Cozumel. September 26 - Oct 3, 2015. Open to all with physical disabilities including amputees, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, all ...

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Spaulding Adaptive Sports Centers (SASC) Fall and Winter Programs

The leaves are falling and winter is fast approaching, but this doesn't mean you need to be cooped up inside for the next six months! Spaulding Adaptive Sports Centers (SASC) will be offering our regular programming in Alpine ...

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The Bigger Picture on Disability Policies

Our grassroots action network UsersFirst is the frontline eyes and ears when it comes to our advocacy efforts. UsersFirst Manager Jenn Wolff shares her perspective on disability policies that are worth fighting for and what we hope ...

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Adaptive Sports New Egland

Join Us for the Fall 2014 Paralympic Experience For Youths and Adults who have visual or mobility impairments. 1:00 - 4:30 PM Sunday, November 16, 2014 Harvard University Athletic Complex For more information, visit: http://adaptivesportsne.org/event/new-england-paralympic-experience/

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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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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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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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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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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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Announcing the SBAGNE Circle of Strength

When you make a donation of $500 or more, you’re philanthropic giving plays a critical role in shaping the future of SBAGNE. By making a commitment at this level, you lead by example and support the Spina Bifida Community. Your gift of $500 or more sustains and strengthens the work of SBAGNE.
Please join and DONATE today.

Circle of Excellence
$10,000- $24,999

  • *Personalized Naming Opportunity
  • A unique, customized certificate recognizing your support
  • Invitation to be on SBAGNE Advisory Board
  • Name recognition on our Donor Wall
  • Name recognition on SBAGNE Annual Report
  • Subscription to SBAGNE Newsletter

Circle of Aspirations
$5000- $9999

  • A unique, customized certificate recognizing your support
  • Invitation to be on SBAGNE Advisory Board
  • Name recognition on our Donor Wall
  • Name recognition on SBAGNE Annual Report
  • Subscription to SBAGNE Newsletter

Circle of Opportunity
$2500 – $4999

  • Name recognition on SBAGNE Annual Report
  • Subscription to SBAGNE Newsletter
  • Window Decal

Circle of Possibility
$1000- $2499

  • Name recognition on SBAGNE Annual Report
  • Subscription to SBAGNE Newsletter
  • Window Decal

Circle of Promise
$500-$999

  • Name recognition on SBAGNE Annual Report
  • Subscription to SBAGNE Newsletter
  • SBAGNE Awareness Bracelet

*For more details in personalized naming opportunities, please contact Ellen Heffernan at edugan@SBAGreaterNE.org or 888-479-1900

Annual Benefits – 2015

Due to financial limitations the SBAGNE Annual Benefit Program is currently suspended. Please check back in the spring of 2015 for updated information.


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