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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.

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


Latest News

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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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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Mark Your Calendars – SBAGNE Holiday Parties 2014

Sunday December 7, 2014 1:00– 4:00 Wellesley Community Center, Wellesley, MA (RSVP by 11/28) (directions)

Saturday December 13, 2014 11:30 -3:30 Senator Inn, Augusta, ME (RSVP by 12/5) (directions)

Sunday December 14, 2014 10:00 -2:00 Summit House, Holyoke MA (RSVP by 12/5) (directions)

RSVP to Ellen at edugan@SBAGreaterNE.org or by calling 888-479-1900

Please indicate number of adults, number and ages of children, name of person with SB and which location you will be attending.

Parties will include:
*Brunch or Lunch (depending on time of day)
*Fun and Games for All Ages
*Special Holiday Guest (with a gift for all children attending)
*Holiday Sing- A- Long

 

Falmouth Race run but donations still being accepted!

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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!



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