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Spina Bifida

West Belfast teen with severe condition has vital op cancelled for SECOND time – Belfast Live

A family has been left distraught after a crucial operation to correct a teen’s crippling condition was…


A Newport woman with spina bifida is set to push herself around the Newport 10k – South Wales Argus

A NEWPORT woman with spina bifida is planning to take part in the upcoming ABP Newport Wales…


Red Bank restaurant owner gives disabled teen surprise custom car – Asbury Park Press

Kaitlin Clutter was born with spina bifida. Her spinal cord had failed to develop properly. “Doctors told my…


Tributes paid to India disability activist Javed Abidi – BBC News

Tributes have been paid to Javed Abidi, the prominent Indian disability activist who has died, aged 53. Mr…


International Spina Bifida experts shapes future research, shares insights for practical care – Medical Xpress

Spina bifida (myelomeningocele), a serious and complex spinal cord birth defect, has an estimated prevalence of slightly…


Bristol woman who was first in world to compete in the same Paralympic Games as her husband dies – Bristol Post

A disabled woman from Bristol who was the first in the world to compete in the same…


FIU Student Christine Ballart Is Showing Spina Bifida Who’s Boss – Study Breaks

Every college student struggles, but so few actually have a disability that makes their daily life harder…


‘The DWP says I have to go to the Jobcentre – but I’ll never be able to work’ – Stoke Sentinel

Disabled Tony Leonard has been told he must attend Jobcentre interviews – despite the fact he will…


Bangor mum calls for more disabled changing facilities after difficulties with son – Belfast Live

A Co Down mum forced to change her son who has Spina Bifida on public bathroom floors…


Mental and physical health programme for young people rolled out – BBC News

A mental health project for young people with long-term physical conditions is being rolled out across Scotland. Following…

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