The Spina Bifida Advocates of Washington State
Our mission is to advocate for everyone in the State of Washington affected by Spina Bifida by providing support, events, outreach and public awareness.
We host a number of events to raise awareness for Spina Bifida each year.
“Christmas in July” themed Walk-N-Roll
Educational & Adult Summits
Learn more about our events:
What we offer:
Emotional support for everyone affected by Spina Bifida, including meetings at numerous local cluster support groups throughout the state.
The Evergreen newsletter, which details local SBAWS activities, provides news on medical, therapeutic, rehabilitative advances, recreational and legislative issues.
Social events for children, teens and adults to gather, have fun and share their life experiences.
New Parents Packets to help parents learn about Spina Bifida and to help manage their child’s health care needs.
Educational scholarships may be awarded for educational purposes.
Access to national’s Insights magazine and to other current information on Spina Bifida.
A limited equipment fund to assist people with mobility devices, medical supplies and other necessary items not covered by insurance, as well as computer purchases.
We have collected a number of resources online and added them to our resources page to help you find more information and services related to Spina Bifida.