Becca Goeckeritz Speaks at Education Night

Becca Goeckeritz was involved in an auto/pedestrian accident when she was 15 months old which left her paralyzed from the waist down. Although she does not have spina bifida, as a child she was seen at the Spina Bifida clinic because of the holistic care she needed. In 2007 Becca was crowned Ms. Wheelchair Utah, […]

Carrier Donated to Support Group

Our support group has recently received a wonderful donation! Scout, Jonathan Knudsen created a carrier for his Eagle Project. This carrier was made specifically for Mitch Fennemore, a young man with spina bifida, in his troop so that he could participate in their hikes. The troop nick-named the carrier the Mitch-Mobile. This great carrier is […]

Wheelchair Dance at the University of Utah

Enjoy this short video of the Wheelchair Dance Class at the University of Utah. This class is offered through Tanner Dance. They will be performing in a concert this Spring! Click here: Wheelchair Dance  

SIBS Day: A Workshop for Super Important Brothers and Sisters

Saturday, March 3, 2012 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Primary Children’s Medical Center 3rd Floor North End Primary Children’s offers the SIBS workshop twice a year.  This workshop is from brothers and sisters ages 5 to 17 who have a sibling with a chronic medical condition or disability. This workshop provides a place where children […]

Connect: A workshop especially for kids with chronic illness

Primary Children’s is hosting a workshop for kids, ages 7 to 19 with chronic illnesses.  The workshop is a great place for them to connect with others and learn life skills. This workshop has been highly recommended for children or teens with spina bifida! Saturday, April 28, 2012 Primary Children’s Medical Center 10:00 am – […]

Wheelchair Basketball Ages 12 and Under

Walk and Roll Activity in Review

We had a great turn out for our Walk and Roll Activity and Picnic.  Thank you to all who were able to make it!  A special thanks goes to Jadon Scholes, a scout who put the entire event together for his Eagle Project.  Watch for Local Mom’s Nights coming in October and Bowling coming in […]

Free Special Needs Dance Class in Orem

The Dance Club in Orem is offering a Special Needs dance class for FREE.  The class is held Saturdays from 1-2pm.  One of our support group members (8 year old Ireland) is already attending and enjoying it!  Learn more on their website:

Walk and Roll Family Activity

The Intermountain Spina Bifida Support Group invites you to our Walk and Roll Family Activity and Picnic! Thursday, September 8th, 2011 6:00pm Mitchell Hollow Park, 10300 North and 6530 West Highland, UT Join us for a fun run/walk/roll for the whole family. Let’s get moving on a .25 mile track around the park!   Participants […]

Keeping skin protected while swimming

Skin protection can be a major issue at the swimming pool (or at the beach).  Depending on a child’s ability and level of feeling the methods of protection may vary.  Here are a few ideas that some parents shared at our last pool party.  Have a great summer and stay safe! We just bought one […]