Great Ideas from Moms Who Know

Our Mom’s Night Out evenings turned out to be really fun and helpful! Take a look at some of the great ideas shared at our Mom’s Nights. Home UTI tests: One mom does her own UTI tests at home.  Her daughter regularly gets UTI’s and she found that being able to test her urine at […]

National Park Pass for the Disabled

Summer is right around the corner.  Some of us may be considering a visit to one of our National Parks.  Did you know that the National Park Service has passes available for people with disabilities?  Read what the Wright family shared about these wonderful passes: “This pass, called an “Access Pass” is free of charge […]

Hula Class for Children with Special Needs

Read the information below about a Special Needs Hula Class being offered in Davis County.   Come and experience a unique Hula class offered specifically for children who have special needs. Classes start this Spring (2011) and are $10.00 per class or, $32.00 a month if payment is received in advance. Contact Lanaiah at 801-721-5763 […]

Wheelin’ Jazz Celebrity Game

How’d you like to see 7’6” former NBA player, Shawn Bradley, take on 4’3” Wheelchair Basketball Hall of Famer Mike Schlappi?!?! We invite all to attend the 3rd annual Wheelin’ Jazz Celebrity Game. Mention that Intermountain Spina Bifida Support Group referred you and the support group receives a portion of ticket proceeds. Here’s the info […]

Authors bringing therapy horses and disabled children together

Authors Stephonie Williams and Jennifer Clark An article in the Deseret News recently featured two sister authors who have created a charity for the disabled.  They have co-written a book called “Mark of Royalty.” With their new book on their minds, they created a charity that brings together therapeutic riding and disabled children.  They plan […]

Morgan’s Wonderland – An Ultra Accessible Family Fun Park

Morgan’s Wonderland, located in San Antonio, Texas is an ultra accessible Family Fun Park.  Designed specifically for children and adults with disabilities, it is a great place for our families to visit.  This park is not an amusement park (like Disneyland).  The park includes the following attractions: a sensory village, a butterfly playground (very accessible), […]

Ideas for toddler/preschooler age seats

Two families share their ideas for independent sitting as a child gets into the toddler/preschool stage. The Parker family suggests the Bilibo.  Their daughter Emylie (2 years old) just recently got one and they are loving it!  Her mom shares, “I found this on the toys r us website. I got it for Emylie thinking […]

38th Annual SBA National Conference

Please join the Spina Bifida Association (SBA) for the 38th National Conference to be held at the Disneyland Hotel (Anaheim, CA) from June 26 – June 29, 2011. Children and adults with Spina Bifida, their families, physicians, nurses, and other clinicians have the unique opportunity to gain information on the latest medical care and network […]

Shriners Hospital – An Excellent Resource for Children with Spina Bifida

There are only 22 Shriners Hospitals in the world and Salt Lake City is blessed to be home to one of them. Shriners Hospitals are dedicated to give specialty care to children with needs in Orthopedics, Burn Care, Spinal Chord Injury and Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate. The care given is free to families. Income […]

PCMC Coordinators – transitions

Many Intermountain Spina Bifida Support Group members visit the Spina Bifida Clinic at Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City. PCMC’s liason with the ISB support group, Tamara Atwood, will be leaving in February 2011 and Nina Goldstein will be taking her place. During the transition, they offered up for blog readers a few […]