Meet Morgan

Morgan Mudrow was born April 1, 2013. He is our third child with an older sister and brother that adore him so much!! We found that Morgan possibly had spinabifida while dropping off a tree to the festival of trees (to benefit primary children’s.) Little did we know we would rely on their expertise so […]

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Zumba Benefit for Spina Bifida

Come join for a fun night of Zumba Saturday October 13, 6-730!!!!! $5 gets you 1.5 hours of Zumba and a raffle ticket for the chance to win awesome prizes! All the money made will be split between the Utah SB Chapter as well as Educational Materials to help educate families on the option of […]

Muffy Davis Wins Three Paralympic Golds in London

Those following the YouTube ParalympicSportTV Channel, or the website, www.muffydavis.com, noticed over the past week that Muffy Davis racked up one GOLD medal after another for all three handcycling events that she entered. Idaho Mountain Express Reporter, Jeff Cordes writes: “It’s a good thing the Seattle Ridge ski run named for her is called “Muffy’s […]

Summer Party 2012 Review

Over 200 Intermountain Spina Bifida Support Group members attended the annual summer party on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at the Gene Fullmer Recreation Center in West Jordan. Jeff Burley of Salt Lake County Adaptive Recreation, the event’s primary sponsor, arranged for: catering from Joe Morley’s BBQ and Coca-Cola; wheelchair tennis with Coach Dean Oba of […]

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, […]

Edwin Oba Wins National Award

Wheelchair Tennis coach, Edwin Oba (who has spina bifida) received an award from the United States Tennis Association recently. Read the following ARTICLE from the Salt Lake Tribune on Utah’s own Coach Oba!

Ryan Nelson on his way to the University of Illinois

Jordan High School Senior, Ryan Nelson will be graduating this Spring. Born with spina bifida, he is a member of the nationally ranked Utah Junior Wheelin’ Jazz team. He is also a top five national junior ranked wheelchair tennis player! Read the ARTICLE from the Salt Lake Tribune to learn more about Ryan and his […]

Ryan Nelson and Wheelchair Tennis Article

Ryan Nelson, 17, from Sandy Utah has dedicated himself to sports for the majority of his life. Nelson has Spina Bifida but doesn’t feel like his disability is a challenge at all. “I know who I am and I love myself.” Nelson said. He has been playing basketball for twelve years and tennis for four […]

New SB Video Series – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recently released a new Spina Bifida video series, covering the condition and the options expectant mothers have, including the breakthrough procedure that was part of the MOMS study. Click here to view the complete video series. Here is the hospital’s YouTube video which currently leads their Youtube channel.     […]

Meet Aimee

The following is an interview with Aimee Vargas, a teenager with spina bifida.  This is also an introduction of her, because she will be writing for our blog on a regular basis! 1. Aimee, tell me about yourself. I am Aimee Vargas from Springville Utah. I am sixteen years old going into my senior year. […]