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 […]

Killpack Family Gets Approval From Insurance For Fetal Surgery!!

Thank you to all those who wrote emails and called EMI or commented on abc4’s website. Read/watch the amazing follow-up story to the Killpack Family’s fight with Educator’s Mutual. http://www.abc4.com/news/local/story/Family-beats-insurance-company-for-babys-surgery/wOjzArdLpkOJDxPVZmQnqQ.cspx One more news story on this on KUTV: http://kutv.com/news/top-stories/stories/vid_1126.shtml

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Help the Killpack Family

Some of you may know the Killpack family in our support group. They have three children including their son, Davey with Spina Bifida. Now they are expecting their fourth, a girl who also has SB. They have been pursuing fetal surgery and they left for Houston 11 days ago. In that time their insurance has […]

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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.     […]

You’re invited to a Walk & Roll 5K Benefit

  Join Us & Invite Your Family & Friends to the 5K Benefit Walk & Roll at Liberty Park   A Joint Benefit for the Intermountain Spina Support Group & the Huntsman Cancer Institute Sponsored by Bula     July 4, 2011, 8:00am     Liberty Park in Salt Lake City 600 East 1300 South, […]

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19-Year Old with Spina Bifida Uses His Wheelchair as a BMX Bike

  Aaron Fotheringham of Sandy, Utah was recently featured in the Deseret News.  He is known for doing a backflip in his wheelchair! Click on the following link to read more about Aaron:  http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705370687/Wheelchair-becomes-19-year-olds-BMX-bike.html Watch him do his amazing trick on youtube:    

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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 […]

MOMS Study on KSL

The MOMS Study was recently featured on KSL, reporting the results.  Read the feature here. Or watch the story below.       Video Courtesy of KSL.com

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