Spina Bifida and Related Conditions

Spina Bifida Association Education Day

Jun 1 2013 - 9:00am - 5:30pm

Johns Hopkins Hospital
Chevy Chase Conference Center
1800 Orleans St
Baltimore, MD 21287

About the Event:

You are invited to the upcoming Spina Bifida Association Education Day that will be occurring in Baltimore on Saturday, June 1, 2013.

Another Restless Night or Something More?: Five Signs of Sleep Disorders in School-Age Children with Special Needs

March 7, 2013
As Part of Sleep Awareness Week (March 3-10), Kennedy Krieger Expert Advises Parents on When to Seek Help and Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

While sleep disturbances are common in all children at some point during childhood, the National Association of School Psychologists estimates that as many as 30 percent of children have restless nights serious enough to be diagnosed with a sleep disorder. For children with special needs, the likelihood of sleep disorders is even higher, due to factors such as physical and behavioral differences, and even side-effects from medication. 

A Grateful Gift

A family's generosity helps advance care for hundreds of children and adults with spina bifida

The Keelty FamilyLess than 24 hours after he was born, Philip Keelty had his first major surgery an operation to repair the hole in his spinal column that defines his birth disorder, spina bifida.

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