The Spina Bifida statistics for Florida are as follows: 3.21 babies were born with this medical condition per 10,000 births. This survey was conducted during the years of 2001-2005, which  also showed a significant increase in the number of babies being born with SB. As of now an estimated 5,883 people are living in Florida with this health issue.

Around 5.6 million women in Florida have the possibility of having babies affected with this disease. The percentage of people living in the state of Hispanic origin is 21 percent which represents 3.8 million (people of Hispanic origin are at more risk of SB).

Four SB clinics are present in Florida that provide treatment for people with this medical problem. These are found at Orlando, Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Jacksonville.

The state of Florida has two SB Association-affiliated organizations that offer aid and help to patients living with this health problem. The SB Association of Greater Tampa Bay is at present in Tampa and SB Association of Central Florida is located at Maitland.

Spina Bifida Clinics in Florida

Nemours Children’s Clinic

SB Program

807 Children’s Way

Jacksonville, FL 32207

Phone: 904-390-3562

Web site:


Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children & Women

SB Center

92 W. Miller Street

Orlando, FL 32806

Phone: 321-841-5609

Web site:


All Children’s Hospital

SB Clinic

957 4th Street South

St. Petersburg, FL  33701

Phone: 727-893-2775

Web site:


Shriner’s Hospital for Children – Tampa

SB Clinic

12502 N. Pine Drive

Tampa, FL 33612-9499

Phone: 813-975-7137


Spina Bifida Charity in Florida

SB Association of Central Florid

100 W. Lucerne Circle, Suite 100-M, Orlando, FL 32801



SB of South Florida

PO BOX 15113

Plantation, FL 33318

(305) 213-6274


Spina Bifida Support Groups in Florida

SB Jacksonville

807 Children’s Way, Jacksonville, FL 32207

(904) 697-3686


Spina Bifida Camps for Children in Florida

Camp Boggy Creek

30500 Brantley Branch Rd.

Eustis, FL 32736

Contact: Dorcas Tomasek

Voice: (352) 483-4200




Easter Seals, Camp Challenge

31600 Camp Challenge Road

Sorrento, FL 32776-9729

Contact: Michael Archbold, Roz Prescott

Voice: (352) 383-4711

Fax: (352) 383-0744

Toll Free: (800) 377-3257




Easter Seals Volusia and Flagler Counties and “Tennis Everyone”

P.O. Box 9117

Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Contact: Lynn Sinnott

Voice: (386) 944 7818

Fax: (386) 258-7677

Toll Free: (877) 255-4568

Email Address:


Sports & Activities in Florida


Gliding Stars of Central Florida

PO Box 4492

Winter Park, FL 32793-4492


Life Rolls On

400 Corporate Pointe

Suite 525

Culver City 90230