The Spina Bifida statistics for New Jersey are as follows: About 1.97 babies out of 10,000 babies are born with this medical condition. The data for the births were collected during the period of 2001-2005. The data shows an increase in the number of babies who have been born with this disease.

Around 1,710 people are residing in the state of New Jersey who is affected with this health issue. An estimated 2.7 million women who are of child bearing age and are at risk of delivering babies affected by SB. The people of Hispanic origin are about 16 percent of the population, which comes to 1.3 million (which has a higher risk of being affected with SB).

There are four SB clinics located in New Jersey that provide help and assistance to those affected with this medical problem. The SB clinics are present in Summit, Mountainside, West Orange, and Edison.

Spina Bifida Clinics in New Jersey

Children’s Specialized Hospital

Spinal Cord Dysfunction Clinic

150 New Providence Road

Mountianside, NJ 07092-2590

Phone: 908-301-5423

Web site: www.childrens-specialized.org/

 

The Children’s Neurological Center

JFK Medical Center

Edison, NJ 08818

Phone: 888-NSI-KIDS; (888-674-5437)

Web site: http://www.advocaredoctors.com/pna/index.aspx

 

Overlook Hospital Neur. Muscular Clinic

Pediatric Orthopedics, PC

99 Beauvoir Avenue, Suite 750

Summit, NJ 07901

Phone: 908-522-5532

 

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation

1199 Pleasant Valley Way

West Orange, NJ 07052

Phone: 973-243-6999

Web site: www.kessler-rehab.com/

Spina Bifida Support Groups in New Jersey

84 Park Ave.

Flemington, NJ

908-782-7475

Web site: http://www.thesbrn.org

 

Spina Bifida Camps for Children in New Jersey

Children’s Specialized Hospital

Camp Chatterbox

150 Province Rd

Mountainside, NJ 07092

Voice: (908) 301-5451

Email: director@campchatterbox.org

Web site: www.campchatterbox.org

 

Easter Seals Camp Merry Heart

21 O’Brien Road

Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Contact: Jonathan Mauk

Voice: (908) 852-3896

Fax: (908) 852-9263

Web site: www.nj.easterseals.com/camp 

 

Easter Seals Community Support Services, Edison Adult Training Services

15 South Main Street, Suite 5

Edison, NJ 08817

Contact: Jill Ehrhardt

Voice: (732)257-6662
Fax: (732)257-7373
TTY: (732)238-4442
Web site: http://nj.easterseals.com/site/PageServer?pagename=NJDR_homepage

 
Easter Seals Community Support Services, Harpers Ferry Residential Services

East Brunswick, NJ 08816

Contact: Jill Ehrhardt.

Voice: (732) 257-6662

Fax: (732) 257-7373

TTY: (732) 238-4442

Web site: http://nj.easterseals.com/site/PageServer?pagename=NJDR_homepage

 

Easter Seals Family & Children Services, Linkages

25 Kennedy Boulevard

East Brunswick, NJ 08816

Contact: Stacy DePoe

Voice: (732) 257-6662

Fax: (732) 257-7373

Web site: http://nj.easterseals.com/site/PageServer?pagename=NJDR_homepage

 

Easter Seals Community Support Services, Lakewood Adult Training Services

1195 Airport Road, Suite B6

Lakewood, NJ 08701

Contact: Jill Ehrhardt.

Voice: (732) 257-6662

Fax: (732) 257-7373

TTY: (732) 238-4442

Web site: http://nj.easterseals.com/site/PageServer?pagename=NJDR_homepage

 

Sports & Activities in New Jersey

Adaptive Sailing, Inc.,

PO Box 703, Sussex,

NJ, 07461-0703

Email: info@adaptivesailing.org

Web site: http://adaptivesailing.org/

 

7046 Harbour Village CT,

#102. Annapolis, MD 221403 USA.

Buttons Padin.

Ph: 914-439-5476

Web site: http://www.liferollson.org/