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Spina Bifida in Vermont: Clinics, Support Groups, Camps, Charity

The Spina Bifida statistics for Vermont are as follows: In this state, the number of babies who are affected with this medical condition have not been tracked. Around 206,000 women are of child bearing age and some are at high risk of delivering babies who are affected with this disease. The number of people who are residing in the state of Vermont of Hispanic origin is one percent of the population (or 6000 people).  As a note, women of Hispanic origin are at higher risk than non-Hispanic races of SB.

There is one SB clinic in the state of Vermont located at Burlington which provides help and services to patients who are affected with SB. The SB Association of Greater New England is responsible for providing support services in the state.

Spina Bifida Clinics in Vermont

Children With Special Health Needs

Myelomeningocele Clinic

108 Cherry St.

Burlington, VT 05401

Phone: 800-222-8422; 802-479-4231

Web site: http://healthvermont.gov/family/cshn/cshn.aspx

 

Spina Bifida Charity in Vermont

SBA of Greater New England (Formerly SBA of Massachusetts)

219 East Main St

Suite 100B

Milford, MA 01757

Phone: 508-482-5300

Toll Free: 888-479-1900

Fax: 508-482-5301

Email: edugan@SBAGreaterNE.org

Web site: www.SBAGreaterNE.org

 

Sports & Activities in Vermont

Northeast Disabled Athletic Association

82 Killarney Drive

Burlington, VT 05408

Web site: www.disabledathletics.org/

 

Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports

P.O. Box 139

Killington, VT 05751

Web site: www.vermontadaptive.org/

 

Bart J Ruggiere Adaptive Sports Center

P.O. Box 2232

Manchester, VT 05255

(802) 824-5522 ext. 430

Summer phone: (802) 447-1054

Web site: www.bartcenter.com

 

Spina Bifida in Utah: Clinics, Support Groups, Camps, Charity

The Spina Bifida statistics for Utah are as follows: In this state 4.22 babies are born with this medical condition out of 10,000 births. The data was collected during the years 2001-2005. This shows a decrease in the number of cases when compared to the previous data collected. Around 1,155 people living in Utah are affected with this medical disability.

An estimated 0.8 million women are due to give birth in Utah and some are at risk of delivering babies affected with this health issue. People of Hispanic origin make up 12 percent of the population which comes to 328,370 (Hispanic women are more susceptible than other non-Hispanic races to SB).

There are two SB clinics in Utah and both are located at Salt Lake City.

Spina Bifida Clinics in Utah

Primary Children’s Medical Center

SB Clinic

100 N. Medical Drive

Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Phone: 801-588-3382

Web site: http://www.ihc.com/

 

Shriner’s Hospital for Children

Intermountain Hospital

Fairfax Ave. at Virginia St.

Salt Lake City, UT 84103

Phone: 801-536-3621

 

Spina Bifida Charity in Utah

SB Association of the Intermountain Region

Christi Rauth

National Walk Manager

Phone: 310-359-9611

Email: crauth@sbaa.org

Web site: www.sbaofir.org

Walk-N-Roll: www.walknrollnv.org

 

Spina Bifida Camps for Children in Utah

Splore (no summer camps-daytime outdoor activities)

774 East 3300 South Suite 105

Salt Lake City, UT 84106

phone: 801.484.4128

937.716.7966

Email: info@splore.org

Web site: www.splore.org

 

 

Sports & Activities in Utah

Common Ground Outdoor Adventures

335 North 100 East

Logan, UT 84321

Web site: www.cgadventures.org

 

Discover NAC

Post Office Box 682799

Park City, Utah 84068

Voice/TDD: 435.649.3991

Fax: 435.658.3992

Email: info@DiscoverNAC.org
Web site: http://www.discovernac.org/

 

 

Spina Bifida in Texas: Clinics, Support Groups, Camps, Charity

The Spina Bifida statistics for Texas are as follows: About 3.58 babies out of 10,000 babies are affected with this disease. The data was taken during the years of 2000-2004. The data shows a decrease in the number of SB cases when compared to the previous data collected. Around 8,709 people in the state have been diagnosed with this medical condition.

An estimated 7.5 million women are of child bearing age and some will have babies affected with this health issue. Around 36 percent of the population which equals 8.7 million are of Hispanic origin (Hispanic women are more susceptible than other non-Hispanic races to SB).

The state of Texas has twelve SB clinics. In Houston and San Antonio there are two SB clinics each. The remaining eight SB clinics can be found in Dallas, Brownville, Austin, El Paso, Lackland, Galveston, Lubbock, and Fort Worth.

There are two SB Association that offer support services in the state. They are the SBA of North Texas, in Garland and the SB Association of the Houston Gulf Coast, in Houston.

Spina Bifida Clinics in Texas

Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas

4900 Mueller Blvd.,

Specialty Care Center

Austin, TX  78723

Phone: 512-324-9999

Web site: http://www.childrenshospital.com/

 

Moody Clinic

1901 E. 22nd St.

Brownsville, TX 78521

Phone: 956-542-8504

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

 

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

SB Clinic

2222 Welborn St.

Dallas, TX 75219

Phone: 214-559-7857

Web site: www.tsrhc.org

 

Texas Tech

Orthopaedic Clinic

4801 Alberta

El Paso, TX 79924

Phone: 915-545-6760

 

Cook Children’s Medical Center

Department of Neurology

901 Seventh Avenue, Suite 120

Fort Worth, TX 76104

Phone: 817-810-2500

Web site: www.cookchildrens.org

 

University of Texas Medical Branch

Pediatric Special Services

301 University Blvd.

Galveston, TX 77555

Phone: 409-772-2331

 

Shriner’s Hospital for Children

Myleo Program

6977 Main St.

Houston, TX 77030

Phone: 713-797-1616

 

Texas Children’s Hospital

SB Clinic

6701 Fannin Street

Houston, TX 77030

Phone: 832-822-4308

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

 

Wilford Hall Medical Ctr.

Department of Urology

2200 Berquiest Dr., Suite 1

Lackland AFB, TX 78236-5300

Phone:210-292-7531

 

Covenant Children’s Hospital

Pediatric Specialty Clinic

3606 21st Street Suite 103

Lubbock, TX 79424

Toll Free: 877-924-4550

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

 

Christus Santa Rosa Center for Children and Families

SB Evaluation Center

333 N. Santa Rosa

San Antonio, TX 78207

Phone: 210-704-2963

 

Methodist Children’s Hospital

Pediatric Specialty Clinics

4499 Medical Drive Sublevel 1 @ Methodist Plaza

San Antonio, TX 78229

Phone: 800-297-1021

Web site: www.mhshealth.com

 

Spina Bifida Charity in Texas

SBA of North Texas

Robin R. Lee – Executive Director

705 W Avenue B, Suite 204

Garland, TX 75040

Phone: 972-238-8755

Email: rlee@spinabifidant.org

Web site: www.spinabifidant.org

 

Spina Bifida Support Groups in Texas

SB Association of Houston Gulf Coast

440 Benmar Suite 3052

Houston, TX 77060

281-447-2707

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

 

SB Association of North Texas

705 W. Avenue B., Suite 409, Garland, Texas 75040

Phone: 972-238-8755

Email: information@spinabifidant.org

Web site: http://spinabifidant.org/

 

SB Texas

1550 NE Loop 410, Suite 224

San Antonio, TX 78209

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

 

Spina Bifida Camps for Children in Texas

Easter Seals Central Texas

1611 Headway Circle, Building 2

Austin, TX 78754

Contact: Shireen Connor

Voice: (512) 615-6859

Fax: (512) 476-1638

Email: sconnor@eastersealstx.com

Web site: www.centraltx.easterseals.com

 

Sports & Activities in Texas

They Will Surf Again (TWSA)

Port Aransas

Email: TWSA@LifeRollsOn.org

Web site: http://www.liferollson.org/site/c.9rJLK3MLJfLWH/b.7882153/k.673B/They_Will_Surf_Again.htm

 

Spina Bifida in Tennessee: Clinics, Support Groups, Camps, Charity

The Spina Bifida statistics for Tennessee are as follows: In this state 4.09 babies were born with this disease out of 10,000 births. The data was taken during the years 2001-2005. The data highlights a significant rise in the number of cases of SB when compared to the previous data. Around 2,542 people are residing in Tennessee with this medical condition.

An estimated 2 million women are in the family way in the state and they are at risk of producing babies with this health issue. The number of people of Hispanic origin is 3.7 percent of the population which equals 229,950 (Hispanics traditionally are at higher risk of SB).

There are four SB clinics present in Tennessee which provide help and services for patients affected with SB. The SB clinics are located in Knoxville, Chattanooga, Nashville, and Memphis. The SB Association of Tennessee offers aid and resources in the state. There are currently no support groups in this state.

Spina Bifida Clinics in Tennessee

Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center

SB Clinic

50 North Dunlap Street

Memphis, TN 38103

Phone: 901-287-6314

Web site: www.lebonheur.org

 

Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital

SB Clinic

5000 Medical Center East

Nashville, TN 37232-8190

Phone: 800-526-4299

Web site: www.vanderbiltchildrens.com

 

Walter E. Boehm Birth Defects Center

SB & Hydrocephalus Clinic

975 East Third St.

Chattanooga, TN 37403

Phone: 423-778-2222

Web site: www.boehmbdc.com

 

Children’s Hospital Rehabilitation Center

1025 Children’s Way

Knoxville, TN 37922

Phone:865-690-8961

Web site: http://www.etch.com/

 

Spina Bifida Camps for Children in Tennessee

Easter Seals Tennessee

3011 Armory Dr, Suite 100

Nashville, TN 37204

Contact: Rita Baumgartner

Voice: (615) 292-6640

Fax: (615) 251-0994

Email: rbaumgartner@eastersealstn.com

Web site: www.eastersealstn.com