• The Spina Bifida Association PresentsThe 40th National Conference

  • Disneyland® Hotel

    The 40th National Conference is being held at the Disneyland® Hotel (Anaheim, California). This magical place is steeped in history and full of modern luxuries — located steps away from the parks and accessible via the world-famous monorail.
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Please join the Spina Bifida Association (SBA) for the 40th National Conference to be held at the Disneyland® Hotel (Anaheim, California). Children and adults with Spina Bifida, their families, physicians, nurses, and other clinicians have the unique opportunity to gain information on the latest medical care and network on various issues which affect their lives and professions.

  • Learn up-to-the-minute information about urology, orthopedics, neurology, neurosurgery treatment, and much more!
  • Attend practical workshops and special programming that address your own interest areas.
  • Network with various interest groups - from others living with Spina Bifida to health professionals and product manufacturers.
  • Find out how researchers are paving the way for more knowledge about Spina Bifida.
  • Hear from leading Spina Bifida partners about the important role advocacy plays in our Community's success.

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Find out why the SBA National Conference has earned its place as the world's premier educational event for the Spina Bifida Community.

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SBA's Conference has a place for children of all ages with and without Spina Bifida at Kids!Camp. This is the only national camp specifically designed for children with this birth defect. It offers programming for kids with Spina Bifida and their siblings.

Adult Day

Focus on the issues that concern adults with Spina Bifida - from health challenges associated with aging to employment, relationships, advocacy, and more.

Download the schedule for the 2012 Adult Day.

SB Health Care Professionals Day

Health care professionals can sharpen their skills in this one-day event.

Download the 2012 agenda here.


When/where is this year's Conference?

The Conference is being at the Disneyland® Hotel. Conference sessions will be held in the hotel.

When should I plan to arrive?

The Conference kicks off with an Opening Reception in the evening of Sunday, June 29. If you are attending any of the pre-Conference programs such as Adult Day or Spina Bifida Professionals Health Care Day, these will be held during the day on Sunday, June 29 so you may want to arrive on Saturday, June 28.

Conference programming concludes around 5 pm on Wednesday, July 2.

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  1. Adults with Spina Bifida
  2. Parents of children with Spina Bifida
  3. Children with Spina Bifida
  4. Medical professionals
  5. Corporate partners of SBA

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