Kids with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus (sb/h) get their own space on the Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association website. Hey kids, this section is just for you (and your parents)!
Here you'll find personal stories of kids living with sb/h, answers to some common questions and some great games, books, magazines, videos and website links that you and your parents can use to make things a little easier as you grow up, go to school, change schools or other things that might be a little hard or even scary. Just click on one of the links in the menu on the right side of this page to choose where you want to go.
We have some friends who would like to help you along the way:
Check out this example of sisterly love. When they were younger, Laura Booth, now 29, snatched an annoyingly noisy toy away from her little sister, Leslie Booth. Then the fight started. A few minutes later, the girls' mom, Joan Booth, heard Laura yelling, "Muuumm!"
Joan ran down to the rec room to find Laura strapped into her wheelchair, which was tipped backward. Laura's feet were sticking up in the air. Joan made sure Laura was okay then burst out laughing. Meanwhile, Leslie had disappeared upstairs. Read more...