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Spina Bifida Association of Nassau County


Also Known As:SBA of Nassau County
Sponsor/Parent Agency:Spina Bifida Association
Address:12 Hampton Road Sound Beach NY 11789
Telephone(s):(631) 821-9028
E-mail:kid3418@optoline.net


Description:The Spina Bfida Association provides parental/member support via monthly meetings and recreational activities. The group meets every 3rd Friday of the month (except December and August). The Spina Bifida Association of Nassau County was started in 1984 as a support group for parents of children with Spina Bifida. The Association gives families an opportunity to share their feelings about the disability and lend support to each other at monthly meetings. The Association offers many social gatherings througout the year. Included in these affairs are a summer cookout, holiday party and field trips. The children participate in a bowling league that meets twice a month on Saturdays. In January, trophies are awarded. The Associaion also sponsors a wheelchair basketball game annually during Spina Bifida Awareness Month in October. Special lectures regarding the most up to date treatment and procedures are available to the Spina Bifida patient. available to all members of the Association. As an educational support group, the Association offers special lectures regarding the most up to date treatment and procedures available to the Spina Bifida patient. A library of pamphlets, books and videotapes is available to all members of the Association. As an educational support group, the Association offers special lectures regarding the most up to date treatment and procedures available to the Spina Bifida patient.


Access for People with Disabilities:Single floor; special restroom facilities; wheelchair accessible.


Services Offered:Mutual Support GroupsRecreational ActivitiesSpecialized Information and Referral
Target Groups(By Need):Disabilities, People withFamilies / Friends of People with Disabilities