These resources have been curated by SBHANA for those impacted by Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus. These resources highlight the many opportunities for community and support available to you. If you would like more information or specific recommendations, please contact us at

The Steadward Centre for Personal and Physical Achievement

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The Steadward Centre for Personal & Physical Achievement team has expertise in Adapted Physical Activity and Para sport development, annually serving more than 1,000 children and adults experiencing disabilities and training more than 250 students. As part of the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation at the University of Alberta, the centre's research and education focus allows it to deliver innovative programs and share proven expertise with community fitness and sport leaders across Alberta.

Fitness

Equality Fitness and Recreation

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Equality Fitness & Recreation is a mobile service – meaning we have no brick and mortar and instead we bring sport, fitness and recreation to you in your home or community. They offer a wide ranges of physical activity and exercise programming. Our professionals hold graduate and bachelor’s degrees in Adapted Physical Activity, Kinesiology, and Recreation. Please contact our team to discuss individualized program opportunities specific to you. 

 

Family Managed Services

MyCompass

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MyCompass can be purchased by an individual or family, or more commonly by an organization or government wanting a better case management tool. Through MyCompass, families and organizations can create person centred plans for their clients or loved ones to help them achieve goals and share their progress. This online platform allows everyone on the support team to stay informed and work together.

Adaptive Clothing Resource

Billy Footwear

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Smashing fashion with function, BILLY Footwear incorporates zippers that go along the side of the shoes and around the toe, allowing the upper of each shoe to open and fold over completely. Thus the wearer can place his or her foot onto the shoe footbed unobstructed. Then with a tug on the zipper-pull the shoe closes and secures overtop the user's foot. It's simple. It's easy.

Travel

Wheel the World

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Find and book accessible Hotels, Things to Do, and Multi-day Trips. +250 travel destinations with detailed information about accessibility and an experienced customer support.