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

Fitness

Rocky Mountain Adaptive

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Rocky Mountain Adaptive is a charitable organisation who creates and provides accessible adventures for individuals living with physical and/or neuro-divergent challenges.

Travel

Coyote Lake Lodge

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Coyote Lake Lodge wellness in nature centre is a wheelchair accessible, family-oriented recreation destination with a low environmental footprint. Our 195 hectare (480 acre) property of forests and hay field is located 60 km directly west of Leduc and the Edmonton International Airport.

Travel

William Watson Lodge

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William Watson Lodge provides year-round, barrier-free, wilderness lodging and seasonal camping for persons with disabilities, Alberta seniors and their families. It's situated in beautiful Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, overlooking Lower Kananaskis Lake. This facility includes the Main Lodge, 22 accessible cabin units, a small campground, 1 comfort cabin, over 20 km of accessible trails, accessible picnic sites, a gazebo, and a playground. The goal of this facility is to connect people of all abilities, all ages and all cultures to recreational opportunities in nature through providing needs-based accommodation and inspiring more accessible experiences.

Education

Centre for Literacy

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The Centre For Literacy offers one-to-one learning support to students who struggle with skills in reading, comprehension, writing and math. Support is fully individualized to meet the needs of each unique student using evidence-based strategies. The Centre uses a structured approach to literacy informed by the Science of Reading. Structured literacy has proven to be very effective for teaching all students, including those with dyslexia.The Centre uses a specially designed math remediation progression to complement area school curriculum.
Funding and Scholarships for Education

The Rick & Amanda Hansen Scholarship for Youth with Disabilities

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This scholarship aims to make a profound impact on the lives of Canadian youth with disabilities by removing financial barriers and supporting career aspirations through post-secondary education.

Funding of up to $10,000 per year (up to a maximum of $40,000) is available for youth with disabilities looking to complete a 1- to 4-year post-secondary program at a publicly funded institution in Canada.