Hydrocephalus Patient Support Group list
irish association for spina bifida and hydrocephalus  

IASBAH, the Irish Association for Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus, was established in 1968 by a small group of parents whose children had the conditions Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus. Now many years later the Association has over 1,500 members and has become a national voluntary organisation with branches all around the country. It is the leading body in Ireland for information, support and advice about Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus.

Aims and Objectives
IASBAH's vision is that people with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus will participate to their fullest potential in all aspects of life.

The mission or purpose of IASBAH is to provide information, support and advice to people with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus, their parents and carers, as well as to promote social inclusion and equality for people with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus in Irish society.

Working together with its members, the Association is now able to provide a network of services to best meet its member’s ever increasing needs. IASBAH also works in partnership with a network of organsiations to share information and provide its members a range of high-quality support and specialist services.

  • Family support network
  • Summer independence training project
  • The away week
  • Information seminars
  • Weekend retreats
  • Footwear and caliper repair centre
  • Mobility training days
  • Sport day
  • IASBAH National youth day
  • Ability magazine
  • Information Literature
  • Awareness Campaigns
  • Social Events
  • Branch Services

  Irish Association for Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus
National Resource Centre,
Old Nangor Road,
Dublin 22.
Tel: 01 - 457 2329
Lo-call: 1890 20 22 60
Fax: 01 - 457 2328
Email: info@iasbah.ie
Web: www.iasbah.ie

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