Spina Bifida Association of Iowa

Spina Bifida Association of Iowa

We’re building a better and brighter future for all those impacted by Spina Bifida!

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How can we help you?

The Spina Bifida Association of Iowa (SBAIA) serves adults and children who are affected by Spina Bifida. Our mission is to build a better and brighter future for all those impacted by Spina Bifida.

How do we do that?

  • Educational Programs
  • Mentoring Programs
  • Grant Assistance Program
  • Social Events
  • Camp Scholarships
  • College Scholarships
  • and by connecting families and individuals with Spina Bifida to each other, because together we are stronger!

SBAIA is an affiliated chapter of the Spina Bifida Association, the only national voluntary health agency solely dedicated to enhancing the lives of those with Spina Bifida and those whose lives are touched by this challenging birth defect.

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Spina Bifida is the most common neural tube defect in the United States—affecting 1,500 to 2,000 of the more than 4 million babies born in the U.S. each year.


Spina Bifida occurs in approximately 7 of out every 10,000 live births in the United States.


An estimated 166,000 individuals with Spina Bifida live in the United States.

Upcoming Events

Snow Fun Day

Please join us for the Annual Winter Fun Day on Sunday, February 5, 2023! Meet in the Huxley Safe Room, 515 N. Main Street, Huxley, IA for an afternoon of snowmobiling on the Great Iowa Trail for people of all ages and abilities. There will be games, a Photo Booth and more. Lunch and hot chocolate included.
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