Spina Bifida and Anencephaly (cont.)
In this Article
- Introduction to spina bifida
- What is spina bifida?
- What are the different types of spina bifida?
- What causes spina bifida?
- What are the signs and symptoms of spina bifida?
- What are the complications of spina bifida?
- How is spina bifida diagnosed?
- How is spina bifida treated?
- Can spina bifida be prevented?
- What is the prognosis for spina bifida?
- What research is being done on spina bifida?
- Where can I get more information?
Where can I get more information?
For more information on neurological disorders or research programs funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, contact the Institute's Brain Resources and Information Network (BRAIN) at:
P.O. Box 5801
Bethesda, MD 20824
Information also is available from the following organizations:
Disabled Sports USA
451 Hungerford Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
March of Dimes Foundation
1275 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605
Tel: 914-428-7100 888-MODIMES (663-4637)
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Special Education Programs
1825 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: 800-695-0285 202-884-8200
Spina Bifida Association of America
4590 MacArthur Blvd. NW
Washington, DC 20007-4266
Tel: 202-944-3285 800-621-3141
SOURCE: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
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