On January 19, 1979, a small group of parents and professionals in Jefferson county joined together and filed Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws for the Spina Bifida Association of Alabama. Betty Bell was the first president of the group which met once a month at the Center for Developmental Learning Disorders at University of Alabama Birmingham...
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Experts think latex could be a problem for up to 73% of children and youth with Spina Bifida. It some times takes many years for this allergy to present itself. For this reason, it is important to avoid exposure to latex from birth in these children. To find out more information on latex allergies, please read the fact sheet on latex allergies and view the list of items containing latex.
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