Education Day

Spina Bifida education.
Start time 2024-07-27 09:00
Finished Time 2024-07-28 12:00
Address 1060 E Genesee St, Syracuse, NY 13210
Individuals living with Spina Bifida, their families, caregivers, and the professionals caring for our community are invited to Spina Bifida Association of New York State’s (SBANYS) 7th Annual: SPINA BIFIDA EDUCATION DAY – EMPOWERING MINDS & ENRICHING FUTURES
This is the organization’s first return to an in-person Education Day since 2018. We anticipate 100 live attendees!
  • Updates in healthcare including neurosurgery, urology, and bowel management from Upstate physicians.
  • Disability advocacy and the history of the disability rights movement.
  • Housing options, home care, and modifications.
  • Adaptive recreation.
  • Mental health and Spina Bifida.
  • Benefits and financial planning.
DATE & TIME: Saturday, 7/27 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday, 7/28 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LOCATION: Collegian Hotel | Syracuse, NY
REGISTRATION: Please complete this registration form for any attendees and submit it via email to or mail (see below under payment). Click HERE.

COST: $20.00 per person age 13+.

  1. ONLINE PAYMENT OPTION: Payment may be made online through our website
  2. MAIL A CHECK OR MONEY ORDER payable to Spina Bifida Association of NYS
    Please Send the registration form & payment to:
    Spina Bifida Association of NYS
    133 Saratoga Road, Pro Bldg, Office 4
    Scotia, NY 12302

Financial assistance with registration, travel, and lodge is available by contacting

KIDS: 12 and under attend free – Childcare and kids’ activities are available

TRANSPORTATION: Contact the office if you need assistance scheduling or arranging transportation. 

LODGING: 8 accessible rooms have been secured for Education Day attendees at the Collegian Hotel, 1060 E Genesee St., Syracuse, NY where the event is taking place on Friday & Saturday nights (7/26/24 & 7/27/24). For reservations, call Lauren Cali at (315)701-4312 and request rooms being held under “Spina Bifida Association of New York State.” We recommend that you reserve a room early if you are considering attending.

NONPROFITS: 2 representatives are invited to attend and provide information about their services. Nonprofits can complete the registration form and include in the comments section the name of the agency and guests who are attending.

SPONSORS: Email to learn about our 2024 Education Day sponsorship opportunities: These partnerships help raise awareness about your business while also helping Spina Bifida Association of New York State provide this low-cost or free program!

Contact the office if you have any questions: / 518-399-9151.