SBRN Virtual Groups & Videoconferences



SBRN offers individuals with spina bifida and other disabilities, their families, professionals and interested others a convenient, enjoyable way to learn and network via video or telephone conference calls through video meeting platforms such as Google Meet or Zoom.

There is no need to travel, simply join in from the comfort of your home. Handout materials for special events are sent to participants in advance via email or US mail.

Virtual Chats or Telegroups are support groups that are often peer-led and may revolve around common interests or specific themes.  Groups generally meet for about an hour and guest speakers are sometimes invited to present workshops on topics of special interest to the groups.

Videoconferences are interactive workshops and seminars presented by experts in the field on a wide range of topics.

You do not need to be a member of the SBRN to participate in these events.  For most groups and conferences, there is no charge.  For some special events, there may a small fee, which can be waived if needed.  Registration may be required.


Virtual Chats

During this time of the coronavirus pandemic, SBRN is holding numerous Virtual Chats for adults with disabilities to connect and meet up with friends old and new.  Take a break from physical distancing to share stories, laughs and resources with others from the disability community.

Afternoon Conversations

3 p.m. on Mondays

September 7, 14, 21 & 28 via Google Meet

RSVP online:

Virtual Empowerment Series

SBRN is currently hosting our Virtual Empowerment Series featuring speakers, activities and events. Sessions for September include:

Dream Big! Self-Confidence through Self-Advocacy with Ketrina Hazell, Wednesday September 2, 7:00 pm ET

#GetSocial: Toolkit for Connecting in the COVID Era with Krystle Allen & Marisa Douglas, Wednesday September 9, 7:00 pm ET

Access Your World with Ashley Lyn Olson, Wednesday September 16, 7:00 pm ET

Power in Purpose with Margarita Elizondo, Wednesday September 23, 7:00 pm ET

WheelLife Connections: Beyond the Chair with Sara Gaver, Wednesday September 30, 7:00 pm ET

Check back for more upcoming sessions.

Join one or join them all! Register at:

The “Golden Girls” Support Group:

Our longstanding tele-support group for women of all ages with spina bifida has now moved to video! 

The “Golden Girls” is a monthly support group for women of all ages with spina bifida and other disabilities to discuss relevant topics such as social issues, relationships, medical services and anything else that’s on their minds! Share your story, gather valuable resources and make new friends while conveniently connecting from home.

Golden Girls meets the first Wednesday of each Month from 8:00-9:00 pm.

Register online to receive monthly Golden Girls updates.  Visit to sign up.

Contact our office for information:
908.782.7475 or


84 Park Avenue, Suite G-106
Flemington, NJ 08822


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