Anencephaly is the most severe of a group of conditions known as Neural Tube Defects (NTDs). It happens in about 1 in 2,000 pregnancies in the UK and occurs during the first 28 days of pregnancy. Anencephaly sadley is always fatal.
Shine (formerly ASBAH) was formed in 1966 to support those affected by spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus. We rely heavily on the generous support of individuals and businesses in order to achieve our goals on a daily basis.
Your support enables Shine to continue providing our unique vital services which include a Life Long Opportunities Programme (LLOP) - a tailored, age-related calendar of events including Family Opportunities Weekends, Teen Residentials, Independent Living Workshops, and Shine40Plus events for our adult Members.
If you would like to find out more about the work that shine does, our community projects and how your contribution to our organisation makes a real difference,
for more information please visit www.shinecharity.org.uk