ShineÊprovides specialist support from before birth and throughout the life of anyone living with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus, as well as to parents, families, carers and professional care staff. Shine enables people to get the best out of life. As of 20 October 2011,Spina bifida Hydrocephalus Information Networking Equality – Shine, became the new nameÊfor the Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (ASBAH). Shine is a registered charity, which was formed in 1966, initially to help families and individuals affected by spina bifida and hydrocephalus. Today, ShineÊis a community ofÊ75,000Êindividuals, families, friends, and professionals, sharing achievements, challenges and information on living with hydrocephalus, or spina bifida, and related issues.ÊWorking together throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland, they strive to overcome challenges and achieve the best for you and your family.