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Hydrocephalus and young people

Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland has designed this site for parents and carers of young people with hydrocephalus. The information may also be useful for adults with hydrocephalus, teachers and support workers.

About hydrocephalus

Find out what hydrocephalus is and why it occurs. You can find information about different types of hydrocephalus, who is affected and how it is treated.

Learn more about hydrocephalus

Living with hydrocephalus

Find links to everyday problems that people find stressful and hard to deal with. We have used real life examples to give you some ideas to help make daily life easier for you and your child.

Information about living with hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus and the brain

A condition like hydrocephalus can change the way the brain works. This section tells you more about what happens in the brain and how it controls the way we think and act.

Read more about hydrocephalus and the brain

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