Meagen Knight

Life with spina bifida has been a rollercoaster of a ride for Meagen and her family...

Meagen was born with spina bifida seventeen years ago. She is paralyzed from the waist down and requires a wheelchair. Even still, Meagen handles her situation very well. Her mom, Eve, points out that Meagen has taught her to appreciate the littlest things in life. Her daughter is a strong, independent young woman and Eve could not be more proud of Meagan’s ability to take things in stride, to just be herself.

Life with spina bifida has been a rollercoaster of a ride for Meagen and her family. Eve says, “Lots and lots of doctor’s visits!” The family makes it a point to lead as normal of a life as possible, much of which is possible with help from Spina Bifida of Jacksonville (SBJ). Eve initially found out about SBJ through the hospital and doctors, deciding to obtain help from SBJ because she heard they offered the best support. When Meagan’s family didn’t have means to travel, it was nice to have Spina Bifida of Jacksonville close to home. Meagan has enjoyed all of the activities and camps planned by SBJ, especially Port St. Lucy. Ultimately, Eve and her family are truly grateful for the support SBJ provides for local children and families.