October: Hydrocephalus Awareness Month, to:
1. Increase public awareness of hydrocephalus, a serious neurological condition characterized by the abnormal buildup of cerebrospinal fluids in the ventricles of the brain; and
2. Encourage the development of partnerships between the federal government, health-care professionals, and patient advocacy groups to advance the public’s understanding of the condition, improve the diagnosis and treatment of the condition, and support research for a cure.
Gov’t Code 662.106