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Ohio Polio Network Resources Page


Post-Polio Health International Youtube Videos


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Ohio Polio Network Archived Newsletters




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UK Polio Survivors Network Library Page


Post-Polio by Subject


Memorial Page





Polio History Smithsonian Institution


Whatever Happened to Polio

Post-Polio Health International


Post-Polio Health International Resource Locator


Polio Place


A Polio Survivor's Guide: Funding Resources for Medical & Adaptive Resources


Post-Polio Health International Videos Youtube page


Spinal Cord Gray Matter Atrophy in Post-Polio Syndrome Tied to Functional Decline - Clinical Trial published in the European Journal of Neurology


Rare Disease Database - Post Polio Syndrome


The Late Effects of Polio Information for General Practitioners



MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital Post-Polio Program


TIRR Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Rehabilitaion and Research - Post-Polio Syndrome page


The International Rehabilitation Center for Polio at Spaulding Framingham MA


Post-Polio Syndrome Research and Treatment Center, Syracuse, NY


Clinical Trials Post-Polio Syndrome





 Post Polio Support Group and Zoom Speaker Meetings



Miami Valley Post-Polio Support Group Meeting 06/22/2024


Akron Post-Polio Support Group Meeting 07/13/2024


Mid-Ohio Valley Post-Polio Support Group Meeting 07/16/2024


Ohio Polio Network Board Meeting

Friday, June 28, 2024

1:00 PM

Zoom Meeting


2023 Ohio Polio Network Conference Program and Photos


 Links to Recent Articles


How Area Agencies on Aging Can Help You - Post-Polio Health International (Youtube)


Post-Polio Syndrome Research and Treatment Center, Syracuse, NY


Post-Polio Health International Youtube Videos


New polio vaccines are key to preventing outbreaks and achieving eradication


Post-polio syndrome is not a dysimmune condition


Third polio case of current year surfaces

In Memory of Maxine Foster


Rehabilitation for Post-polio Syndrome


Concerns over doctors ignoring effects of polio


Polio-stricken granny serves as immunization's poster girl


Service dog helps polio survivor - video


'They told me I wouldn't live past 30'


Polio: It's not necessarily a disease of the past


'It's like having CPR 24/7': Savoy woman shares polio survival story, urges vaccination


For area polio survivor, 'It's been a lifelong journey'


Polio: All you need to know about the viral disease


Mid-Ohio Valley PPSG St Patrick's Day Meeting


What to know about polio as it resurfaces


Fighting against poliovirus


LIVING WELL WITH POST-POLIO AS WE AGE by Nikki Wingerson, MSW, Ph.D., October 26, 2023


Texas man who used an iron lung for decades after contracting polio as a child dies at 78 (Video)


Texas man who used an iron lung for decades after contracting polio as a child dies at 78 (Article)


WV SILC West Virginia Independence Network


Lawmakers: Please keep our young children safe from measles, mumps, polio, and pertussis


Secretary Buttigieg Announces Proposed Rule to Ensure Passengers Who Use Wheelchairs Can Fly with Dignity


Williams: Don't let affiliations thwart lifesaving medical decisions


Rockland hits full year with no polio found in wastewater


Vaccines: Then and Now; Once greeted as a savior during the years of polio, today some say they're controversial


Polio Day on March 3, 2024: 5 benefits of polio vaccine for your kid


Dysphagia in Patients with the Post-Polio Syndrome


Do Those Exposed to Polio Face Health Risks? Youtube


Polio Survivors Network Newsletter


Health-related quality of life, self-reported impairments and activities of daily living in relation to muscle function in post-polio syndrome


In Memory of William G. Coleman




What are the challenges that post polio survivors face?


The global fight against polio -- how far have we come?


Polio Survivors Network


Did Joni Mitchell have polio? Health issues explored as country legend's Grammy performance leaves fans emotional


2023 Akron PPSG Christmas Party


Mid-Ohio Valley PPSG Christmas Party


Post-Polio Sequelae



 (A Youtube Session training Drs treating Patients with Post-Polio Syndrome)


Welcome to Post Polio Victoria


JAMA Article for Physicians on Post-Polio on Resources Page


In Honor and Memory of Bernice Krumhansl


Post-37th IHR Emergency Committee Meeting on Polio Statement


Lives Well Lived: by Post Polio Victoria Inc.- Youtube


Post-Polio Syndrome: Causes, symptoms and promising treatment options


Polio could be eradicated within 3 years - what happens then?


Big Island survivor shares effects of post-polio syndrome


Post-Polio Support Group tours nature trails

MOV Polio Support Group Visits Washington Works Nature Trails

Map and Info for visit to the Washington Works Nature Trails


0:04 / 1:26:07 PHI Town Hall: Physical Therapy with Carolyn Da Silva, PhD, DSc - Youtube


Local polio survivor honored by Rotary Club of Carpinteria Morning

William M. DeMayo, MD Biography and Post-Polio Aricles


Understanding Post-Polio Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatment


Mid-Ohio Valley Post-Polio Support Group celebrates Anniversary


Polio Canada Guest Speaker June 14, 2023 - Dr Marny Eulberg


Polio Survivors Network


Anesthesia and Polio Survivors


Salk Legacy Exhibit


Living With Polio - Polio Place search page

The long tail: Post-Polio Syndrome

My mother's walk through life with polio

What You Need to Know About Post-Polio Syndrome



More Links to Articles - Post-Polio News Archive


The Warm Springs Story: Legacy & Legend


University of Pittsburgh Human Engineering Research Laboratories: Research Study Recruitment


Polio Australia: What are the late effects of polio?

Mayo Clinic: Post-Polio Syndrome



Tom House Presentation The healthy nervous system and the nervous system after an acute Polio illness with the after effects and the Post Polio Syndrome (PPS)(Video)


Polio Australia's 2020 Polio Oz News



PPS Internet Resources Updated 01/01/2017

NINDS Motor Neuron Diseases Information Page


How to File an ADA Complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice

Guide to the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Standards

Guide to the ABA (Architectural Barriers Act)Standards