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Ohio Polio Network


Home,  Akron, and Mid-Ohio Valley PPSG pages updated January 13, 2018.


September 1st is the beginning of the new OPN membership year.

Please renew your membership to OPN. Dues are only $10 a year.

The OPN year is from September 1, 2017 thru August 31, 2018. 

We are pleased to announce that the next Ohio Polio Network Conference will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018, at Tuscora Park, New Philadelphia, OH. More information to come in January.
Patrick Kelly
Ohio Polio Network President


OPN Membership Form

Thank You to our 2017 Ohio Polio Network Donors


Contact Us Page


In Memorial






On Behalf of the Ohio Polio Network, 

Best Wishes for a Happy, Healthy New Year!






Polio History Smithsonian Institution




Whatever Happened to Polio


Post-Polio Health International

Polio Place

Help us add to Polio Place: PHI is inviting you to send "Essays" about your polio experience for consideration of our new additional site - Polio Place. See examples at polioplace.org, Living with Polio, Relationships, Essays. If you have questions,

contact director@post-polio.org.


The Late Effects of Polio Information for General Practitioners




Information about Amazon Smile



 Post Polio Support Group Meetings



February 10, 2018 Akron Post-Polio Support Group


February 12, 2018 Mid-Ohio Valley Post-Polio Support Group



 Ohio Polio Network Board Meeting

Monday, January 15, 2018, 7:00 PM via Skype



 Links to Recent Articles


The Invisibility of Being Old, Disabled or Both


Polio book best seller


ADA suit against marketplace reinstated on appeal


The activity that helped a disabled Boca man, 77, re-energize his life


Are you old? Infirm? Then kindly disappear.


Post-Polio Care Past, Present, and Future Conference


More Links to Articles



The Warm Springs Story: Legacy & Legend


PolioToday.Org Tell Your Story


University of Pittsburgh Human Engineering Research Laboratories: Research Study Recruitment


Polio Australia: What are the late effects of polio?

Mayo Clinic: Post-Polio Syndrome

British Polio: Polio & Post Polio Syndrome (PPS)


Upcoming Clinical Trial PPS



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)


Access to Medical Care For Individuals With Mobility Disabilities


Polio Australia's July 2014 Polio Oz News

The End Of Polio Sign the Petition



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


Network of Care For Seniors and People with Disabilities