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In Memorial

 

April 25, 1954 Massive Polio Vaccine Trial Begins in U.S.

April 12, 1955 Polio Vaccine Results Announced

April 12, 1955 From the Brink of Scientific Failure

 

 

 

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HAVE A WONDERFUL SPRING
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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.

 

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 Post Polio Support Group Meetings

  

 

April 8, 2017 Akron Post-Polio Support Group

 

April 17, 2017 Mid-Ohio Valley Post-Polio Support Group

 

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Ohio Polio Network Board Meeting

Skype (audio only)

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

7:00 PM

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 Links to Recent Articles

  

Polio survivors fight for proper treatment of post-polio syndrome

 

How To Exercise If You Are Living With Post Polio Syndrome

 

His wife stared down polio, now she's waiting to see what else life has in store: Phillip Morris

 

Dundalk woman shortlisted for Silver Surfer award

 

Clinical Trials Post-Polio Syndrome

 

Treatment with L-citrulline in patients with post-polio syndrome: study protocol for a single-center, randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial

 

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute Post Polio Clinic

 

'I endured six months in an iron lung with polio - now illness has struck again 55 years on'

 

Opportunity to interview Anne Wafula-Strike MBE ahead of Disabled Access Day

 

Retail Savings Guide for People with Disabilities

 

Gillingham and Rainham MP Rehman Chishti to speak about post-polio syndrome in House of Commons

 

Marilyn Shuler: 'Accepting who you are is the key to everything'

 

In Memory of Patty Harding, Akron Post-Polio Support Group

 

United Spinal Association Writes President Trump to Maintain Provision in Affordable Care Act: Employment for Wheelchair Users and All People with Disabilities at Stake

 

Three Australian polio survivors are travelling to India to help the WHO's polio eradication initiative

 

Grandmother of disability-rights movement, Zona Roberts: "We will prevail"

 

ND study finds challenges in helping elderly stay at home

 

In Memory of Isabel Pfahl, longtime member of the Akron Post-Polio Support Group

 

We are saddened by the passing of long time OPN member Paul J. Everson

 

Chronic Illness Masquerading as Acute Problem: Post-Polio Syndrome

 

Robotic Exoskeletons Are the New Wheelchairs

 

80-year-old Zhejiang farmer has cared for his son with polio for last 50 years

 

Woman to beat post-polio blues with Himalayan dream

 

Tronetti: Winning the war against polio

 

Braun Lift Recall

 

Clinical Trial Study of "Post-Polio Syndrome"

 

Living in an Iron Lung: 'It was a long, airtight coffin-shaped box with my head sticking out at one end'

 

Polio survivors race against the clock

 

Polio Patients in Northern Italy, a 50 Year Follow-up

 

Celebrating 65 years helping the community

 

Best Exercise And Treatment For Post Polio Residual Paralysis

 

Post-polio Syndrome

 

Polio brings a lifetime of challenges

 

For Chinese Orphan with a Disability, Life in the U.S. Brought the Strength to Help a Friend Left Behind

 

'Time/Life (Song for the Whales and Other Beings)' Review

 

Hilton Head arts giant Joe Bowler dies

 

The Bulletin British Polio Fellowship November/December

 

Remap Oxfordshire celebrates 40 years of custom-making household objects for disabled clients

 

The Larooco Log: A Rare and Intimate Glimpse Into the Life of FDR

 

Polio - a disease that haunts victims even later in life

 

Ulster man who contracted polio as child tells his story

 

A Reboot For Wheelchair That Can Stand Up And Climb Stairs

 

When the First Iron Lung Was Used in Boston

 

Polio Child My Life From A Children's Hospital to Post-Polio Syndrome

 

Polio survivors face new disability

 

Post Polio Syndrome: What is it, and why does it matter?

French displays collection at gallery

 

 

Many unaware of late effects of polio

 

The Warm Springs Story: Legacy & Legend

Warm Springs 2005 Movie on YouTube

 

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

Post-Polio Health International Post-Polio Clinics

 

MedStar National Rehabilitation Network Post-Polio Program

Managing Post-Polio Chapter 1 Lauro Halstead, M.D.

 

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)

 

United Spinal Creates UsersFirst Mobility Map: First On-line Tool for Wheelchair Consumers

Access to Medical Care For Individuals With Mobility Disabilities

 

Polio Australia's July 2014 Polio Oz News

The End Of Polio Sign the Petition

 

 

Polio and Post Polio Syndrome

Information about Post-Polio Syndrome

PPS Internet Resources Updated 04/01/2015

NINDS Motor Neuron Diseases Information Page

 

2014 Consumer Action Handbook (USA.Gov)

Laws and Regulations

 

NEW - 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 Ohio

 

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