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Ohio Polio Network

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Home,  Akron, Mid-Ohio Valley and Lorain County PPSG and In Memorial  pages  updated Aug 27, 2014

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Contact Us Page

 

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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Whatever Happened to Polio

 

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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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Charles "Todd" Lee (03/11/1932 - 06/29/2013) Memorial

 

Abilities Expo Boston

 

'One in a Million:' Polio hasn't stopped Dietz from reaching out to help

 

Surviving on Kindness: Dallas man in iron lung recounts life guided by compassion

 

"I'm a fighter": 90 surgeries later, Corina Zalace hasnt let polio keep her down

 

Polio facts

 

'Disabled By Polio, But Enabled By Determination': How Paralympian Anne Wafula Strike MBE Can Inspire Us All

 

Remembering those who never forget: Polio survivors share their story

 

Ankle-foot orthoses that restrict dorsiflexion improve walking in polio survivors with calf muscle weakness

 

Mid-Ohio Valley Post-Polio Support Group of the Wood County Society Celebrates 20th Anniversary

 

Polio Place - Mid-Ohio Valley Post-Polio Support Group of the Wood County Society

 

Officials Declare Overseas Polio as Public Health Emergency

 

Building and evolving an answering service

 

Patsy Soderstrom Shellie (10/7/1938 - 06/28/2014)

 

Michigan Polio Network - From the Chair - Summer 2014

 

POLIO SURVIVORS TO GATHER IN ST. LOUIS (MAY 31-JUNE 3)

 

Remembering Jazz Legend Charlie Haden, Who Crafted His Voice In Bass

 

Westbrook: Polio was the frightening enigma of the 1950s

 

Debilitating disease forges strong friendship

 

Aging With Grace For Boomers With Disabilities

 

'New Life, No Instructions,' by Gail Caldwell

 

Maries Candies owner shares father's polio plight

 

Polio and Famous People Who Survived It - PBS

 

THE POLITICAL FIGHT AGAINST 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 March 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 08/15/2014

NINDS Motor Neuron Diseases Information Page

 

2014 Consumer Action Handbook (USA.Gov)

Laws and Regulations

 

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

 

POST POLIO NEWS ARCHIVE PAGE

Post-Polio Support Group Philosophy, Guidelines, and Resources Compiled by Joan L. Headley, Executive Director, Post-Polio Health International (2008)

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 Post Polio Support Group Meetings

  

September 2, 2014 Lorain County Post Polio Support Group

 

September 13, 2014 Akron Post Polio Support Group

 

September 15, 2014 Mid-Ohio Valley Post Polio Support Group

 

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Ohio Polio Network

Annual Membership Meeting

followed by 

OPN Board Meeting

Saturday, October 4, 2014

11:45 AM - 3:00 PM

Westerville, OH Public Library

Meeting Room B

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Additional Information on Annual Meeting

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Post-Polio Conferences and Events

 

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Post-Polio Health International 11th International Conference Promoting Healthy Ideas

 

Post-Polio Conferences Around the World Calendar at Post-Polio Health International

 

European Conference on Polio Copenhagen Presentations 2011(videos)

 

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