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Ohio Polio Network


Home and Akron, Mid-Ohio Valley, and Miami Valley PPSG pages updated Aug 5, 2016


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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







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.




Thank You to our 2015 Ohio Polio Network Donors


 Post Polio Support Group Meetings


August 8, 2016 Mid-Ohio Valley Post-Polio Support Group


August 13, 2016 Akron Post-Polio Support Group


September 24, 2016 Miami Valley Post-Polio Support Group



Ohio Polio Network Board Meeting

Skype (audio only)

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

7:00 PM


 Links to Recent Articles


Polio survivor's tale of terror, hope; post-polio syndrome and its treatments; how ethics consultants help hospital patients: Upstate Medical Universitys HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 31, 2016 (audio archived program)


Back-to-school: Where to save with sales-tax holidays


Storytellers: Make this election count with Emily Ladau


French displays collection at gallery




Are your parking lots ADA compliant? Here's what businesses NEED to know


Mid-Ohio Valley Post-Polio Support Group celebrates Anniversary


Disability Voter Registration Week July 11 - 15 Wood County, WV Proclamation




Plant-based Polio booster vaccine




Iron lung exhibit of late '50s state fairs controversial


10 Things to Know about the ADA and Beyond


Polio survivor group aims to create community, educate in Hickory


Pennsylvania Polio Survivors Network - July 2016

Radio Interview with Dr. Richard L. Bruno, PhD


Ted Hill: Post-polio patients need Elvis moment


Important New Paper published on Anestheria and Polio

(This PDF File may take a minute to downloadt Use the back arrow on your brwser to return to the OPN website)


United Spinal's 5th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill Gathers Wheelchair Users to Advocate for Veterans and People Living with Spinal Cord Injuries/Disorders


Many unaware of late effects of polio


A Pioneering Force: The author's mother was widowed with three young children at age 53, but she never let polio compromise her independence.


Outcomes of Total Knee Arthroplasty in Patients With Poliomyelitis


Post-polio syndrome: The sequel


Tributes paid to Birmingham 1950s polio campaigner


Asymmetrical bone loss in a patient with poliomyelitis: an indication for anti-osteoporotic therapy


Polio struck terror in Houston and across the nation


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


In Memory of Joanne Gellner (1929 - 2016)


In Memory of Tammie Tschappat (1947 - 2016)


In Memory of Paul Croley (1920 - 2016)


APRIL 26, 1954 Polio vaccine trials begin


Oklahoma City polio victim receives 87 roses honoring her birthday, post-polio group work


How Polio Survivors Can Avoid Tracheostomies


Area children treated with Salk polio vaccine in 1955


Decades later, Polio still lingers with Johnson


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