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Home,  Akron and Mid-Ohio Valley PPSG, Links and In Memorial pages updated March 24,  2015

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Application for Membership/Renewal

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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Restless Legs Syndrome and Post-polio Syndrome

 

Thousands With Disabilities To Get Rental Assistance

 

'51 Broughton grad shares story of surviving polio

 

Decades After Recovery, Polio Strikes Back

 

People with disabilities want appropriate accommodations

 

In Memory of Frederick S. Gallo (1939 - 2014)

 

In Memory of Marie M.Gessler (1929 - 2015)

 

In Memory of Jeremiah Allen Range (1944 - 2015)

 

Jim Gellner, Akron's dear and most wonderful post-polio member and friend has passed way

 

Doctors save the limb of 55-year-old farmer

 

Polio survivors band together for solace and strength

 

Long-standing poliomyelitis and psychological health Study NIH

 

This Day in History: February 23rd- Eradicating Polio

 

McMaster University - Polio Genomics Study Letter (pdf file)

 

When polio held Houston in fear

 

A path to pain

 

United Spinal Association Demands Wheelchair Accessible Taxicabs in DC for Those With ALS, Other Spinal Conditions

 

A polio survivor speaks: 'Let them have the vaccine'

 

PPS Health

 

Local woman benefits from aquatic therapy

 

Post-polio by Jack Briggs

 

7 Examples of discrimination most people with disabilities experience every day

The Moblity Resource

 

Researchers crack code to halt infections by common cold and polio viruses

 

'It's going to change my life' - polio sufferer extols virtues of bionic leg

 

The Iron Lung

 

When Ike Trusted a New Vaccine

 

The Dangers of Not Vaccinating Your Child

 

Can We Ever Really Eradicate a Disease?

 

Polio once scourge of America's children

 

Polio and PPS: 1952 Survivor's Notes

 

Man with post-polio syndrome skis again

 

Binghamton native talks about surviving Polio

 

Fatigue and Functional Capacity in Persons with Post-Polio Syndrome

 

World War Two veteran who dedicated his life to helping polio sufferers to receive MBE

 

Watch Mario DeSantis play 'Auld Lang Syne': A tale of resilience, despite the echoes of polio

 

Helen W. Solomon (1917 - 2014)

 

St. John Providence Health System Symptoms of Post-Polio

 

Flagler College Radio disc jockey with post-polio syndrome signs off

 

Passion for babies births decades-long career

 

Polio: A Hidden Part Of Jamaican History

 

Dr. Ernest Johnson 1924-2014: Founder of Ohio State rehab unit was advocate for disabled

 

OPN and the Post-Polio Community mourn the passing of Dr. Ernest (Ernie) W. Johnson

 

The Salk Polio Vaccine: 'Greatest Public Health Experiment in History'

 

In Praise of Joni Mitchell

 

A-J Remembers: Polio patients fought hard for their victories

 

Itzhak Perlman honored with Salk Award

 

Carrollton group offers support, fellowship to those suffering from post-polio

 

New book -Three Quick Steps by Robert Emmett

 

Jonas Salk, the Polio Vaccine, and The Shot Felt 'Round the World'

 

8 Things You May Not Know About Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine

 

Vaccine-resistant polio strain discovered

 

Norfolk and Norwich Art Circle launch exhibition supporting the British Polio Fellowship

 

Post Polio Syndrome - the hidden legacy of a disease that cast a 50-year shadow

 

Post Polio Syndrome sufferer fights on despite debilitating condition

 

Local woman was Polio poster child nearly 70 years ago

 

Wildflower power against Post Polio Syndrome on the eve of PPS Day 2014

 

Oye! Health What Is Post Polio Syndrome? New Polio Québec Video

 

Rotary Club to celebrate Golden Anniversary

 

"Post-Polio Experts Present" posted on Polio Place during WERE STILL HERE! week

 

Polio survivors reunite in the Twin Cities

 

Illness is a life sentence

 

'The Roosevelts', Documentary Series on PBS

 

THE ROOSEVELTS: An Intimate History PBS September 14th

 

The Roosevelts An Intimate History (video)

 

Iron lung serves as polio reminder

 

Local polio survivor overcame challenges

 

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

 

 

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 03/01/2015

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

 

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

  

 

April 11, 2015 Akron Post Polio Support Group

 

April 11, 2015 Miami Valley Post Polio Connection

 

April 20, 2015 Mid-Ohio Valley Post Polio Support Group

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Ohio Polio Network Board Meeting

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

7:00 PM 

Skype (Audio Only) Meeting 

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Ohio Polio Network Member Meeting

Saturday, May 2, 2015

 Noon

Discussion regarding the newly revised

OPN Constitution

Conference Room

Westerville Public Library

Westerville, OH 

Ohio Polio Network Revised Constitution Information Link

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Post-Polio Conferences and Events

   

Ohio Polio Network Conference

Saturday, September 19, 2015

New Philadelphia, OH

More information coming soon!

 

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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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