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

 

Westbrook: Polio was the frightening enigma of the 1950s

 

Debilitating disease forges strong friendship

 

Aging With Grace For Boomers With Disabilities

 

Order The Consumer Action Handbook at USA.gov

 

'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

 

Ciro de Quadros, 74, Dies; Leader in Ridding Latin America of Polio

 

Polio victim urges survivors to act

 

Not until the 1950s were rehab programs available for polio

 

Aldenham pupils given talk on polio

 

Polio robbed me of my dad and my sporting dreams

 

Q&A: Polio's History and Why It's Again Becoming a Threat

 

WHO sounds alarm on spread of polio

 

Pay attention to post-polio syndrome

 

Reinvented Wheel can run smoothly down steps

Softwheel Video

 

Living with Polio

 

Today in WSJ History April 25, 1955: Polio Vaccine

 

Flatwoods woman thrives despite polio

 

Apr 26, 1954: Polio vaccine trials begin

 

Sixtieth Anniversary for Polio Pioneers

 

Lookback: Muskegon County takes polio precautions in 1950s; disease did strike once in 1997

 

Geography in the News: Polio Returns with Tenacity

 

Polio and Post Polio Syndrome

 

60th anniversary of polio vaccine, first administered in Pa.

 

Salk Institute Open This Weekend For Look At Research

 

March Of Dimes Honors Founder FDR At Presidential Library

 

United Spinal Hosts Free Webinars - Motion Therapy Technology & Transitioning to Mobility devices

 

New virtual sailing program helping master disabilities (video)

 

64-year-old paralympian overcomes challenge after challenge

 

Survivor creates support group for post-polio syndrome

 

Sesame Stairs (video)

 

Neurological conditions among older people are falling off the health agenda

 

The Warm Springs Story: Legacy & Legend

 

Warm Springs 2005 Movie on YouTube

NINDS Motor Neuron Diseases Information Page

 

Book Review - Nekkid by Frank M. Lee

 

Access to Medical Care For Individuals With Mobility Disabilities

 

 

NINDS Motor Neuron Diseases Information Page

 

 

Information about Post-Polio Syndrome

 

Post-Polio Syndrome: The Australian Experience (Videos from 2005)

 

2014 Consumer Action Handbook (USA.Gov)

 

Guide to the ADA Standards

 

 

Guide to the ABA Standards

 

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

 

Polio Australia's March 2014 Polio Oz News

The End Of Polio Sign the Petition

PPS Internet Resources Updated 04/01/2014

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

  

July 12, 2014 Akron Post Polio Support Group

 

July 21, 2014 Mid-Ohio Valley Post Polio Support Group

 

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Ohio Polio Network Board Meeting

Saturday, August 23, 2014

12:00 - 3:00 PM

Westerville, OH Public Library

Conference Room

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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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