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Home and Akron, Mid-Ohio Valley, and Miami Valley PPSG pages updated July 21, 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

 

 

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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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Thank You to our 2015 Ohio Polio Network Donors

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 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

 

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Ohio Polio Network Board Meeting

Skype (audio only)

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

7:00 PM

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 Links to Recent Articles

  

Mid-Ohio Valley Post-Polio Support Group celebrates Anniversary

 

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

 

POLIO SURVIVORS IN THE 21ST CENTURY

 

Plant-based Polio booster vaccine

 

CDC - VACCINE INFORMATION STATEMENT Polio 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

 

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

 

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