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Home,  Akron and Miami Valley PPSG,  Board of Directors, Resources, Memorial pages updated August 5, 2022


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Ohio Polio Network Resources Page


Ohio Polio Network Membership Form (dues/donations/memorials)


Memorial Page


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Coronavirus Information Page





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About Us


Contact Us Page


Polio History Smithsonian Institution




Whatever Happened to Polio


Post-Polio Health International



Post-Polio Health International Resource Locator


Polio Place



A Polio Survivor's Guide: Funding Resources for Medical & Adaptive Resources



Post-Polio Health International Videos Youtube page


Spinal Cord Gray Matter Atrophy in Post-Polio Syndrome Tied to Functional Decline - Clinical Trial published in the European Journal of Neurology


Rare Disease Database - Post Polio Syndrome


The Late Effects of Polio Information for General Practitioners



MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital Post-Polio Program


TIRR Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Rehabilitaion and Research - Post-Polio Syndrome page


The International Rehabilitation Center for Polio at Spaulding Framingham MA


Clinical Trials Post-Polio Syndrome





Information about Amazon Smile



 Post Polio Support Group Meetings


Mid-Ohio Valley Post-Polio Support Group Update 09/16/2021


Akron Post-Polio Support Group Meeting 08/13/2022


Miami Valley Post-Polio Support Group Meeting 08/20/2022



 Ohio Polio Network Board Meeting

Friday, August 19, 2022

1:00 PM

Zoom Meeting



 Links to Recent Articles


New York Health Department says hundreds of people may be infected with polio virus


How Polio Circulated Silently in the US Before It Paralysed a New York Man


About PPS (British Polio.org)




Why Polio, Once Nearly Eradicated, Is Rebounding


This year the Ohio State Fair will be more accessible and inclusive than ever before


New York resident infected with polio, marking 1st US case in a decade (livescience)


New York adult diagnosed with polio, first US case in nearly a decade (CNN)


In Memory of Doris M. Gnepper


In Memory of Charles Humerickhouse


In Memory of Larry Lee Young Sr.


The worst postcodes for childhood vaccinations - UK


'Get the vaccine!' Polio survivor lost arm control 60 years after initial infection


Lincoln man paralysed by polio in his 20s urges vaccination take-up


Businessman paralysed by polio as a boy says its return to the UK sent shivers down his spine


Poliovirus in London wastewater: Is it a cause for concern?


The discovery of the polio virus in Britain proves we can never let our guard down


Polio's lasting legacy: 'They crossed roads to avoid us'


Polio Cases


In Memory of Norma Jean Adams


Polio victim becomes role model in fight against climate change


Polio survivors reflect on pandemic as they receive COVID-19 vaccine


Beneficial Effect of Medical Cannabis in the Treatment of a Pharmacoresistant Nausea Associated with a Somatoform Disorder in a Patient with Post-Polio Syndrome


The need for speed: polio outbreak response


Tandem cycling team cross the Nullarbor help eradicate polio


Polio again 30 years later..!? Shocking...


The enigma of post-acute infection syndromes


Post-polio syndrome a challenge for former Baraga village resident


When "Lean on me" becomes essential to survival


A local musician in The Gambia builds trust in the polio vaccine with the rhythm of his drums


In Memory of Larry Pritchard


Rotary recognizes polio activist


Post-polio syndrome (PPS)




More Links to Articles - Post-Polio News Archive


The Warm Springs Story: Legacy & Legend


University of Pittsburgh Human Engineering Research Laboratories: Research Study Recruitment


Polio Australia: What are the late effects of polio?

Mayo Clinic: Post-Polio Syndrome



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)


Polio Australia's 2020 Polio Oz News



PPS Internet Resources Updated 01/01/2017

NINDS Motor Neuron Diseases Information Page


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