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Home, Links by Subject, and Akron, Mid-Ohio Valley, and Miami Valley PPSG pages updated September 28 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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Have a wonderful Fall!

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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

  

 

October 8, 2016 Akron Post-Polio Support Group

 

October 10, 2016 Mid-Ohio Valley Post-Polio Support Group

 

November 30, 2016 Miami Valley Post-Polio Support Group

 

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Ohio Polio Network Board Meeting

Skype (audio only)

Thursday, November 17, 2016

7:00 PM

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 Links to Recent Articles

  

Points of View Fran Henke photographs pomes and polio

 

Polio survivors face new disability

 

Polio: In the Shadow of Fear

 

Book shares personal insights into a frightening disease now all but forgotten

 

Mother Teresa Made Him Believe He Could Fly - And He Did

 

Find support group for lingering pain of post-polio syndrome

 

In Reaction to Zika outbreak, Echoes of Polio

 

Post-polio syndrome cut Pam's therapist career short

 

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

 

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

 

EMERGENCY AIRPLANE EVACUATIONS FOR WHEELCHAIR USERS & DISABLED TRAVELERS

 

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

 

 

Many unaware of late effects of polio

 

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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