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Home, Akron, Mid-Ohio Valley, and Miami Valley PPSG pages updated May 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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Memorial Day - May 29, 2016

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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

  

June 11, 2016 Akron Post-Polio Support Group

 

June 13, 2016 Mid-Ohio Valley Post-Polio Support Group

 

September 24, 2016 Miami Valley Post-Polio Support Group

 

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 Links to Recent Articles

  

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)

 

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

 

A World of Her Own

 

North West Region scoops gold at National Indoor Games

 

Waterford resident memorializes women who helped cure her polio as a child

 

Casey's Pond resident returns to slopes at age 74

 

Venice's gondolas become accessible to wheelchair users

 

Experiences and perspectives of patients with post-polio syndrome and therapists with exercise and cognitive behavioural therapy

 

Maine Jewish Film Festival serves up 'Breakfast at Ina's'

 

Poliomyelitis/Post-Polio Syndrome

 

Post Polio Syndrome: A guide to management (British Polio)

 

Post Polio Syndrome (PPS)

 

Polio: forgotten but not gone

 

'The most feared disease of childhood and adolescence' and 'a deafening silence': polio and post-polio in Australia

 

Handicapped Bathrooms: Use as a Last Resort, unless you Actually Need One!

 

Making strides with an upright walker

 

Congratulations & Many Thanks to Ruth McCort

 

Navigate the Maze of Pain - American Chronic Pain Association

 

Wind Crest Resident Determined to Beat His Post-Polio-Syndrome Hits Ski Slopes Again

 

In Memory of James M. Ellison

 

Laugh and the world laughs with you

 

EX-COUNCIL WORKER REVEALS 65-YEAR FIGHT WITH POLIO

 

New research shows British population shocked at plight of Polio survivors

 

7 Facts About Sci-Fi Visionary Arthur C. Clarke

 

In Memory of Randall A. Vannoy

 

Co-enzyme Q10 does not help fatigue in post-polio patients

 

Strive For Good Health - Part II Polio PPS Post Polio Syndrome

 

Mennonite Heritage Center exhibit highlights work of Fritz and Trudi Eberhardt

 

REMEMBERING TWO GREAT BISHOPS

 

Post-polio syndrome: Australia's forgotten disability

 

Post-polio syndrome Little-known condition links patients to their past

 

Polio Survivor Turned Doctor

 

Mid-Ohio Valley PPSG Warren Peascoe - Third Runner-up in PHI Contest

 

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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