Greetings

from the

 Ohio Polio Network

 

Home,  Akron and Mid-Ohio Valley PPSG and Miami Valley Polio Connection pages updated April 16,  2015

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Application for Membership/Renewal

Contact Us Page

 

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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Defeating Polio, The Disease That Paralyzed America

 

Jonas Salk's Polio Vaccine Makes A Comeback

 

Memorial acknowledges 80 years of disability support

 

Seattle Polio Survivor Describes Lasting Impact Of Disease

 

Polio Australia: Improving Health Outcome for Australia's Polio Survivors

 

'Four feet instead of two': A polio survivors baseball legacy

 

Wood Co. Society Telethon Eclipses $100k Goal Post-polio support the oldest support group in the valley, of any sort (Mid-Ohio Valley PPSG)

 

In Memory of Howard A. Palmer

 

Restless Legs Syndrome and Post-polio Syndrome

 

Thousands With Disabilities To Get Rental Assistance

 

'51 Broughton grad shares story of surviving polio

 

Decades After Recovery, Polio Strikes Back

 

People with disabilities want appropriate accommodations

 

In Memory of Frederick S. Gallo (1939 - 2014)

 

In Memory of Marie M.Gessler (1929 - 2015)

 

In Memory of Jeremiah Allen Range (1944 - 2015)

 

Jim Gellner, Akron's dear and most wonderful post-polio member and friend has passed way

 

Doctors save the limb of 55-year-old farmer

 

Polio survivors band together for solace and strength

 

Long-standing poliomyelitis and psychological health Study NIH

 

This Day in History: February 23rd- Eradicating Polio

 

McMaster University - Polio Genomics Study Letter (pdf file)

 

Jonas Salk, the Polio Vaccine, and The Shot Felt 'Round the World'

 

8 Things You May Not Know About Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine

 

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

 

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

  

 

April 20, 2015 Mid-Ohio Valley Post Polio Support Group

 

May 9, 2015 Akron Post Polio Support Group

 

June 13, 2015 Miami Valley Post Polio Connection

 

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Ohio Polio Network Board Meeting

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

7:00 PM 

Skype (Audio Only) Meeting 

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Ohio Polio Network Member Meeting

Saturday, May 2, 2015

 Noon

Discussion regarding the newly revised

OPN Constitution

Conference Room

Westerville Public Library

Westerville, OH 

Ohio Polio Network Revised Constitution Information Link

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Post-Polio Conferences and Events

   

Ohio Polio Network Conference

Saturday, September 19, 2015

New Philadelphia, OH

More information coming soon!

 

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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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