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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






Have a wonderful Fall!




Whatever Happened to Polio



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.




Thank You to our 2015 Ohio Polio Network Donors


 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



Ohio Polio Network Board Meeting

Skype (audio only)

Thursday, November 17, 2016

7:00 PM


 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




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