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Ohio Polio Network


Home,  Akron, Miami Valley and Mid-Ohio Valley PPSG pages updated Nov 7, 2017.


September 1st is the beginning of the new OPN membership year.

Please renew your membership to OPN. Dues are only $10 a year.

The OPN year is from September 1, 2017 thru August 31, 2018. 

We are pleased to announce that the next Ohio Polio Network Conference will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018, at Tuscora Park, New Philadelphia, OH. More information to come in January.
Patrick Kelly
Ohio Polio Network President


OPN Membership Form

Thank You to our 2016 Ohio Polio Network Donors

Our List of 2017 Donors will be published in the December OPN Newsletter "The Polio Post"and on the website. The list will include anyone who made a donation received by OPN during this year through the end of November 2017.


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In Memorial











Polio History Smithsonian Institution




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.


The Late Effects of Polio Information for General Practitioners




Information about Amazon Smile



 Post Polio Support Group Meetings



November 11, 2017 Akron Post-Polio Support Group


November 11, 2017 Miami Valley Post-Polio Support Group


November 13, 2017 Mid-Ohio Valley Post-Polio Support Group




 Links to Recent Articles


In Memory of Russell Currier Sage


In Memory of Linda Sue Rowland Straub


Senior MSP cites Post Polio Syndrome awareness as "unacceptable"


Bill Gates predicts polio will be eliminated this year as a report reveals there are just 12 cases left worldwide


Lincoln polio campaigner rubs shoulders with the stars at premiere of film 'Breathe'


Custom-trained service dog 'has given me freedom,' says polio survivor


Polio survivor shares his story for World Polio Day


The Late Effects of Polio: Do you know the signs?


Rotary Club sponsors Crab Soup Competition for Polio


Mental health focus of Polio Day 2017 event in Bendigo


Polio survivors perceptions of a multi-disciplinary rehabilitation programme


Nancy (Baldwin) Carter 1936-2017, Founder of the Nebraska Polio Survivors Association


In Memory of Kathleen Boris


Seated dance class has Sunshine Coast seniors in a spin


America the Beautiful - National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Annual Pass


Polio's painful aftermath: Group reaches out with information and support for survivors as they age


Polio victim helps others


Wheelchair bound grandfather's charity swim


Polio survivor takes to the track


Grants for Home Modification: 16 Resources for Homeowners with Disabilities


Mid Ohio Valley Post Polio Group


Sales Tax Holidays


Post-Polio Care Past, Present, and Future Conference


Hastings woman Fran Henke, who contracted polio at 3, says anti vaxxers could create another epidemic


How Dallas dealt polio a massive blow by vaccinating 900,000 people in two days


Disability Rights and Responsibilities for Commercial Landlords


Italian wheelchair hopes to bring users freedom


Occupational Therapy Presentation (PDF) by Carrie Stutler at the Mid-Ohio Valley PPSG Meeting


The Warm Springs Story: Legacy & Legend


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



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)


Access to Medical Care For Individuals With Mobility Disabilities


Polio Australia's July 2014 Polio Oz News

The End Of Polio Sign the Petition



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


Network of Care For Seniors and People with Disabilities