Welcome to the

Ohio Polio Network

Website

Home, In Memorial,  and Akron, and Mid-Ohio Valley PPSG pages updated April 22, 2018.

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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. 

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We are pleased to announce that
the Ohio Polio Network Conference
will be held on
Saturday, September 15, 2018,
at Tuscora Park, New Philadelphia, OH.
Select the link below for information:
 
 

2018 Ohio Polio Network Conference

 Patrick Kelly
Ohio Polio Network President

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OPN Membership Form

Thank You to our 2017 Ohio Polio Network Donors

 

Contact Us Page

 

In Memorial

 

 

 

 

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Polio History Smithsonian Institution

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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

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Information about Amazon Smile



 

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 Post Polio Support Group Meetings

  

 

May 12, 2018 Akron Post-Polio Support Group

 

May 21, 2018 Mid-Ohio Valley Post-Polio Support Group

 

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 Ohio Polio Network Board Meeting

Monday, April 30, 2018, 1:00 PM via Skype

  

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 Links to Recent Articles

  

In Memory of Joanne Sage - Our Tribute to a Fellow Polio Survivor and Good Friend

 

In Memory of Joanne Sage

 

SOOKE HISTORY: 1953 polio epidemic took Sooke by storm

 

NEWS FROM THE EUROPEAN POLIO UNION

 

The modern fight against post-polio syndrome ramps up as sufferers fight misdiagnosis and rising costs

 

In Memory of Jim Kirchheimer

 

In Memory of Ruby Adams

 

In Memory of Madonna Ruth Kutcher and Madonna's story "I am a Polio Survivor"

 

HSE battles new wave of polio issues 30 years after last recorded case

 

HOUSE VOTES TO GUT THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT TO NIP 'ABUSIVE LAWSUITS'

 

KC woman one of few relying on iron lung to help her breathe after polio paralyzed her

 

America's last iron lung users on their lives spent inside obsolete ventilators

 

Sun City Workshop teaches method for chronic pain relief

 

Honoring Dr. Forest Tennant's 50-Plus Years in Pain Management

 

The Invisibility of Being Old, Disabled or Both

 

Polio book best seller

 

ADA suit against marketplace reinstated on appeal

 

The activity that helped a disabled Boca man, 77, re-energize his life

 

Are you old? Infirm? Then kindly disappear.

 

Post-Polio Care Past, Present, and Future Conference

 

More Links to Articles

 

 

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

 

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