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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







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


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


July 9, 2016 Akron Post-Polio Support Group


September 24, 2016 Miami Valley Post-Polio Support Group



 Links to Recent Articles


A Pioneering Force: The author's mother was widowed with three young children at age 53, but she never let polio compromise her independence.


Outcomes of Total Knee Arthroplasty in Patients With Poliomyelitis


Post-polio syndrome: The sequel


Tributes paid to Birmingham 1950s polio campaigner


Asymmetrical bone loss in a patient with poliomyelitis: an indication for anti-osteoporotic therapy


Polio struck terror in Houston and across the nation


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)


In Memory of Paul Croley (1920 - 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




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




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