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The OPN year is from September 1, 2018 thru August 31, 2019. 



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In Memorial






"A fallen leaf is nothing more
than a summer's wave good-bye."
-- Unknown



2018 Ohio Polio Conference Program

2018 Ohio Polio Network Conference Pictures

2018 OPN Conference Presentation Hallie Baker PhD

2018 Bernice Krumhansl Award - Alice Sporar




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



October 13, 2018 Akron Post-Polio Support Group


October 15, 2018 Mid-Ohio Valley Post-Polio Support Group


November 10, 2018 Miami Valley Post-Polio Support Group



 Ohio Polio Network Board Meeting

Monday, October 29, 2018 

1:00 PM via Skype



 Links to Recent Articles




Brandon artist Tecari Shuman: 'Colors are important to me'


Downey Doings: Rancho opens new hospital wing


Pam Tubbs, Navy captain-turned Norfolk Rotary president


Butterfield Award Scholarships To Three Students


Trailblazing TV reporter, disabilities advocate Pam Henry dies


Letter to Editor - Greater Anglia Trains Flirts with accessibility perfection


In Memory of Gloria A. Jones


Iron lung keeping woman alive for decades now one of last remaining in US


SWIM, Inc. at Sussex County YMCA looking to build on 10 years of success


World Health Organization Polio eradication information


Systemic atrophies primarily affecting the central nervous system G14- Postpolio syndrome


Warwick Rotarians hear of work helping survivors of Polio


Registration opens for Ohio Polio Network Conference


United Spinal Association Applauds Cap on Uber Licenses


70 years ago Girls' camp curtailed due to polio


Brian braced for a new lease on life


Amid the opioid crisis, some seriously ill people risk losing drugs they depend on


Helping people with disability


Surgery Gone Wrong: Doctor To Pay Rs 10 Lakh To Polio Patient For Operating On Wrong Foot


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


Still many miles ahead for Barry


Polio Survivors to hold 25th anniversary event in Tullamore


Kasich: Technology such as Milo can improve lives of developmentally disabled featuring Central Ohio Polio Network member Patti Ruble


Curb Cuts


Polio Comes Home Pleasure and Paralysis in Candy Land



Soldiers Place 230,000 US Flags at Arlington National Cemetery


In Memory of Frank J. Baughman




September event to highlight polio survivors


Local history: Polio epidemic claimed 13 lives in Tuscarawas County in 1927


Through polio and post polio, Walker stays strong




Respiratory and Sleep problems in Post-Polio


Welcome to The BreatheBB Forum for all people who can benefit from noninvasive ventilatory care


Dr. Bach's general information on Non-Invasive assessment and treatment for neuro-muscular issues regarding breathing


Dr. Bach, his bibliography/publications and 'precautions'




Wheelchair users in UK to be given enhanced rights for bus travel


"Living in polio's shadow" - Adelaide Advertiser


Joanne Sage's Handicap Van for Sale


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


In Memory of Joanne Sage



Home Modifications - United Spinal Association


Funding for Disabled Veterans in need of Home Modifications


Grants for Home Modification: 16 Resources for Homeowners with Disabilities



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