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Home, About Us, 2018 Donors, Akron and Mid-Ohio Valley PPSG pages updated December 8, 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, 2018 thru August 31, 2019. 

 

 

OPN Membership Form

Thank You to our 2018 Ohio Polio Network Donors

 

Contact Us Page

 

In Memorial

 

 

 

 

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“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”
– Charles Dickens


On Behalf of the Ohio Polio Network, Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy New Year to you and your families. 

 

Patrick Kelly 
Ohio Polio Network President

 

2018 Ohio Polio Conference Program

2018 Ohio Polio Network Conference Pictures

2018 OPN Conference Presentation Hallie Baker PhD

2018 Bernice Krumhansl Award - Alice Sporar

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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

  

 

December 8, 2018 Akron Post-Polio Support Group

 

March 18, 2019 Mid-Ohio Valley Post-Polio Support Group

 

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 Ohio Polio Network Board Meeting

Monday, January 28, 2019

1:00 PM via Skype

  

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 Links to Recent Articles

  

Ohio Polio Network turns 25 as an independent organization

 

Those Living With Disabilities Thank George H.W. Bush

 

Polio cases no longer declining; WHO fears global resurgence

 

Rotary Club of Topeka hears personal story about polio

 

Why It's Hard For Doctors To Diagnose Polio-Like AFM

 

AFTER A MYSTERIOUS ILLNESS PARALYZED HER SON, THIS MOM TURNED TO POLIO SURVIVORS FOR ANSWERS

 

Post-Polio Syndrome Fact Sheet

 

Respiratory Muscle In Post-Polio Syndrome: Highlights

 

Meeting Your Doctor? You'd Better Speak Fast

 

Vaccine breakthrough brings researchers closer to eliminating polio worldwide

 

New light on an old disease still lived in the now

 

Nelson man an upright citizen as new brace technology fitted

 

Notable Neighbor Jack Williams: He's 88, a polio survivor and a witness to the Miracle of Hickory

 

Encyclopedia of Polio and PPS - Index by Subject

 

Woman finds her forever home with longtime friend, fellow quadriplegic

 

Physical Exercise in Post-Polio Syndrome: Highlights

 

SENIOR LOOKOUT: Post-polio syndrome: What to know

 

Group of people with polio and affected by the post polio...

 

World Polio Day celebrates history in the making

 

Rotary on a mission to stop the global spread of polio

 

'Never give up' : Rotary honors World Polio Day

 

20,000 flowers planted at Stoke Mandeville Stadium to mark World Polio Day

 

No new patients, but numerous old patients struggle

 

Polio-like Virus Hits Northern Illinois

 

Polio forgotten but not gone | Opinion

 

Lifesaving Breath

 

Polio 'truths' revealed at Rotary Club

 

Cenla polio survivor joins local movement to eradicate the disease

 

Polio survivors threaten 'campaign of protest' against Rehab

 

Remembering A Time When Polio Paralyzed America

 

2018 WE'RE STILL HERE! Essay Contest Results

 

 

 

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A POLIO SURVEILLANCE OFFICER

 

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

 

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

 

POST POLIO NEWS ARCHIVE PAGE