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United States of America
State and local Government on the Net.
The State and Local Government on the Net Directory
provides convenient one-stop access to the websites of thousands of
state agencies and city and county governments. Only pages that are
controlled and managed by state and local government agencies are
Welcome to DisabilityInfo.gov, the comprehensive Federal website of disability-related government resources.
Texas Polio Survivors' Association
John Hopkins University of Medicine
Johns Hopkins site provides the latest on
antibiotics, vaccines, infection control, primary care, faculty contact
information and other valuable information for patients with infectious
diseases and their caregivers.
A site for disabled with a lot of polio and PPS related articles and links. Search for Polio.
Polio Experience Network
Polio Experience Network - P.E.N. - is a Washington
state-registered charity whose goals include: 1) giving emotional and
informational support to polio survivors, their families and friends;
2) helping to educate the medical community and the public in general
about post-polio syndrome; and 3) helping individuals with practical
Addressing issues of post-polio compromise through networking and fellowship.
North Central Florida Post-Polio Support Group
We are a non-profit community service group reaching
out to well over 600 survivors of polio within a 75-mile radius of
Ocala, Florida, and to hundreds of other survivors throughout the
United States, Canada and Europe since our founding in 1990.
Polio Information Center Online(PICO)
The Polio Information Center Online (PICO) provides
information about polio virus, the causative agent of paralytic
poliomyelitis and also an important model system for studying viruses
in the family Picornaviridae.
Case Study of a Polio Survivor's Adaptations.
Providing excellent care for patients with post-polio syndrome.
Jim Lubin's Home Page
Many Links to a variety of web sites, including astronomy, computers, geography, Internet and other informational sites.
This site contains a variety of resources for the
learning disabilities community. But, we're generalists so the site
also includes essays on a variety of topics, reviews of things, events,
and ideas that catch our interest that we think you might want to know
The New Civil Rights
The California breeze blew exceptionally warm that
fall day in 1962 as Ed Roberts, a post polio quadriplegic, was lifted
out of his wheelchair, carried up a mountain of steps, and situated in
Room 201 of Cal Hall at the University of California at Berkeley. "It
was a perfect day, a wonderful day, an exceptional day," says
Americans with Disabilities Act Document Center
ADA Statute, Regulations, ADAAG (Americans with
Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines), Federally Reviewed Tech
Sheets, and Other Assistance Documents.
Disability-Related Resources on the Web
Disability-Related Sites on the World Wide Web.
Harry Bartfeld, M.D.
Harry Bartfeld, M.D., and his co-investigators are
interested in the natural history and management of post-polio syndrome
(PPS), the collection of patient materials for interrelated studies of
PPS, and evaluation of neurotrophic factors on motor neurons. This is a
joint clinical interest of the Departments of Neurology and
Jann's Polio Story (1953)
Jann's PPS Nutrition
Famous Polio People
Have Scooter, Will Travel: Jann's Vacations
Saskatchewan Awareness of Post-Polio
Our name says it all about who we are. Information on Polio, Post-Polio Syndrome,
PPS, Post-Polio Fatigue, PPS Treatments, links to worldwide support, and other interesting stuff.
Central & South America
ASOCIACION POST POLIO LITAFF A.C.
Haz llegado a la primera Asociación Mexicana
que trata sobre el Síndrome de Post Polio (SPP), un
síndrome que padecen las personas que contrajimos, Poliomielitis
y que hasta el momento no es reconocido por médicos ni
instituciones mexicanas de salud al igual en la mayor parte de
Information in English is found here
Síndrome Post Polio.
Bienvenidos al Web de Lilyana Marasco. Aquí
encontrarás información sobre el síndrome
postpolio, tema de gran relevancia en la actualidad, y además
podrás leer algún poema i saber ciertas cosas sobre mi
Tom Dempsey's Polio and Post-Polio Information Packet
These pages are dedicated to those who fought dragons
in their youth and now -- when the world has grown cold -- must fight
again. Many articles about PPS collected by Tom Dempsy. This is now a
part of Lincolnshire Post-Polio Network
. We recommend you browse this huge informative and supportive site.
Post-Polio Syndrome - NIH Guide
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and
Stroke (NINDS) encourages the submission of applications for research
grants related to the post-polio syndrome. The NINDS invites grant
applications to support research in all aspects of the post-polio
Landsforeningen for polioskadde
European Polio Union
The European Polio Union (EPU) is a European umbrella organisation for national organisations that support people who have had polio and for people that are currently coping with Post Polio Syndrome (PPS).
POG---PPS Online Guide
The Polio Salon Japan
A Total Information Resource for "POLIO" and "POST POLIO" in Japan
by Mr. Nakagane, a polio survivor.
Australia and Oceania
Post Polio Network of NSW Inc
This is the Distribution site for the Post Polio Network of NSW, Australia`s Newsletter.