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United States of America

GlobeState 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 included.

GlobeDisabilityInfo.gov

Welcome to DisabilityInfo.gov, the comprehensive Federal website of disability-related government resources.

GlobeTexas Polio Survivors' Association

GlobeJohn 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.

GlobeNew Mobility
A site for disabled with a lot of polio and PPS related articles and links. Search for Polio.

GlobePolio 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 needs.

GlobePolio Epic

Addressing issues of post-polio compromise through networking and fellowship.

GlobeNorth 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.

globePolio 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.

globeAssistive Devices

Case Study of a Polio Survivor's Adaptations.

globeNurse Week

Providing excellent care for patients with post-polio syndrome.

globeJim Lubin's Home Page

Many Links to a variety of web sites, including astronomy, computers, geography, Internet and other informational sites.

globeLD Resources

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 about.

globeThe 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 Roberts....

globeAmericans with Disabilities Act Document Center

ADA Statute, Regulations, ADAAG (Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines), Federally Reviewed Tech Sheets, and Other Assistance Documents.

globeDisability-Related Resources on the Web

Disability-Related Sites on the World Wide Web.

globeHarry 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 Rehabilitation Medicine.

globeJann's Polio Story (1953)

globeJann's PPS Nutrition

globeFamous Polio People

globeHave Scooter, Will Travel: Jann's Vacations


Canada

globeSaskatchewan 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

globeASOCIACION 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 Latinoamérica.
Information in English is found here.

globeSíndrome 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 vida.

Europe

globeTom 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.

globePost-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 syndrome...

globeLandsforeningen for polioskadde

LFPS sitt web-område. LFPS er en landforening av Norges Handikapforbund.

globeEuropean 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).

Africa


Asia

Japan

globePOG---PPS Online Guide

globeThe Polio Salon Japan

A Total Information Resource for "POLIO" and "POST POLIO" in Japan by Mr. Nakagane, a polio survivor.

Australia and Oceania

globePost Polio Network of NSW Inc

This is the Distribution site for the Post Polio Network of NSW, Australia`s Newsletter.


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