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Post Polio Syndrome - A Survivors Guide By Richard Shelton
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Navigating the daily realities of Post Polio Syndrome, readers are given useful tips for everything from managing their overall health to specific suggestions on physical therapy and mobility... More > options. Compelled to speak out to other post polio survivors, the author recalls his own story of working through the many issues facing survivors, and finding a path to having all prescribed treatments covered by Medicare Health Insurance. The book is complimented by extensive online resources for additional reading and information, available to all and updated frequently. Post Polio Syndrome - A Survivors Guide is available now for ordering printed copies or electronic pdf download.< Less
Post Polio Syndrome - A Survivors Guide By Richard Shelton
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Navigating the daily realities of Post Polio Syndrome, readers are given useful tips for everything from managing their overall health to specific suggestions on physical therapy and mobility... More > options. Compelled to speak out to other post polio survivors, the author recalls his own story of working through the many issues facing survivors, and finding a path to having all prescribed treatments covered by Medicare Health Insurance. The book is complimented by extensive online resources for additional reading and information, available to all and updated frequently. Post Polio Syndrome - A Survivors Guide is available now for ordering printed copies or electronic pdf download.< Less
POLIO PRIESTHOOD MY WAY: The Making of the Legend By Abimbola Adewumi Solebo
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Life has thrown some hard knocks at Rev. Dr. Abimbola Adewumi Solebo (Nee) Jekayinfa, she was smitten with infantile paralysis ‘polio, before she was two years of age, which resulted into a... More > lifelong partial loss of the function of her right leg. According to her mother, it was a terrible time in the milestone of her life. And this was just the first in the series of positive and negative events of her personal journey in the first fifty years of her amazing life. Rejection, discrimination, adversity which came as a result of polio was one thing that she had to face. This harrowing experience with polio redefined her life and made her the ‘wonderfully complex’ person that she is today. At a very young age, she found solace in the word of God, in Psalm 27: 1-14 she learnt that you are who God says you are, and disability is just a thing of the mind, she also learnt that God is able to pick her up even when others abandon her and that God is able to keep her safe, and set her high upon the rocks of life.< Less
Polio Priesthood My Way: The Making of the Legend By Abimbola Adewumi Solebo
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Life has thrown some hard knocks at Rev. Dr. Abimbola Adewumi Solebo (Nee) Jekayinfa, she was smitten with infantile paralysis ‘polio, before she was two years of age, which resulted into a... More > lifelong partial loss of the function of her right leg. According to her mother, it was a terrible time in the milestone of her life. And this was just the first in the series of positive and negative events of her personal journey in the first fifty years of her amazing life. Rejection, discrimination, adversity which came as a result of polio was one thing that she had to face. This harrowing experience with polio redefined her life and made her the ‘wonderfully complex’ person that she is today. At a very young age, she found solace in the word of God, in Psalm 27: 1-14 she learnt that you are who God says you are, and disability is just a thing of the mind, she also learnt that God is able to pick her up even when others abandon her and that God is able to keep her safe, and set her high upon the rocks of life.< Less
Time Capsule - Life of Lily Manning A Polio Survivor By Lily Manning
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This is the story of a 84 yrs old Lily Manning. From age 32 yrs onwards Lily was paralysed due to Polio and went into a Time Capsule for her family. She saw her children grow up and seen her... More > grandchildren and was there for her family from her Time Capsule exsistance. This story is about the strength her family drew from her exsistance and her ability to oversee her families growth inspite of being paralysed and being dependent on a machine to breath. As they say in Lily's case time stood still while she watched everyone including herself grow into a beautiful family tree.< Less
My Polio Memoir: 1953–2016 By Ida Curtis
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I was eighteen and diagnosed with polio. My only symptoms were a headache, high temperature, and the inability to eat. I soon discovered I was unable to move my arms. After a time, I was moved to... More > Newington Home and Hospital for Crippled Children for treatment by physiotherapists, making friends in a ward of twelve girls, attending high school in a bed, and graduating from High School. During that time, I recovered the ability to use my arms, but not my legs, and met my husband-to-be. Using a wheelchair, I became independent enough to leave the hospital and return to my parents’ home. The second part tells of my life in a wheelchair. I attended college, married, and had two children. My husband and I lived in eight different states and in British Columbia, Canada. The need to find accessible housing with each move was a challenge. In the last chapter I tell of the changes in views about what people with disabilities can accomplish and the changes in legislation that make all aspects of life more accessible.< Less
My Polio Memoir: 1953–2016 By Ida Curtis
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Part I of My Polio Memoir starts in 1953 when I was eighteen years old and diagnosed with polio at McCook General Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut. After a period spent in isolation at McCook, I was... More > moved to Newington Home and Hospital for Crippled Children for treatment. During the two years there, I recovered the ability to use my arms, but not my legs, and met my husband-to-be. Using a wheelchair, I became independent enough to leave the hospital and return to my parents’ home. Part II continues the story and covers a much longer period of time. The second part is about my life using a wheelchair. I attended college, married, and had two children. My husband and I lived in eight different states and in British Columbia, Canada. Our mobile lifestyle meant the need to find accessible housing with each move. In the last chapter I tell of the change in views about what people with disabilities can accomplish and the changes in legislation that make all aspects of life more accessible.< Less
Polio and PTSD: One Person’s Struggle with and Triumph over the Psychological Damage of A Major Childhood Illness By Charlene Elizabeth
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Charlene Elizabeth’s life changed forever in 1943 when she sprang from her bed to get her doll and collapsed on the floor, her right leg folding beneath her. It would be the last time she would... More > spring any where. She was taken to the hospital, diagnosed with polio, and put into isolation. No visitors were allowed. There was no telephone or television. Her grandparents were able to stand in the hall outside her door on Sundays, her father brought a stepladder to her window and visited that way. When she returned home, after six more months in a ward, she threw herself on the couch crying. Even at her young age she knew her life would never the the same and she slipped into a serious depression that would plague her on and off for decades. Join the author as she shares the psychological damage the can occur with a major childhood illness, or permanent injury, and how she overcame it to live a life of fulfillment.< Less
Change 4 Change By Episcopal School of Knoxville
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A children's book about Rotary International's fight against childhood polio.
From Georgia Peach to Missouri Mule By Agnes Fennewald
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Agnes Fennewald has moved across the country, battled polio, and raised ten children. Here she chronicles the struggles, triumphs, and laughter throughout her life.

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