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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
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
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.
Go Beyond By Jean Hartley
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I got polio in 1941 at age eight before the Sabine and Salk miracles. Today I use an electric scooter and deal with a variety of post polio symptoms (PPS). This book is mainly about post polio... More > because it has been my life's companion. Disability can have both humorous and light-hearted perspective as well as include serious research data. There is a balance between the serious downside of limitations and the exciting upside of pursuing a full life. I have experienced both sides. I hold a similar worldview with others who are limited in mobility. When it comes to struggling with our scooter or wheelchair in a small toilet stall or forgetting to recharge our batteries-we are really just one tribe.< Less
ONE STEP - AND THEN ANOTHER By Joan Mobey
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This book tells the author's story of having becoming motherless at the age of two and suffering from the effects of polio from the age of three; her struggle to establish a career, marriage and... More > family against the difficulties of reduced mobility and the lack of understanding of her illness and the rights and needs of women. It tells the story of her first 60 years and gives insights into life in Sydney over those years. It reflects the repeated disappointments that the author has had to face and demonstrates the power of the human spirit to keep seeking the love that is the right of each of us to give and to receive.< Less
ONE STEP - AND THEN ANOTHER By Joan Mobey
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Revised with epilogue. This book tells the author's story of having becoming motherless at the age of two and suffering from the effects of polio from the age of three; her struggle to establish a... More > career, marriage and family against the difficulties of reduced mobility and the lack of understanding of her illness and the rights and needs of women. It tells the story of her first 60 years and gives insights into life in Sydney over those years. It reflects the repeated disappointments that the author has had to face and demonstrates the power of the human spirit to keep seeking the love that is the right of each of us to give and to receive.< Less