Our Mission

Hi, I'm Carol Crumby

Purposes:

  1. Increase members' knowledge about the late effects of polio;

  2. Offer a supportive environment for sharing common experiences and concerns including discussion groups;

  3. Identify and work with community resources to address the needs of post-polio persons;

  4. Educate the general public and health-care professionals about the late effects of polio and the needs of post-polio persons;   

  5. Serve as an advocate for persons with disabilities, especially those with post-polio; and

  6. Seek to undertake all other programs and activities necessary to carry out the purposes of the association

 

General meetings - meet monthly at Shepherd Center, 2020 Peachtree St NW,Atlanta; nonmembers welcome; see Upcoming Events page for latest information

 

Individual membership in APPA

 

Quarterly newsletter, APPA News, distributed to members, other post-polio support groups, medical professionals and interested persons

 

Social activities held quarterly including Spring Picnic and holiday party on 1st Saturday of December.

 

APPA

PO Box 245 

Cumming, GA 30028

 

Atlanta Post-Polio Association (APPA) organized in 1985, became a Georgia corporation in 1993, qualified for nonprofit status [501(c)3] in 1996 

Background Photo: Courtesy of the Library of Congress

© 2019 Atlanta Post-Polio Association

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