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Resource Center

Shepherd Center in Atlanta---- A local institution with a PPS clinic. Also noted for strong support of APPA


Rehabilitation Medicine at the Emory University School of Medicine headed by Dr. David Burke


International Post-Polio Support


Post-Polio Health International:


Access Now:


American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD):


Medline Plus (Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome)]


Mayo Clinic (Post-Polio Syndrome)


Southern Arizona Post-Polio Support Group and  Annual trip to Branson, Missouri! - Georgia's Aging and Disability Resource Center


 Agewise Connection 

Atlanta area agency on aging. Resources for transportation, housing, in-home help, and more. and -  Atlanta Alliance on Developmental Disabilities - One Good Deed - transportation and mobility aids


 Atlanta Regional Commission  A georgia government site with info and links to agencies, programs and assistance


There are a number of Facebook pages related to PPS. If you type Polio in the Search book, it will list all the pages. Here are two:


  1. - has a Facebook page as well

  2.    FB page: Post-polio syndrome


Center for Independent Living (CIL) -

Pat Puckett, Executive Director, 770-270-6860


World Institute for Disability -


Social Security Disability Resource Center -


Statewide Independent Council of Georgia  (information in English and Spanish); (newsletters from Boca Area in Florida post polio group); (has new email address;


GPEI (; (Late Effects of Polio from PHI) (Late Effects of Polio- Videos)

What are the Main Symptoms of Post-Polio

Dr. Marny Eulberg’s Articles and Videos are in the “Primary Care Perspective” section: website. Dr. Eulberg is a polio survivor (Class of 1950) who addresses polio-related issues and remedies. 



The following books can be purchased at


·  Polio:  An American Story by David M. Oshinsky
   ***Winner of the 2006 Pulitzer Prize in History***
   Published by Oxford University Press; $18.90


·  Living with Polio:  The Epidemic and Its Survivors
   By Daniel J. Wilson; $18.27


·  Splendid Solution:  Jonas Salk and the Conquest of Polio
   By Jeffrey Kluger; $10.38


·  Polio and Its Aftermath:  The Paralysis of Culture
   By Marc Shell; $30.77


·  Walking Fingers:  The Story of Polio and Those Who Lived It
   By Helen D’Orazio; $12.32


·  Polio:  A Dose of the Refiner’s Fire:  Surviving Polio
   By Jeane Curey Dille; $12.95


·  The Cutter Incident:  How America’s First Polio Vaccine Led to        

   the Growing Vaccine Crisis
   By Paul A. Offit, MD, Yale University Press; $27.50


·  Chronic Pain and the Family:  A New Guide by Julie K. Silver
   Harvard University Press; $11.48


·  Lucky One:  Making It Past Polio and Despair by Richard      

   Anterior Publishing; $19.95


·  Disease: A Personal and Cultural History of Polio by Anne  


   Through the eyes of a polio survivor, this book focuses on    

   the experience of people who had the disease, and explores        discrimination; the disability rights movement and casts a

   critical eye on medical treatment.
   St,. Martin's Press; $17.91; Can also be purchased online  

   at Powell's City of Books


·  Warm Springs:  Traces of a Childhood at FDR’s Polio Haven       

   by Susan Richards Shreve.  A memoir of an era by a patient at  

   Warm Springs at the height of the polio epidemic.


·  Through the Storm:  A Polio Story by Robert F. Hall
   Beaver’s Pond Press  Available on Amazon


·  Sucking Air:  Doing Wheelies:  Memories of a Fifties Polio

   Survivor by Robert Mauro Available on Amazon

·  Behind Enemy Lines:  A Memoir by John Durand
   Available on Amazon


·  The Fortune Teller’s Kiss by Brenda Serotte Available on Amazon

·  Managing Post-Polio by Lauro Halstead, M.D. NRh Press;      

   Available through Vandamere Press,   and Amazon

   or by calling LaShonne Williams-Fraley at 202 877 1010.


·  Love, War, & Polio: The Life and Times of Young Bill Porteous by    

   Timothy Bizzett. Available from Amazon

·  S.O.S--Save Our Shoulders:  A Guide for Polio Survivors:

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