Polio hits Hollywood big screen in Breathe Breathe, the inspirational true story of polio, paralysis and love without limits hits the big screens this month, starring Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy. More info @ http://ift.tt/2ymILmb Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC October 03, 2017 at 06:02PM

The real reason that politician-in-a-disabled-carpark story is outrageous Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero on what the recent flap over a National candidate parking in a disabled space reveals about our attitudes towards disability. It’d be easy to dismiss the recent news story about disabled National candidate Katrina Bungard, who’s been called out for More info […]

Despite polio paralysis, Gardens woman master of elaborate beaded work Lyna Breslow crochets blankets for young moms in shelters and makes elaborate beaded crafts despite arm paralysis from disease that also affected FDR. More info @ http://ift.tt/2x59nCV Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC September 30, 2017 at 08:07AM

The sunshine cure Clare Wright looks squarely into the faces of a line of bed-ridden boys in a photograph that recalls the terrifying scourge of polio, a disease which ravaged Australia in the first half of the 20th century. More info @ http://ift.tt/2xAQc7y Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC September […]

End Polio Now Health workers continually monitor transit posts in Pakistan to reach populations on the move with the polio vaccine. http://bit.ly/2yg9zAC More info @ http://ift.tt/2wO7tve Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC September 25, 2017 at 08:04AM

Five things to know about polio The road to eradicating polio has been a long and difficult one, with Rotary leading the fight since 1985. Going from nearly 350,000 cases in 1988 to just 10 so far this year has required time, money, dedication, and innovation from thousands of people who are working to end […]

People with Disabilities Drive Innovation Unbeknown to most employers, people with disabilities sparked the creation of many of the technologies we use today. Through my work as a disability More info @ http://ift.tt/2xn8Pfp Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC September 20, 2017 at 08:13AM

Brian From Post-Polio Health International: WE’RE STILL HERE! 2017 Photo Contest Aging with Dignity! Aging is inevitable and well-earned. Aging with the late effects of polio is perplexing and challenges our inner resources. Aging grants wisdom and time for reminiscing. What photo represents your acquired wisdom? What photo would best represent your approach to aging? […]

My Polio Story is an Inconvenient Truth to Those Who Refuse Vaccines by Judith Shaw Beatty In 1949, the year I was hit by the poliovirus, 42,000 cases of polio were reported in the United States and 2,720 people died, most of them children. I was diagnosed with para… More info @ http://ift.tt/1Yg6yJq Automated post […]

Campaign will mark 60th anniversary of Coventry polio epidemic A special event will be held at the Coventry Transport Museum More info @ http://ift.tt/2wzZnD9 Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC September 04, 2017 at 06:06AM