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

For those in the USA

New ABLE Accounts Can Help Disabled People Save New, tax-advantaged ABLE accounts can help disabled people and their families save for future needs. Consumer Reports explains how the plans work. More info @ http://ift.tt/2wyppGR Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC September 03, 2017 at 08:33AM

Inside the Organization Saving Disabled People During Hurricane Harvey An interview with Paul Timmons, co-founder of a non-profit that helps the most vulnerable escape from natural disasters. More info @ http://ift.tt/2xuYQCG Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC August 29, 2017 at 12:06PM

Exactly!

Opinion | Stories About Disability Don’t Have to Be Sad I am not what most people expect an eighth grader with a disability to be. I am happy. More info @ http://ift.tt/2sP1CCN Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC August 24, 2017 at 08:00AM

Remembering the polio epidemic of the 1950s: Part I A Little Piece of History More info @ http://ift.tt/2vmDDbU Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC August 22, 2017 at 08:54PM

Polio victim helps others A grandmother described as an inspiration because of the way she copes with the effects of polio is to hold a fundraiser on Saturday for a charity that supports her and other sufferers. More info @ http://ift.tt/2vU24PS Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC August 20, 2017 […]

This Couple Have Been Married for 44 Years After Meeting as Toddlers on a Polio Ward They have just one regret about contracting the disease. More info @ http://glblctzn.me/2wAN75c Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC August 18, 2017 at 11:23AM

Looks promising!

Tech Insider Crutches are finally getting a redesign after 150 years. More info @ http://ift.tt/23Oqhoj Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC August 18, 2017 at 08:59AM

Polio’s painful aftermath: Group reaches out with information and support for survivors as they age The Pennsylvania Polio Survivors Network plans a video conference Aug. 26 about post-polio syndrome, which appears 15-30 years later. More info @ http://ift.tt/2uKEvay Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC August 15, 2017 at 05:55AM