Polio Survivor Information Session

Polio Australia will be hosting a South Australian information session in May in Berri

15th May 2019 – Berri

o  Location: Berri Hotel Riverview Drive, Berri

o   Time: 2:30 - 4pm

The information session will cover

  • Current information about the Late Effects of Polio

  • What to tell your health professional

  • Self-management strategies

  • Q&A

  • Local connections

To book or for more information

The information sessions will be hosted by Stephanie Cantrill of Polio Australia. If you would like to attend or for more information please send an email to Stephanie by clicking here

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They are looking for non-fiction pieces that deal with any aspect of growing up chronically ill, deaf, Deaf or disabled. Submissions can be in any manner, tone or style, but should not be academic or scholarly. They should be written in first-person and be honest accounts of lived experience – positive, negative or anything in between.

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Summer 2018 Newsletter

Inside this edition:

  • From the President

  • Volunteers wanted

  • 3 children paralysed by a Polio-like illness in Montreal

  • Polio outbreak in Papua New Guinea

  • The importance of friends with similar disabilities

  • A Polio survivor story

  • Walk With Me and Health

  • Retreat photos

  • Notice board

  • Polio humour

  • Members services

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