The Polio SA committee is excited to announce that our members can attend a hydrotherapy session at the Repatriation General Hospital pool, off Goodwood Road.Read More
If you have medically diagnosed Post Polio Syndrome you may be eligible for the SA Medical Heating and Cooling Concession.Read More
Polio Australia will be hosting two South Australian information session in February.
The information session will cover:
Current information about the Late Effects of Polio
What to tell your health professional
Black Inc. is pleased to announce a new anthology in the Growing Up series.
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.
Welcome to the Summer edition of the Polio SA newsletter
Inside this edition:
From the president
3 children paralysed by a Polio-like illness in Montreal Polio outbreak in Papua New
The importance of friends with similar disabilities
A Polio survivor story
Walk With Me and Health Retreat photos
Montreal public-health authorities are baffled and disturbed by a surge of cases of children who have become paralyzed by a viral polio-like illness in recent weeks, echoing similar increases in the United States.Read More
Papua New Guinea health authorities have confirmed that the country is experiencing its first polio outbreak in 18 years, after one case of the virus was confirmed in an urban settlement in the country's second largest city.Read More
Imagine the emotional support and nurturance you might receive from having friends who can laugh about positive polio relating events and commiserate about bad ones as well as.Read More