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PPS Experts
Lauro S. Halstead, M.D. (Washington D.C.)
Susan Perlman, M.D. (Los Angeles, CA)
Julie K. Silver, M.D. (Boston, MA)
Jacquelin Perry, M.D. (Downey, CA)
Richard L. Bruno, H.D., Ph.D. (Englewood, NJ) – www.PostPolioInfo.com
Carol Vandenakker-Albanese, M.D. (Sacramento, CA)

Books on PPS
Managing Post-Polio: A Guide to Living Well with Post-Polio Syndrome by Lauro S. Halstead, M.D.
Post-Polio Syndrome: A Guide for Polio Survivors & Their Families by Julie K. Silver, M.D.
Acute Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome by Lauro S. Halstead, M.D.
Postpolio Syndrome by Julie K. Silver, MD/Anne C. Gawne, M.D.
Post-Polio Syndrome by Theodore L. Munsat, M.D.
The Polio Paradox, What You Need to Know by Richard L. Bruno, H.D., Ph.D.
Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation by John R. Bach, M.D.
Books For Entertainment
Polio: An American Story by David M. Oshinsky [ link ]
FDR’s Splendid Deception by Hugh Gregory Gallagher.
Amazing Courage – My Life as a Polio Survivor by Margaret DeBaker Dieguez – link
Too Early for Flowers - http://www.scribd.com/doc/27628759/TOO-EARLY-FOR-FLOWERS

Want to recommend a book? E-mail: poliotoday@salk.edu

PPS Groups by Area

California
San Diego Polio Survivors- http://polio.home.mindspring.com/
Southern California Post Polio Group- http://www.ppsmanager.com/
Rancho Los Amigos Post-Polio Support Group – www.RanchoPPSG.com

San Gabriel & Pomona Valley Polio Support Group – http://www.post-poliopartners.org
Sacramento Post Polio Support Group – http://poliosurvivors.com/
Sierra Hills Post Polio Support Group – http://www.sierrahillsppsgroup.com/
San Francisco, CA- http://sfbaps.org/
Orange County, CA- http://www.ppsupportoc.org
Boca Raton, FL- http://postpolio.wordpress.com/

North Central, FL- http://www.postpoliosupport.com/
Atlanta, GA- http://www.atlantapostpolio.com/
Boston, MA- http://gbppa.org/
Great Falls, MT- http://www.geocities.com/ppsocm/
Miami, FL – email – ppsofsouthfl@aol.com
Alabama-Florida-Mississippi Gulf Coast – http://www.postpoliosg.org/
Lubbock County, Texas – email – polio.advocate@windstream.net

Would you like your Post-Polio support group listed here?
Email us at poliotoday@salk.edu

Online Post Polio Groups
Yahoo Post Polio Discussion Group

Other Websites
World Health Organization
Rotary International Polio Eradication
International Post Polio Support Organization
The Harvest Center
Global Support Group Directory
Post-Polio Health International
Polio Place
Post-Polio Health Care Considerations for Families and Friends
PHI Newsletter
Mayo Clinic
National Institutes of Health
International Ventilator Users Network