- Post Polio Links
- Post Polio Groups, Medics, Health - Worldwide Listing
- Polio/Post Polio - Medics Info - Worldwide
- Polio Eradication Links
- Irish Government/State Links
- Irish Health Service Links
- Disability/Health Links - Ireland
- Disability/Health Links - Worldwide
- Holiday/Travel Information for the disabled
- Polio Newsgroups, Chatlines and Mailing Lists
- Useful Voluntary Organisation in Ireland
- Mailing Lists
Polio Australia Inc
Post-Polio Health International. International Post-Polio Clinics, Health Professionals, Support Groups, and Resources List.
British Polio Fellowship Information about this British Polio
Survivor support group. PPS. Q&A, publications, library, news and message
Post-Polio UK.org An information, support and self-help network
of and for survivors of the viral disease Poliomyelitis
Polio Canada Polio Canada is here for you. Through five main
services, Polio Canada supports and informs the community and health care professionals.
Australia, Post-Polio Network (NSW) Inc The objective of
this Network is to provide advice through an information kit, regular newsletters,
website and bulletins on Polio and the management of its late effects.
Post-Polio Syndrome Central Search or browse this comprehensive
listing of PPS internet resources, original papers, surveys and polls.
Polio Experience Network Polio Experience Network offers
information, inspiration, ideas and resources to help you understand polio
and post-polio syndrome, and to confidently manage life with it.
Post Polio Support Organization IPPSO is an international
support organization established to assist persons experiencing PPS, their
families and friends. IPPSO is also a site maintained for the purposes
of support, education, communication, and as a forum to meet other people
with PPS around the world.
European Polio Union (EPU) Member Post Polio organisations
FOR THE LATERST LIST OF EPU MEMBERS AND THEIR CONTACTS GO TO
Other European Post Polio Organisations
Associazione Nazionale Polio e Sindrome Post-Polio
Paras Drustvo Paralitikov Slovenije
Asociación de Afectados de Polio y Sindrome de Post-Polio de Castilla y León
United Kingdom - Scotland
Scottish Post Polio Network
Polio Australia Inc
Polio Survivors Network (formerly Lincolnshire Polio Network)
International, National and Local UK Support Organizations
Post-Polio Health International
International Post-Polio Clinics, Health Professionals, Support Groups, and Resources List
POST POLIO LITTAFF A.C. ASSOCIATION - Mexico
International, National and Local Mexican Support Organisation
Blogspot - English & Spanish
National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Strokes Post
Polio Syndrome (PPS), Description, Cause, Diagnosis, Treatment, Exercise etc….
*Modified from: Post-Polio Syndrome: Identifying Best Practices in ...
in 1996 and comprises one of the largest and most current Clinical Knowledge
Base available to physicians and health professionals. Information which should
be of interest to your doctor(s)
John R Bach, MD. (Respiratory medicine) The Centre for Noninvasive
Mechanical Ventilation Alternatives and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Post-Polio-Med A forum for questions and answers to and from
post-polio syndrome researchers, physicians and other post-polio syndrome medical
professionals, Polio Survivors, family, friends, students and others who are
interested in post-polio syndrome. This includes, but is not limited to: questions,
answers and information about post-polio syndrome research, clinical issues,
clinical trials, current treatment practices and support group meetings and
WHO (World Health Organisation) WHO, Rotary International,
CDC and UNICEF polio eradication initiative
UNICEF Assisting governments in their efforts to immunize
every child against polio until polio transmission has stopped, so that the
world can be certified polio-free.
Rotary International "Polio Plus Program"
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources
Department of Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs
Department of Defence
Department of Education and Skills
Department of Enterprise, Trade and Innovation
Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government
Department of Finance
Department of Foreign Affairs
Department of Health and Children
Department of Justice and Law Reform
Department of Social Protection
Department of Tourism, Culture and Sport
Department of Transport
Department of the Taoiseach
Provides Information for Irish Citizens on the European Parliaments role and powers, and Irish MEPs contact details and their activities etc.
Office of the Public Works
The Office of Public Works is the Government's principal engineering agency, responsible for restoration, conservation, town planning, public access, etc.
Citizens Information Board
The Citizens Information Board is the national support agency responsible for supporting the provision of information, advice and advocacy on social services.
MABS - Money Advice and Budgeting Service (Ireland)
Health Service Executive (HSE).
Irish Health Service organisation
The HSE National Advocacy Unit
Disability Federation of Ireland
National Umbrella Organisation for voluntary non-statutory agencies who provide support services to people with disabilities and disabling conditions
Irish Wheelchair Association
The Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) is the national organisation of people with limited mobility, with over 20,000 members and service users
Central Remedial Clinic
The Central Remedial Clinic is a non-residential national centre for the care, treatment and development of children and adults with physical disabilities.
Disabled Drivers Association
An organisation of disabled people working for disabled people, promoting independence and equal opportunity through mobility. The association provides an extensive information, advice and support service to members.
The Wheel is a support and representative body connecting Community and Voluntary organisations across Ireland. Established with a mandate from over 200 organisations and individuals, The Wheel has evolved to become a resource centre and forum for the Community and Voluntary sector.
Health Research Board
Improving Health through research and information
Disability Information (Ireland) Ltd.
Disability Information Ireland aim to provide easy access to a comprehensive on-line information service for people with disabilities.
An organisation established to provide information for members of the community who are disabled. It is highly accessible for people with visual impairments and other disabling conditions and is one of the most functional and congenial website services.
Mobilise - promoting mobility for disabled people
Travel & Access information for disabled and mature travellers USA.
American National Institute of Health
American National Institute Of Health – Institutes & Offices
American Heart Association
American Cancer Society
Disabled Accommodation Miami - Apartments for rent in Miami
Beach, all Wheelchair Accessible, including roll in shower, balcony and kitchen
Tourism Ireland For International Visitors
Discover Ireland Tourist/Holiday information on Ireland
Tourism for ALL UK Tourism for All UK has lists of inspected
accessible accommodation in the UK and at selected overseas destinations. National
UK Charity conceived in 1979 (as Holiday Care) to provide holiday and travel
information to disabled & older people.
Disabled Holiday Directory Search the directory
of accessible properties across the United Kingdom, Europe, Africa and America
for your ideal holiday location.
DisabledGo Detailed access information which will empower
you to judge for your self which hotels, cinemas, restaurants, solicitor’s
offices, pubs, train stations – all kinds of shops and services- are
accessible to you.
Accessible Barcelona Craig Grimes the founder of AccessibleBarcelona.com
has always had a yearning to travel. We hope that this website gives readers
some confidence and encouragement to travel.
Calvert Trust A wide range of activities for people of all
ages including abseiling in a wheelchair or sailing.
Bluebell Railway One of their carriages has been extensively
modified with double-doors, wheelchair lifts and an open saloon. The adapted
saloon provides a much more enjoyable way to travel, and can accommodate larger
parties with entirely flexible seating and a panoramic view from the windows.
King Line day boats - Norfolk Seats 11 or 825KG max. Joystick
control if required for use by wheelchair user. Safe level boarding area to
help get you on board. Toilet on board (not a separate compartment. Pull round
curtain on two sides). All weather cover for wet days. Staff "Welcome
Holidays for All Whether you'd like to take a seaside break,
an overseas holiday, enjoy the scenery of the lakes or the Scottish highlands,
or want a base from which to explore the UK countryside, there's sure to be
somewhere that meets your requirements. Holidays for All is a group of the
UK's leading disability charities working together to promote quality, accessible
Vitalise Vitalise (formerly Winged Fellowship Trust) is a
national disability charity providing breaks for disabled adults, children
and their carers at five accessible UK Centres in Cornwall, Nottingham, Southport,
Essex and Southampton.
Grooms Holidays Grooms Holidays offer a select choice of
hotels and self-catering accommodation around the UK. There are a variety of
attractive coastal and countryside holiday choices to suit different tastes.
Chalfont Line Chalfont Line has holidays in the UK and elsewhere
with accessible coaches – including the Dutch bulb fields for example:
Enable Holidays Go to these locations: Florida, Spain, Majorca,
Canary Islands, Portugal, Cyprus and the Greek Islands.
Access Travel All properties are well known to us as they
have been personally inspected, or have been suggested by a wheelchair user.
We can therefore discuss the accommodation with you and give recommendations
over its suitability. We offer a personal contact to all our clients which
the larger tour operators are unable to give.
Can Be Done All the accommodation offered by Can Be Done
on this website have en-suite bathrooms with adaptations such as bath with
grab-rails or wheel-in showers. Jackie Scott, our first managing director,
and her wheelchair, travelled thousands of miles together visiting many destinations
and assessing their suitability. We’ve done the research so that you
can enjoy the holiday.
Disabled Accommodation Miami Apartments for rent in Miami
Beach, all Wheelchair Accessible, including roll in shower, balcony and kitchen
Internet Discussion & Support Forums. Lincolnshire Polio Network Newsgroups,
Mailing Lists, Online Chat Room.
Alzheimer Society of Ireland
Tel: 01 288-6614
Freefone: 1800 341 341
Citizens Information Centres
(see Golden Pages for local addresses)
Local: 1890 777 121
Web site: http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/
Federation of Active Retirement Associations
Shamrock Chambers, ½ Eustace Street, Dublin 2
Tel: 01 679-2142
Irish Association of Older People
Room B15, University College Dublin, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2
Tel: 01 475-0013
National Association of Deaf People
35 Nth. Frederick Street, Dublin 1
Tel: 01 872-3800
Retirement Planning Council
27/29 Pembroke Street, Dublin 2
Tel: 01 661-3139
Senior Help Line
Third Age Centre, Summerhill, Co. Meath
Tel Helpline: 1850 440 444 (opening times below)
Monday: 10am – 1 pm:
Friday: 7pm – 10 pm
Society of St Vincent de Paul
Caring support in a friendly environment.
firstname.lastname@example.org - 'Few holds barred' discussion.
email@example.com - "A laid-back low-key, no-beefs list"
firstname.lastname@example.org - Medical aspects of PPS.
email@example.com - Support group information exchange.
firstname.lastname@example.org - For PPS caregivers.
poliontario@eGroups.com - A set of (intentionally) small lists.