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Welcome to the home of the Post Polio Awareness & Support Society
of Minnesota

The Purpose of this site is to assist Minnesota Individuals with or interested in polio or post polio syndrome in finding information and the local Minnesota support groups.

Our goal is to:

  • Exchange information, knowledge, ideas, and resources from and to health professionals, social workers, and lawyers about the late effects of polio and the needs of polio survivors.
  • Become better health care consumers.
  • Advocate for the rights of people with disabilities.
  • Increase members knowledge about the late effects of polio.
  • Offer a supportive environment for sharing common experiences and concerns to polio survivors, their families, and friends.
  • Provide an exchange of information, ideas, and organized political "clout" between polio survivors themselves' between polio survivors and others such as health care providers, legislators, and the public on a local, state and national level.
  • Cooperate with other organizations dedicated in whole, or in part, to similar objectives by which such cooperation will serve the needs of polio survivors.
  • Promote and assist research into the diagnosis and cause of the late effects of polio and promote and assist research leading to a maximum rehabilitation of those having the late effects of polio.
  • Have FUN while we are doing all these activities.

 

Webmaster  Updated August 14th 2014