Welcome to the home of the Post Polio
Awareness & Support Society
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
Our goal is to:
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.
better health care consumers.
for the rights of people with
knowledge about the late effects of polio.
- Offer a supportive
environment for sharing
common experiences and concerns to polio survivors, their families, and
- 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
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