Westmeath man's story of polio survival featured in bookAn updated edition of a book which shares 29 personal stories of polio survivors in Ireland and their ongoing struggles with the long-term effects of the disease has been unveiled by Polio Survivors Ireland. Polio & Us is essentially a time capsule of the stories of polio survivors and how they overcame the challenges of the disease. Services provided include mobility aids and appliances, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and respite, and raising awareness of the issues polio survivors face. That said, the legacy of polio and the continuing struggles of polio survivors must not be forgotten and that is why we have reprinted Polio & Us. All proceeds from the book go towards services and supports for polio survivorsKeep up to date with Polio Survivors Ireland on Facebook and on Twitter.
Source: Irish Independent June 23, 2022 13:37 UTC