Did you or someone close to you have polio? Years later, the Late Effects of Polio (including Post-Polio Syndrome) can cause symptoms such as fatigue, new or increased muscle weakness, pain, sleep problems and difficulty with breathing or swallowing.

The information sessions will cover:

– Current information about the Late Effects of Polio

– How to get more out of your health professional

– Self-management strategies

– Q&A

– Local connections


Steph Cantrill_170x170Steph Cantrill
Steph has a background in Occupational Therapy and has had many years’ experience working in rehabilitation settings in clinical roles. She completed a Masters of Public Health in 2010 and then spent four years in India, working in a volunteer role with a community development project.

Steph now works as Polio Australia’s Community Engagement Officer, aiming to reach out to polio survivors and their families to facilitate learning and sharing knowledge about the Late Effects of Polio.

Please register below if you would like to attend a session.

Contact Steph on 0466 719 613 or email [email protected] if you would like further information.

Upcoming Information Sessions

Online Information Sessions

We are holding a series of webinars, using the Zoom platform, presented by members of our Clinical Advisory Group. The sessions will have a maximum of 100 live participants, but we will endeavour to record them for later viewing. They will then be added to our Facebook Page and YouTube Channel.

MONTHLY ZOOM CHATS FOR
AUSTRALIA’S POST-POLIO COMMUNITY

WHEN: The first Monday of each month*
*12th April will replace 5th April due to
Easter public holiday

TIME: 11am NSW/VIC/TAS time
NOTE – This is 11am Australian Eastern Daylight Saving Time/Australian Eastern Standard Time
(depending on the month!)
You can join us for one or all of the sessions

Please check the right time in your area so you don’t miss it!

Online Zoom Meeting
Register

POLIO COMMUNITY WEBINAR:
SELF ADVOCACY

Join us on Zoom as Liz Telford OAM
shares with us about self-advocacy.

We will discuss:
– Communication strategies
– Speaking up for yourself
– Interacting with health professionals

WHEN: 5th May 2021

TIME: 11:00am – 12:30am AEST
Please check the right time in your area so you don’t miss it!

Online Zoom Meeting
Register

More locations and dates to be announced soon