Selected autobiography collections about the polio experience are showcased on this page. The selection will be added to on an ongoing basis so check back here often. You can also click the buttons below to browse our other polio book collections.
This book is dedicated to all those touched by polio: young people, parents, siblings, extended family members and friends, doctors, nurses, splint makers, and physios, who made supreme efforts to get us through. Although it was inevitable given the impact of the virus, to our dismay the battle is on again and a new generation is called to arms. Many did not survive the illness and we salute them.Read More ▷
“Polio & us” is a very thought provoking book. It is an important part of the history of the polio epidemics and their survivors who have overcome their disabilities without anger, but with cheerfulness and a determination which has been associated with polio survivors, even when they may later have developed Post Polio Syndrome.Read More ▷
I invite you to join our storytellers in celebrating the defeat of childhood polio through tenacity and determination. Many achieved careers, raised families and took on leadership roles – ordinary people who achieved some extraordinary tasks, just by living everyday lives.Read More ▷
Mind Over Muscle: Surviving Polio in New Zealand