Dr Olkin, Distinguished Professor, California School of Professional Psychology and Institute on Disability & Health Psychology, is a licensed psychologist and polio survivor. She trains therapists and works as a psychotherapist. Her video is an overview of an approach to working with clients with disabilities and chronic illnesses that guides therapists through the information they should gather from clients to help put disability into the proper perspective for each individual.

The following video was produced by Post-Polio Health International, USA, in 2014. Post-Polio Health International has generously given Polio Australia permission to embed the video on this website.