Amputation / Limb Differences
Who to Contact
Amputee Resource Foundation of America
2324 Wildwood Trail, Suite F104
Minnetonka, MN 55305
Has a mission to disseminate timely and useful information, to perform charitable services, and to
conduct research to enhance productivity and quality of life for amputees in America. We support quality of care for all amputees.
National Amputation Foundation (NAF)
40 Church Street
Malverne, New York, USA, 11565
NAF is comprised of amputee volunteers who offer their support to fellow amputees and their families, and provide the patient with the opportunity to relate to another person who has been through a similar experience. NAF supports the new amputee in returning to as normal a life as possible within the sphere of his or her potential.
NAF provides legal counsel, vocational guidance and placement, social activities, liaison with outside groups, psychological aid, and training in the use of prosthetic devices. The foundation also works with other agencies as well as the private sector in their effort to find suitable employment.
Where to Go to Network with Others
- I-CAN - International Child Amputee Network
An Internet mailing list to provide information and support contacts to children with absent or underdeveloped limbs and their parents.
- Adopting Children With Limb Differences
This is a group for anyone who is considering, paperchasing or has adopted a child with limb differences.
- Sammys Friends
support group created for the support of those affected by congenital limb differences. Many diagnosises are included in this description. They include, Amniotic Band Syndrome (ABS), Vascular Incident,traverse limb deficiency, congenital amputee, syndactly, symbrachydactyly, and many more.
- Arm-Amp List
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- Helping Hands
Providing Support, sharing experiences, and supplying information to families of children
with upper limb differences.
- On The Other Hand
This website is intended to provide information, support, and suggestions for parents, relatives, and friends of children with hand anomalies. Please share this site with your child's physician and any health care professionals who may be helping your child.
The Association for Children with Hand or Arm Deficiency Reach is a UK based Association which provides information and support for families with children who have hand or arm deficiencies, whether caused by trauma, disease or by congenital reasons.
- International Child Amputee Network
For parents of child amputees
- Limb Differences.Org
- Super Hands Network
A forum for anyone who wants to learn about and network with adults and youth who have hand or upper limb differences.
- National Association for Children with Lower Limb Abnormalities - United Kingdom
- Limb Loss Information Centre - United Kingdom