This page contains links to websites, organizations, and other things we feel are relevant to a person with limb differences from birth or amputation.
A national, non-profit amputee consumer educational organization representing people who have experienced amputation or are born with limb differences.
Was created on the belief that people of all abilities should have the opportunity to pursue a life full of physical activity and of sports.
DS/USA now offers nationwide sports rehabilitation programs to anyone with a permanent physical disability. Activities include winter skiing, water sports, summer and winter competitions, fitness and special sports events.
To benefit amputees by promoting advanced research and to provide comfortable and fully functional prosthetic care for individuals who cannot otherwise afford it.
The Orthotic & Prosthetic Athletic Fund supports year-round fitness and education programs that enable persons with disabilities to enjoy the rewards of physical fitness, social interaction, and personal achievement.
A non-profit organization that raises awareness on the bacterial infection Necrotizing Fasciitis, also known as the “Flesh Eating” bacteria. The Foundation is run entirely with donations and volunteer efforts.
attn. Donna Batdorff
2731 Porter SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49509
(616) 261-2538 or (860) 739-3474
A non-profit organization, that has established the Barr United Amputee Assistance Fund (BUAAF). The purpose of the fund is to purchase prosthetic limbs for amputees who cannot otherwise afford them. The creation of the fund was made possible by a generous donation from the Barr Foundation.
attn. Jack East
P.O. Box 250218
Little Rock, AR 72225
attn. Craig Gavras
120 North Robinson, STE 1913
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
A Christian camp for children and teens with medical, physical, or developmental disabilities.
Reach provides information and support for families with children who have hand or arm deficiencies, whether caused by trauma, disease or by congenital reasons.
Encyclopedic educational resource with many photographs and movies before, during and after surgery. Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Use this site to guide you through this extensive site now more than 700 pages.
Amputee Coalition of America
1932 Alcoa Highway – Suite 365
Knoxville, TN 37920
Published bi-monthly by
Disability Today Publishing Group
627 Lyons Lane – Suite 203
Oakville, ON Canada, L6J5Z7
National Amputee Golf Association
P.O. Box 5801
Coralville, Iowa 52241
Disabled Sports USA
451 Hungerford Dr. – Suite 100
Rockville, MD 20850
Understanding, Preventing, Treating and Living with the Effects of Necrotizing Fasciitis (Proceeds will benefit NNFF)
Three booklets based on three general phases of child development: birth to adolescence.
A winning strategy for achieving success and delivering bottom-line results
The story of Dick Traum and the evolution of the Achilles track club for people with disabilities.
A practical guide to living with amputation for you and your family.
A multi-disciplinary organization comprised of persons who have a professional interest in the clinical, educational and research aspects of prosthetics, orthotics, rehabilitation engineering and related topics.
The accreditation body for the orthotics and prosthetics (O&P) profession. As such, its primary mission and obligation is to ensure educational and residency programs meet the minimum standards of quality to prepare individuals to enter the O&P profession.
A nonprofit organization, a 501(c)(3) public charity, established and incorporated by the Orthotics and Prosthetics National Office. Dedicated initially to providing financial and in-kind support to the 1996 Paralympics, the Fund now generates its own initiatives through partnerships with individuals, organizations, and institutions engaged in raising public awareness of physical disability; and improving the quality of rehabilitation medicine, science, and technology.
OTHER MEDICAL ORGANIZATIONS
Reliable and timely resource on the internet for brain injury and spinal cord injury survivors.