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Resources for Amputees


Below is a complete list of resources I have put together for amputees. This list will continue to grow!


Advocacy:

Amputee Coalition

www.amputee-coalition.org

Mending Limbs Organization

www.mendinglimbs.org

National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics

www.naaop.org

Patient Advocate Foundation

www. patientadvocate.org


Assistive Technology:

Abilities Expo

www.abilitiesexpo.com

Awareness:

Amputee Coalition

www.amputee-coalition.org

Helping Hands Foundation

www.helpinghandsgroup.org

Mending Limbs Organization www.mendinglimbs.org

Children Camps:

Adventure Amputee Camp

www.adventureamputeecamp.org

Camp No Limits

www.nolimitsfoundation.org

Cancer:

American Cancer Society

www.cancer.org

Diabetes Care:

American Diabetes Association

www.diabetes.org

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

www.cdc.gov/diabetes

Driving:

Adapting Motor Vehicles for People With Disabilities

www.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/rules/adaptive/brochure/index.html

National Mobility Equipment Dealers

www.nmeda.com

Education & Scholarships:

American Association of People with Disabilities

www.aapd.com/what-we-do/education

Cancer Survivors' Fund- Scholarship Program

www.cancersurvivorsfund.org

Educational / Informational:

Americans With Disabilities Act

www.ada.gov

Amputation Surgery Education Center

www.ampusurg.org

Amputee Coalition

www.amputee-coalition.org

Disability.gov

www.disability.gov

Limb-Loss.org

www.limb-loss.org

Employment:

Abilities Fund

www.abilitiesfund.org

Hire Disability Solutions

www.hireds.com

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

www.eeoc.gov

Wounded Warrior Project - Warriors to Work

www.woundedwarriorproject.org/programs/warriors-to-work.aspx

Limb Preservation / Limb Loss Prevention:

Amputee Coalition

www.amputee-coalition.org

Limb Preservation Foundation

www.limbpreservation.org

Lower Extremity Amputation Prevention (LEAP)

www.hrsa.gov/hansensdisease/leap

Limb Provision / Prosthetic Assistance:

A Leg to Stand On

www.altso.org

Amputee Blade Runners

www. amputeebladerunners.com

Arms Within Reach Foundation

www.armswithinreach.org

Cancer Survivors' Find Prosthetic Limb Assistance Program

www.cancersurvivorsfund.org

Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF)

www.challengedathletes.org

Limbs for Life Foundation

www.limbsforlife.org

Mending Limbs Organization

www.mendinglimbs.org

Miracle Limbs-Courage in Motion

www.miraclelimbs.org

National Coalition for Amputees

www.nationalcoalitionforamputees.org

Shriners Hospitals for Children

www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Prosthetics

www.prosthetics.va.gov

Peer Support:

Amputee Coalition

www.amputee-coalition.org/support-groups-peer-support

Amputee Empowerment Partners

www.empoweringamputees.org

Amputee Support Group

www.amputeesupportgroups.com

Limb-Loss.org

www.limb-loss.org/peer-support

Wounded Warriors Project

www.woundedwarriorproject.org

Prosthetic Care:

American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics

www.abcop.org

OandPCare

oandpcare.org

Sports & Recreation:

AbilityPlus

www.abilityplus.org

Adaptive Adventures

www.adaptiveadventures.org

Adaptive Sports Center

www.adaptivesports.org

AmpuCamp

www.ampucamp.org

Athletes with Disabilities Network

www.adnpage.org

BlazeSports America

www.blazesports.com

Camp No Limits

www.nolimitsfoundation.org

Challenged Athletes Foundation

www.challangedathletes.org

Disabled Sports USA

www.dsusa.org

Endeavor Games

www.uco.edu/wellness/sr/endeavor/index.asp

Extremity Games

www.extremitygames.com

International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation

www.iwasf.com

National Ability Center

www.discovernac.org

National Sports Center for the Disabled

www.nscd.org

No Barriers USA

www.nobarriersusa.org

Outdoor Buddies

www.outdoorbuddies.org

Orthotic and Prosthetic Activities Foundation (OPAF)

www.opafonline.org

Paradox Sports

www.paradoxsports.org

P.L.A.Y. Foundation

www.playfoundaton.net

SportsAbilities

www.sportsabilities.com

United States Adaptive Recreation Center

www.usarc.org

U.S. Paralympics

www.teamusa.org/US-paralympics

Wheelchair and Ambulatory Sports USA

www.wsus.org

World T.E.A.M. Sports

www.worldteamsports.org

Archery

United Foundation for Disabled Archers

www.uffdaclub.com

Basketball

AMP1 Stand UP Amputee Basketball

www.amp1basketball.com

National Wheelchair Basketball Association

www.nwba.org

Bowling

American Wheelchair Bowling Association

www.awba.org

Canoe/Kayak

American Canoe Association

www.americancanoe.org

Cycling

Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF)

www.challengedathletes.org

MTB Amputee

www.mtb-amputee.com

Football

www.woundedwarrrioramputeefootballteam.org

Golf

Amputee Golf Charities

www.ampgc.com

Eastern Amputee Golf Association

www.eaga.org

National Alliance for Accessible Golf

www.accessgolf.org

National Amputee Golf Association

www.nagagolf.org

Southern Amputee Golf Association

www.sagagolf.org

Hockey

USA Disabled Hockey

Martial Arts

International Disabled Self-Defense Association

www.defenseability.com

Rowing

USRowing

www.usrowing.org/DomesticRowing/AdaptiveRowing.aspx

Rugby

United States Quad Rugby Association

www.quadrugby.com

Running

Achilles International

www.achillesinternational.org

Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF)

www.challengedathletes.org

Sailing

Challenged America

www.challengedamerica.org

Scuba

Handicapped Scuba Association International

www.hsascuba.com

Skateboard

Adaptive Action Sports

www.adacs.org

Skiing / Snowboarding

Adaptive Action Sports

www.adacs.org

Adaptive Sports Association

www.asadurango.org

No Excuses Unlimited

www.noexcusesunlimited.org

Soccer

American Amputee Soccer Association

www.ampsoccer.org

Softball

Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team

www.woundedwarrioramputeesoftballteam.org

Surfing

AmpSurf Association of Amputee Surfers

www.ampsurf.org

Swimming

Challenged Athlete Foundation (CAF)

www.challengedathletes.org

Table Tennis

American Wheelchair Table Tennis Association

www.awtta.org

Tennis

International Tennis Federation/Wheelchair Tennis

www.itfwheelchairtennis.cpm

United States Tennis Association

www.usta.com/Adult-tennis/Adaptive-Tennis/Adaptive

Triathlon

USA Triathlon

www.usastriathlon.org/audience/athlete-resources/paratriathletes.aspx

Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF)

www.challengedathletes.org

Water Skiing / Wakeboarding

www.usawaterski.org/pages/divisions/WSDA/main.asp

Weightlifting

www.wheelchair-bodybuilding.com

Travel:

Access Anything

www.accessanything.net

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

www.tsa.gov/traveler-information/travelers-disabilities-and-medical-conditions

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