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AMPOWER Online Community is safe, free online community for individuals to connect and discuss a variety of topics related to the life of amputees.Amputee Coalition of America is a national, non-profit amputee consumer educational organization representing people who have experienced amputation or are born with limb differences.Camp Barnabas is a Christian camp for children and teens with medical, physical, or developmental disabilities.Challenged Athletes Foundation is the Challenged Athletes Foundation who assists people with disabilities in pursuing an active lifestyle through physical fitness and competitive athletics.
Disabled Sports USA is the organization that 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.
Eastern Amputee Golf Association's prime purpose is to organize and conduct amputee golfing events and "Learn to Golf" clinics for any physically challenged individual, provide communication between its members and act as a bridge between its members and the National Association.Limbs For Life Foundation benefits amputees by providing comfortable and fully functional prosthetic care for individuals who cannot otherwise afford it.National Amputee Golf Association is a not-for-profit organization that offers physical and mental therapy to amputees through involvement with golf.O & P Athlete Assistance 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.O & P Online is the global resource for prosthetic and orthotic information.
Reach - Arm Deficient Children provides information and support for families with children who have hand or arm deficiencies, whether caused by trauma, disease or by congenital reasons.
ACA Publications: First Step: A Guide for Adapting to Limb Loss (published biannually), inMotion Magazine (published biennially), Connections, Expectations: Parenting Children and Teens with Limb Differences, and Senior StepAmputee Coalition of America 900 E. Hill Ave., Ste. 205Knoxville, TN 37915-2566888/AMP-KNOW (888/267-5669) www.amputee-coalition.org ActiveLiving: A health, fitness and recreation magazine for people with disabilites. Published bi-monthly. Disability Today Publishing Group2276 Rosedene Rd.St. Ann’s, ON Canada, LOR1YO(905) 957-6016www.activeliving.com Amputee Golfer Magazine: Official publication of theNational Amputee Golf Association.11 Walnut Hill RoadAmherst, NH 03031(800) 633-NAGA (6242)www.nagagolf.org Challenge: Published quarterly by Disabled Sports USA451 Hungerford Dr. - Suite 100Rockville, MD 20850(301) 217-9841www.dsusa.org Limbs for Life Foundation9604 N. May AvenueOklahoma City, OK 73120Main Phone: 405.843.5174Toll Free: 888.235.5462Fax : 405.843.5123www.limbsforlife.org
On The Ragged Edge Of Drop Dead Gorgeous by Ivy Gunter & Paul KartsonisThe courageous story of a New York model who lost her leg to cancer.Coping With Limb Loss by Ellen Winchell, PhDA practical guide to living with amputation for you and your family.A Victory For Humanity by Dick Traum, PhD & Mike CelizicThe story of Dick Traum and the evolution of the Achilles track club for people with disabilities.The Novel Approach to Sexuality and Disability by Georgie MaxfieldEntertaining, often funny, educational and interesting approach to disability and its effects on sexual relationships. Children With Limb Loss, A Handbook For FamiliesThree booklets based on three general phases of child development: birth to adolescence.Center for Limb DifferencesMary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital235 Wealthy SEGrand Rapids, MI 49503616-454-7988