Chapter 13 Support Groups
Section 1: Support Groups
Subsection A: Amputees
The AAF National Resource Directory for Amputees and Individuals with Disabilities has been compiled as a major reference tool for amputee and disability related information. Direct Link: www.americanamputee.org/library/resources.aspx.
This foundation researches and gathers information on amputation including studies, product information, available services, self-help publications, and hundreds of articles concerning amputation and related conditions.
The ACA online support group is a real-time, professionally facilitated group that is conducted via the internet just for amputees. It is a safe, confidential forum for amputees to share thoughts, feelings, wisdom, fears and triumphs with each other. Support, information and education from another amputee can be invaluable whether you are a new amputee or a seasoned veteran. You can take advantage of this group from the comfort of your own home. You don't have to worry about accessibility or transportation issues.
Advanced prosthetics research, fitting and design.
Contact their office at 405-841-6800 or 877-226-5424 (toll free) for information about local support groups.
Amputee Support Group.