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National. Founded 1919. Offers support, referrals and information to all amputees. 'Amp to Amp' program links individuals with others with similar amputations. Newsletter, information and referrals. Donated medical equipment given to any person in need. Items must be picked up at the office. Scholarship program open to full-time college students who have a major limb amputation.
National Amputation Foundation
40 Church St.
Malverne, NY 11565
National. Founded 1975. Support and educational information, referrals and peer support for amputees. Hospital visitation and counseling. Group development guidelines, national resource directory for patients, families and caregivers. Individual membership $25/yr.
American Amputee Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 94227
North Little Rock, AR 72116
Online. Founded 1981. A comprehensive resource for families and friends of children with limb differences. Establishes contact with other families of children with limb differences through its forum.
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