This is the “on-line connection for amps with an active lifestyle.” Included on this website is information about amputee sports, prosthetic technology, personal stories of courage and achievement, and a number of resource links.
The mission of this professional organization in orthotics and prosthetics is to promote patient advocacy and high standards in patient care through education, literature and research.
ALM provides wholistic care to people and communities around the world who are affected by leprosy. ALM is a non-denominational Christian ministry of hope and restoration for those suffering with the disease. The ministry now supports more than 100 projects in 20 countries, including a partnership project with Joni and Friends in India.
ARFA’s primary focus is to develop a comprehensive, interactive website. We also perform charitable services, and conduct research to enhance productivity and quality of life for amputees in America. This website includes the Amputee Information Resource Center, a virtual place on the Internet where amputees, families, and professionals can turn for information and help. "Please do not write to us asking for funding of a prosthesis, or for other paid service."
Internationally recognized as a source of information and resources on rehabilitation technology for persons working in agriculture. The outreach program provides a variety of services: access to the BNG resource center, newsletter, on-site visits, public awareness, demonstration van, support group meetings, rural technical assistive network and training.
This is an online, international information directory for people with disabilities. There are over 2,000 links in the directory.
The Dravecky’s realized in their own journey with cancer and amputation that it could not be endured alone. Their ministry was created to give others the power of endurance—not in their own ability, but in the comfort, encouragement and hope that God provides. Through multimedia resources and working alongside health professionals, they provide resources for them and their patients.
Dave Dravecky’s story is one of hope, courage and perseverance in the midst of dark and overwhelming uncertainty. As a speaker he powerfully inspires through the faith and hope he discovered along his journey.
Friends of Bethany is dedicated to sharing the hope and love of Jesus Christ worldwide by supporting and inspiring people through the life stories of Bethany Hamilton and others. They achieve these goals by prayer, connecting with similar organizations, and by sending “Encouragement Packets” to recent and struggling amputees and shark attack survivors.
Nick Vujicic, founder of Life Without Limbs, was born with no arms and no legs. He serves as a successful motivational speaker around the world telling about how he overcame his disability by being grateful to God for the life He has given him. In this interview, Nick Vujicic discusses being born with no arms and no legs, and his journey from questioning God to sharing God’s love all over the world.
The mission of Limbs for Life Foundation is to benefit amputees by promoting advanced research and to provide comfortable and fully functional prosthetic care for individuals who cannot otherwise afford it. Each qualified applicant will be provided with partial or complete funding for a prosthesis, fitted by a highly qualified prosthetist.
DONATIONS of artificial limbs accepted.
The limb bank collects and distributes used limbs free of charge to amputees in developing countries.