Resources by Amputation Level

To easily sort through the resources we offer, we have created categories to make it easier to find what you are looking for. Select a limb loss level below to narrow these listings.

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‘Tips for Upper Extremity Amputees’ Video Playlist

Updated Jan 21, 2011 - View the ‘Tips for Upper Extremity Amputees’ playlist on the Amputee Coalition’s YouTube channel. ...continue.

Advancements in Hip Disarticulation and Hemipelvectomy

Lindsay Reynolds, MSOP, CPO discusses the advancements in hip disarticulation and Hemipelvectomy technology. ...continue.

Bilateral Upper-Limb-Loss Rehabilitation

Volume 21, Issue 1 January/February 2011 - by Shawn Swanson Johnson, OTR/L - Upper-limb loss is a rare occurrence. Consider this fact: for every incident of upper-limb amputation, there are ...continue.

Breaking Into Workforce Development

Get an overview of the Amputee Coalition’s Workforce Development Program and its job board platform.Also lean about the programs and services offered through a government, nationwide program called Vocational Rehabilitation. ...continue.

Career Exploration 101 (Adults/Veterans)

During this training, Trenaya Reid, Workforce Development Manager, will provide ways to navigate career exploration, such as learning your skills, analyzing your interests and researching information within your career field ...continue.

Career Exploration 101 (Youth Ages 15-17)

Get an overview of what Career Exploration is and the skills/resources necessary to be able to search for jobs within a participant’s career interests. The Workforce Development Manager  also provides ...continue.

Choosing the Right Shoe

Volume 20 · Issue 2 ·March/April 2010 - by Séamus Kennedy, BEng (Mech), CPed - Choosing the right shoe; what could be easier? Often, the decision depends more on your ...continue.

Community Health Workers Fact Sheet

Introduction   There are many resources available for community health workers (CHWs). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a CHW is a front-line public health worker who ...continue.

Congressional Caseworkers: How They Can Help

Created 3/2022 - A major responsibility for members of Congress is to provide service to their constituents back in their state or congressional district. ...continue.

Covid-19: Returning Back to Work

Created 10/2022 - There are many programs, organizations, and resources available to assist employers and employees (including Public Health professionals) with returning to work after the COVID-19 pandemic. The following ...continue.

Donning an AK prosthesis with a full suction socket

Narrated by Paddy Rossbach, this is part of a series of demonstrations designed to help individuals learn to manage after a lower-limb amputation. ...continue.

Emotional Recovery

Created 9/2021 - Losing a limb is a life-changing experience. This process often affects nearly every aspect of an individual’s life ranging from work and play to friends and family. ...continue.

Finding Your Voice: Career Pathways Workshop

Curious about navigating a career with a disability? AC team members discuss their personal journeys with a disability in the workforce. This session provides attendees with practical insight on a ...continue.

Fitting for Hip Disarticulation and Hemi-pelvectomy Level Amputations

Volume 9 · Issue 2 · March/April 1999 - by By G. Edward Jeffries, M.D. with Prosthetic Consultants John Angelico, CP, Al Denison, CP and Jim Kaiser, CP - Editors ...continue.

Focus on Bilateral Above-Knee Amputees

Volume 19 · Issue 4 · July/August 2009 - by Kevin Carroll, MS, CP, FAAOP, and Randy Richardson, RPA - People who have experienced limb loss know that it only ...continue.