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Activities of Daily Living: Bathroom Edition

Created 10/2019 Introduction The bathroom is one of the places in your home where the ability to do things independently is extremely important. While in the bathroom, most people want ...continue.

Adaptive Gaming Resources

Created 10/2019 – Gaming can allow those who are disabled to learn new skills as well as provide therapeutic benefits. More and more gaming manufacturers and organizations are tackling the ...continue.

Adaptive Sports Programs

Created 02/2017 - This fact sheet focuses on nationwide, sport-specific resources that provide an overview of the adapted version of a particular sport; there may be leagues or teams located ...continue.

Advanced Exercises for People With Lower-Extremity Amputations

Senior Step – Volume 1, 2004 - by Melissa Wolff-Burke, EdD, PT, ATC, and Elizabeth Cole, PT - The previous article discussed exercises to help you maintain the range of ...continue.

Applying a shrinker

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.

Before Your Amputation: Questions to Ask Your Surgeon

Last Updated 07/2012 - Talking with your surgeon prior to amputation is important. You should meet your surgeon, feel confident in his or her abilities, and have all of your ...continue.

Breast Cancer & Mastectomies

Introduction Amputation is commonly understood as the loss of a major limb such as an arm or a leg. However, the loss of any body part often includes profound functional ...continue.

Camps for Children with Limb Loss/Limb Difference

Created 3/2022 - Learn about the Amputee Coalition Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp and other summer camps for youth with limb loss/limb difference. ...continue.

Caregiver Resources

Created 04/2019 Being a Caregiver: Beginning Your New Journey The Amputee Coalition offers Being a Caregiver: Beginning Your New Journey as an introductory guide to help families and spouses of ...continue.

Choosing an Assisted Care Facility

Senior Step – Volume 1, 2004 - by Christina DiMartino - Senior man and woman sitting in wheelchairs reading a bookThe Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA), headquartered in Fairfax, ...continue.

College Funding Resources for Individuals with Disabilities

Created 10/2019– There are many different opportunities for individuals with limb loss or limb difference to find resources that may be able to help pay for their post-secondary education. These ...continue.

Congenital Limb Deficiencies and Acquired Amputations in Childhood

Volume 18 · Issue 1 · January/February 2006 - by Douglas G. Smith, MD - Limb loss is always devastating, both physically and emotionally. I’ve frequently told patients who have ...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.

Connecting Online for People With Limb Loss

Last updated 03/2012 - Support from a local amputee group is not always available. The following are online communication resources for amputees, caregivers, friends and family members of amputees who ...continue.

Coping With Aging and Amputation

Senior Step – Volume 1, 2004 - by Omal Bani Saberi, LCSW, CCHT - “To grow old is to pass from passion to compassion.” – Albert Camus We all get ...continue.