National Amputation Foundation
Information and Support
40 Church St, Malverne, NY, 11565-1735
Distance: 201 Miles
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Programs and services geared to help people with amputations adjust, connect and find resources
* Amp to Amp Program: A home, hospital or nursing home visit is available for peer counseling and support to any person who has had or will be having a major limb amputation. If the person does not live within a drivable distance, they can provide phone support.
* Information on recreational activities for amputees
* Booklets and pamphlets that provide information, specific to the needs of above-the-knee, below-the-knee, and arm amputees
* Contact information for Veterans Benefits
* Referral service to other amputee organizations
- Adults with disabilities
- Physical disabilities
Some services are only available to members.
An honorary annual membership fee of $25 helps keep many of the programs active and viable, and also entitles the member to receive the publication 'The AMP'. The AMP contains articles and information of interest to veterans and amputees.
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LH-2700.1700Disease/Disability Information Definition
Programs that provide information about the causes and origins, preventive measures, symptoms, screening/diagnostic procedures, and/or methods of treatment or management including the latest research for specific illnesses or disabling conditions.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
The surgical removal of one or more limbs.