Resource Center for Amputees and Medical Providers

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Organizations

Publications

Amputee Coalition of America Publications

First Step

A Guide for Adapting to Limb Loss (published biannually)

Expectations

Parenting Children and Teens with Limb Differences

inMotion Magazine

Connections

Senior Step

To Subscribe:
Amputee Coalition of America
900 E. Hill Ave., Ste. 205
Knoxville, TN 37915-2566
888/AMP-KNOW (888/267-5669)
www.amputee-coalition.org

Active Living

A health, fitness and recreation magazine for people with disabilities. Published bi-monthly.

To Subscribe:
Disability Today Publishing Group
2276 Rosedene Rd.
St. Ann’s, ON Canada, LOR1YO
(905) 957-6016
www.activeliving.com

Amputee Golfer Magazine

Official publication of the National Amputee Golf Association.

To Subscribe:
11 Walnut Hill Road
Amherst, NH 03031
(800) 633-NAGA (6242)
www.nagagolf.org

Challenge

Published quarterly by Disabled Sports USA

To Subscribe:
451 Hungerford Dr.
Suite 100
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 217-9841
www.dsusa.org

Limbs for Life Foundation

To Subscribe:
attn. Craig Gavras
5929 N. May, Ste 511
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
888-235-5462
405-843-5174
www.limbsforlife.org

Amputee Related Books

You’re Not Alone by John Sabolich
The stories of 38 remarkable amputees who conquered the challenges of a lifetime.

Lower Limb Amputation: A Guide to Living a Quality Life by Adrian Christian, MD
A unique resource aimed to educate those with lower limb amputation so they can better care for themselves and maximize their own independence.

In a Single Bound by Sarah Reinersten
A gripping memoir of inner strength about a one-legged child trying to fit in with her two-legged friends, who became one of the world’s most famous physically-challenged sports figures

It’s just a matter of balance by Kevin S. Garrison
A very personal story of amputee rehabilitation. Written as an autobiography it is good prosthetic education and a useful story for clinicians and students.