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Disability Specific Resources: Amputation/Limb Differences

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Information: Amputation and Limb Differences
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This information guide is written by New Horizons Un-Limited. The guide provides information about this disability including Definition, Types, Causes, Characteristics, and Statistics. We envision a world with the inclusion and participation of individuals with disabilities in our communities, our workplaces and our lives so we also include information on Awareness, Viewpoint, Needs and Solutions, Therapy and Rehabilitation, On-line Discussion Forum, and where to go on the Internet to Learn More.

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Links to Publications by Others

A Guide to Buying a Prosthesis

This guide is offered by the Disabled World an on-line resource guide for amputees or people with limb differences.

Living with Limb Differences

This is an excellent guide for anyone who is living with a limb difference by the Amputee Coalition of America.

New Sign Coping with the Loss of a Limb

This is an excellent article by Maria Adams, MS, MPH, RD on the loss of a limb, what the person will experience and some basic helpful tips to cope with the loss. This article is sponsored by the Swedish Medical Center of the Pacific Northwest.

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