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Acne Medicine The most comprehensive information on by a certified dermatologist.

American Society for Surgery of the Hand The mission of ASSH is to advance the science and practice of hand surgery through education, research and advocacy on behalf of patients and practitioners.

Amputee Coalition of America The Amputee Coalition of America (ACA) is a national, non-profit amputee consumer educational organization representing people who have experienced amputation or are born with limb differences. The ACA includes individual amputees, amputee education and support groups for amputees, professionals, family members and friends of amputees, amputation or limb loss related agencies, and organizations.

Animated Prothetics Animated Prosthetics, Inc., a pioneer in the field of upper-limb prosthetics, designs and manufactures microcomputer based control systems and other components for artificial arms. These systems combined with their battery technology allow the patient to have the most advanced prosthesis available. Learn more about myoelectric control systems, artificial arms, prosthetic limbs, and electronic hands.

Bili Inc. Tapping your foot/full talent. Located in Greater LA, Bili Inc specializes in developing innovative foot-controlled computer input devices: FOOTIME foot mouse and page turner, which have wide applications--from speeding up computer workflow to easing hand/wrist stress; from turning music score to avoiding contamination in lab work.

Caring Bridge hosted by Ann McKinney. We have promised our son that we would help him overcome his disabilities in any way we can! Thanks for joining us as we begin Rory's surgical journey, and for helping us keep that promise!

Clinically Adapted Instruments for the Multiply Handicapped: A Sourcebook by Cynthia Clark, Donna Chadwick. A very unique book containing 100 adapted and original instrument designs, descriptions, and results of extensive practical applications. Includes drawings and photos.

Congenital Upper Extremity Differences: Understanding the Etiology and Treatment A Pediatric Perspective (Acrobat File) The majority of upper extremity malformations occur during the embryonic period of gestation — weeks three through eight. By the third week of gestation,the limbs begin to form as buds...

Colorado Unlimbited Children Colorado UnLimbited Children is a part of Colorado UnLimbited Connection, a Colorado Nonprofit Corporation, founded by and for the families of children with limb differences - whether from birth, medical condition or unfortunate accident. We provide a community where families of children with limb differences gather to offer support and share information in order to better meet the emotional and social needs of both our children and our families.

Dolmetsch One-Handed Recorders Making music is something everyone should be able to enjoy. Since the 1930s Dolmetsch has produced recorders modified to accommodate missing fingers and missing hands. In 1997, we were approached by REACH and asked to develop models for this purpose but that could be made in greater volume. Now, those who can use one hand only, whether the left or the right, can play the recorder. Those who have been born with only one working hand, or who have lost the use of an arm following an accident, a stroke or polio or any other condition making two handed use impossible, can, with our special key-system, play descant (called soprano in the US) and treble (called alto in the US) recorders.

Easy Open Vials Finally, a down to Earth product that really helps people in their everyday lives...EASY OPEN VIALS. Our vials are different; they can be opened with only ONE HAND making them convenient for individuals and time savers for industry in a variety of applications from holding vitamins to paper clips to sunflower seeds.

Giving Hands, Inc. Located in Birmingham, AL. Their mission is to not only raise awareness about limb differences and raise money to support research into the cause of and solutions to these limb differences.




Helping Hands Foundation The philosophy of the Helping Hands Foundation is to provide support and information. A special bond often develops between parents, affected children and their siblings when families get together to share ideas and experiences. Family outings are planned for all to enjoy. These social events offer an informal atmosphere for parents to meet each other and for children to interact with one another. In addition, relevant topics and issues are addressed through newsletters and speakers.


Helping Hands 2008 Winter Event!

Independent Living Products Whether you’re an administrator who needs to outfit your facility, a caregiver or family member who needs to care for someone, a person facing a physical challenge, or an incredibly lazy person who happens to love some of our products, we strive to serve you in a way you’ve never been served before.

Journal of Children's Prosthetic-Prosthetic Clinics The journals residing in the JACPOC Online Library were published quarterly by the Association of Children's Prosthetic Orthotic Clinics (ACPOC) through the spring of 1994. O&P Digital Technologies is proud to present this fully searchable retrospective collection in full text as a service to the worldwide Orthotic and Prosthetic community.

Lilly Walters: Type with One Hand
For one hand typists their friends, and those who want to type with one hand. In this place you will learn to type, keyboard and use a computer with the speed of a professional, or just for fun, with only one hand, with, or without adaptive equipment!

Limb Differences - Definitions
A cooperative effort of the Amputee Coalition of America, Wayne Renardson, Ralph Fowler, and Dick Mooney Revised by Julie L. Erwin, 2003

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) is dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21 by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) authorizes formula grants to states, and discretionary grants to institutions of higher education and other non-profit organizations to support research, demonstrations, technical assistance and dissemination, technology and personnel development and parent-training and information centers.

On the Other Hand...I Have a Thumb! This website is intended to provide information, support, and suggestions for parents, relatives, and friends of children with hand anomalies. Please share this site with your child's physician and any health care professionals who may be helping your child.

Didrick Medical Didrick Medical Inc. is proud to introduce the X-Finger. The X-FingerĀ® is the world’s first active-function artificial finger assembly designed specifically for partial finger amputees. The device allows users to regain complete control of the flexion and extension movements of an artificial finger in a self-contained device. It is designed to bend a silicone finger sheath in a realistic manner.

Pediatric Prosthetics, Incorporated Helping Children Run and Play People open a web site for a host of reasons, but we want to address this site to the people we most want to reach: you moms and dads with an infant or child who needs prosthetic care for an upper or lower extremity. Each of you has a million questions and concerns, and we certainly cannot hope to address every one of them here. We'll answer your first question right here. YES! Our services are available to your family, wherever you live!! We have clinics coast to coast, and, "We also Make House Calls!"

REACH This organization is located in the United Kingdom, but has a world-wide REACH! Working for children with hand or arm deficiency. Reach has provided the means by which parents can be brought into contact with each other, giving them the opportunity to compare experiences and a means of understanding how others have coped or overcome problems.

Rehabilitation Engineering Center
Lucille Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford
725 Welch Road
Palo Alto, Ca. 94304
(650) 497-8000
Orthotics, Prosthetics, AAC, Seating, and Therapy. Limb bank provides prosthetics for low income children.

Shriners Hospitals for Children
2425 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 453-2000
Provides free prosthetics and corrective surgery to children from low to moderate income families.

Special Fingers Welcome to our website, Special Fingers was created in Febuary 2010, and is dedicated to my son George, who was born with amniotic band syndrome (ABS). This website is still in the early stages of development. For information and updates about this website, click on the updates link.

Special Needs Family Friendly Fun Their mission is to: enable families for special needs families to share their experiences and information via their newsletter and eGroup forum; offer information on a variety of family friendly fun and helpful topics; and provide easy access via rings and links to over 11,000 categorized websites relevant to special needs families.

Tubal ligation reversal by Dr. Berger Tubal ligation reversal is a highly successful treatment for couples who want to have a baby after a tubal ligation. Chapel Hill Tubal Reversal Center is the only specialty center exclusively for tubal reversal surgery.

Unlimbited Possibilities Unlimbited Possibilities is based in Long Island, New York but welcome families from anywhere. Their organization was founded by parents of children with upper limb differences. While there are some organizations in existence with a similar focus there were none on Long Island. The parents then met in June 2003 and decided to formalize the group and agreed to incorporate and our name was born "Unlimbited Possibilities". It is their desire to assist as many families as possible with the challenges of upper limb differences. They are based in Long Island, New York but welcome families from anywhere.

World Association of People with DisabilitiesThis website deals with all disabilities and has a monitored teen chat room.

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