Amputee Empowerment Partners
EmpoweringAmputees.org is a password-protected, monitored online community for anyone affected by limb deficiency or amputation. This community is rapidly growing and includes amputees, parents, siblings, friends, care givers and healthcare providers. The site features motivational videos, discussions, forums, blogs and community members who are genuinely there for each other.
As of August 10, 2015, AEP had more than 6,998 members, 173 different groups, and 966 blog posts, over 9,606 photos, 486 videos, 20 and discussion forums, there's something for everyone at www.EmpoweringAmputees.org.
Amputee News is an online magazine. Amputee News was founded in 2007 by Glenn Barfield who published the site until July 9, 2011 when it was purchased by Eureka Custom Media. Their mission is to provide information and resources to help people with limb loss and limb absence live more fully. Many of the writers and editors were originally involved with The Amputee Coalition of America and the familiar magazine inMotion.
DailyStrength Amputee Support Group
Frank Valk recommended this website and after an extensive review, I agree it may be useful to some of our members.
DailyStrength is a social networking website where users provide one another with emotional support by discussing their struggles and successes.
The amputee support group is only one of more than 500 support groups on the site. The site is free. You must be a member to contribute, but you can read without becoming a member.
The company was founded on August 3, 2006 by Doug Hirsch, Lars Nilsen and Josh DeFord and has offices in California. The company was acquired in November 2008 by HSW International, Inc. The three founders have phenomenal records in the Internet world.
Heather Mills Amputee Forum
The Heather Mills Amputee Forum is a community forum for amputees, their caregivers, friends, and family members. Very active, many topics.
ADA Home Page
Everything the Federal Government has to offer with respect to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.
United States Access Board
The U.S. Access Board is a federal agency that promotes equality for people with disabilities through leadership in accessible design and the development of accessibility guidelines and standards for the built environment, transportation, communication, medical diagnostic equipment, and information technology.
EMC The Enabling Mobility Center
The Enabling Mobility Center is a facility open to persons with disabilities, their families, independent living specialists, healthcare professionals, researchers, engineers, vendors, and the general public.
The EMC is located on Oakland Ave a block west of the Science Center and a block East of St. Louis Community College at Forest Park.The address is:
5240 Oakland Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
The website contains a variety of information about joint activities between Washington University and Paraquad. These research activities are led by Dr. David Gray from Washington University.
We Connect Now is dedicated to uniting people interested in rights and issues affecting people with disabilities, with particular emphasis on college students and access to higher education and employment issues.