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self-help fellowship groups. If they do not, they can probably refer you.
Foundation, Inc. (AAF)
PO Box 250218,
Little Rock, AR 72225
Book Information, referrals, and peer
support for amputees. Hospital visitation and counseling. Contains a magazine, group
development guidelines, and national resource directory for patients, families and caregivers.
Coalition of America (ACA)
900 East Hill Ave. Suite 285
Knoxville, TN 37915
"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, professionals, family members and
friends, agencies, and organizations."
Foundation of America
6480 Wayzata Blvd.
Golden Valley, MN 55426
"It is our
mission to disseminate timely and useful information, to perform charitable services, and
to conduct research to enhance productivity and quality of life of amputees in America."
1200 West Tabor Road
Philadelphia, PA 19141
Phone: 1-800-CALL MOSS
"MossRehab, a modern, 152-bed facility, offers
comprehensive care to people with a broad range of conditions--including stroke, brain
injury, orthopedic and musculoskeletal disabilities, spinal cord dysfunction, pulmonary
disorders, amputations, and other forms of disability."
38-40 Church Street
Malverne, NY 11565
Amputation Foundation (NAF) was founded in 1919 to serve the needs of veteran and civilian
amputees. Services include the exchange of visits among amputees, legal counsel,
vocational guidance and placement, social activities, psychological aid, and distribution
of educational materials."
National Respite Locator Service
800 Eastowne Drive, Suite 105
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Phone: 1-800-7-RELIEF or 1-800-773-5433)
The National Respite Locator Service "helps
parents, caregivers, and professionals find respite services in their state and local
area. The service is also useful when a family travels or must move to another
This site can help parents, caregivers, and
professionals find respite services in their state and local areas. Has links to all 50
states in the USA.
PO Box 458
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
About Face is "an international
organization dedicated to providing information, emotional support, and educational
programs to individuals who have a facial disfigurement and to their families."
This site contains a newsletter, information
and referrals, and assistance in starting local groups. Also an address in Canada.
Center for Cranio facial
Development and Disorders
Children's Medical and Surgical Center, Room 1004
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
"The Center for
Craniofacial Development and Disorders is an educational and interactive resource for
families, physicians, and researchers facing craniofacial developmental issues and to
inform the public about activities at our Center."
PO Box 280297
Dallas, TX 75228
Phone: 1-972-994 9902 or 1-800-535-3643
Children's Craniofacial Association is "a
nonprofit organization ... dedicated to improving the quality of life for facially
disfigured individuals and their families. Nationally and internationally, CCA addresses
the medical, financial, psychosocial, emotional, and educational concerns relating to
craniofacial conditions. CCA advocates on behalf of and promotes awareness for the
This site contains information on
craniofacial disorders in children as well as educational materials and doctor referrals.
National Association for the Craniofacially Handicapped
PO Box 11082
Chattanooga, TN 37401
Phone: 1-800-3 FACES 3 or 1-800-332-2373
FACES is "a non-profit organization serving
children and adults throughout the United States with severe craniofacial deformities
resulting from birth defects, injuries, or disease. ... Our service goals address three
distinct areas: client travel, public awareness and understanding, and information and
This site contains a newsletter and
referrals to group and treatment centers.
317 East 34th Street,
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 1-800-FWD-FACE or 1-212-684-5860
"Forward Face is a national organization
for patients and families with craniofacial conditions."
Let's Face It
Bellingham, WA 98228-1972
"Lets Face It is a nonprofit
network that links people with facial disfigurement and all who care for them to resources
that can change their lives."
The site contains a resource list.
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