RESOURCES

Amputees in Motion is a support group in San Diego for amputees and their families. It provides support through meetings, social events, and peer visitors.

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.

BILLY Footwear is a shoe company dedicated to creating stylish shoes that incorporate zippers that go along the side of the shoes and around the toe, allowing the upper of each shoe to open and fold over completely. This makes getting into and out of the shoe easier for the user, especially if the shoe is going over an brace or prosthetic foot.

The Challenged Athletes Foundation provides resources for individuals through sports, community, and mentorship. Grant applications are available for travel, competition, coaching, training, equipment, and sports prostheses.

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Children's Hemiplegia and Stroke Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, teens and adults who developed hemiplegia during childhood.

Combat Flip Flops sells an adjustable sandal strap to secure your flip flop to your prosthetic foot. 

The Limbs for Life Foundation is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to providing fully functional prosthetic care for individuals who cannot otherwise afford it and raising awareness of the challenges facing amputees. 

Prosthetics Outreach Foundation creates opportunities for children and adults in developing countries who suffer from limb loss and limb deformities to lead more fulfilling lives.

 

The  National Odd Shoe Exchange is a source of footwear for those requiring single shoes or pairs of differing sizes due to injury, disease or genetic disorders.

NCPAD is an information center concerned with physical activity and disability.

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Post-Polio Health International's mission is to enhance the lives and independence of polio survivors and home ventilator users through education, advocacy, research and networking.

Shoewap matches people who have opposite mis-matched shoe sizes so they can exchange unused shoes with one another. 

Zappos offers shoppers the opportunity to purchase single shoes or different sizes for each foot. 

The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics (ABC) is the national certifying and accrediting body for the orthotic and prosthetic professions.

The American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists is dedicated to promoting professionalism and advancing the standards of patient care through education, literature, research, advocacy and collaboration.

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