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Moving Forward Limb Loss Support Group

The Moving Forward Limb Loss Support Group provides emotional support and information to amputees, their family members or caregivers. The group holds many family-oriented events to encourage amputees to be active. Members will also receive a monthly newsletter and are encouraged to follow the group’s website ( and Facebook page.

The Moving Forward Limb Support Group meets on the 4th Saturday of each month from 2-4 p.m. in Norton Brownsboro Medical Plaza 1, 4950 Norton Healthcare Blvd., Louisville, KY, Room 301B.

There is no fee involved in being a member of the group. Anyone who has lost a limb or is facing the loss of a limb may attend meetings. Family and caregivers are welcome. 

For more information, call 502.509.6780 or email

North Carolina:

T.A.G. - Triangle Amputee Group
Meets Monthly on every 2nd Tuesday 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Duke Regional Hospital
Level 1, Classroom
3643 N. Roxboro Rd. Durham NC 27704

For more information, call or email:
Nancy Payne, RN, CNS, CWCN / 919.668.0135 /
Stella Sieber / 919.541.2179 /



Wake Amputee Support Group

Raleigh Amputee Support Group meeting.  We will meet monthly at the Rex Outpatient Rehab, 2709 Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh, Suite 200 at 5:30 PM. Please join us for good fun and fellowship.

Rev. Lummie Spann, Sr. -

New York:

Coming soon

Information & Support

American Board for Certification (ABC)
Facility and Practitioner Directory
ABC provides a Web site to use for locating ABC certified practitioners and accredited facilities. Visitors can search by name, zip code, city, or state. The site also provides Web links and phone numbers to a variety of organizations that provide information and services for people with limb loss.

Amputee Coalition of America (ACA)
ACA is a non-profit consumer educational organization providing education, support, and advocacy, and publishes “inMotion” magazine.

American Amputee Foundation (AAF)
AAF provides information, referral, peer counseling, self-help literature, and education.

American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association offers support and education for diabetics and families of diabetics who have lost limbs due to amputation and/or nerve damage from the disease.

Disabled Sports USA (DSUSA)
DSUSA promotes rehabilitation through sports and recreation. The Web site lists the nationwide network of community-based chapters that offer a variety of programs and publishes “Challenge” magazine.

Disability Today Publishing Group
Disability Today is a committee of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine and publishes “Active Living” magazine.

National Amputee Golf Association (NAGA)
NAGA currently has more than 2,500 members worldwide and promotes golf for amputees, and sponsors clinics and tournaments. It also publishes “Amputee Golfer” magazine.

United Amputee Services Association, Inc.
The association provides information regarding amputation, limb care, returning to activities of daily life, and a variety of other topics. It publishes “A Survivor’s Guide for the Recent Amputee.”


American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC)
ABC sets the standards for professionals and patient care facilities.

Limbs for Life Foundation
A global nonprofit organization dedicated to providing fully functional prosthetic care for individuals who cannot otherwise afford it and to raising awareness of the challenges facing amputees.
This Web site provides information on a wide variety of topics of interest for both the professional and the community.

Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics

Challenge Athletes Foundation

It is the mission of the Challenged Athletes Foundation to provide opportunities and support to people with physical disabilities so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics. The Challenged Athletes Foundation believes that involvement in sports at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life.


Bridge II Sports, a non-profit organization, creates opportunities for children and adults who are physically challenged to play team and individual sports by providing equipment, developing sport teams and coaching, thereby helping them discover tenacity, confidence, self-esteem and the joy of finding the player within.


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