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Support and Resources for Your Journey

Abilities Expo

Hosts events that bring together helpful products and services.

The Amputee Coalition

Dedicated to supporting and empowering individuals with limb loss or limb difference through education, advocacy, and community-building initiatives.

Limbs for Life Foundation

Provides prosthetic limbs and financial assistance to amputees who lack the resources to obtain the necessary care.

Mental Health America

Promotes mental health, preventing mental illnesses, and advocating for the overall well-being of individuals through education, support, and public policy initiatives.

National Odd Shoe Exchange

Facilitates the exchange of single shoes for individuals with mismatched feet due to limb differences, aiming to provide comfort and mobility.

HEATHER ABBOTT FOUNDATION

Help amputees residing in the US to obtain prosthetic devices. The Heather Abbott Foundation (HAF) was formed following the tragic Boston Marathon bombing.

Resources for Children (and Their Caregivers)

Adventure Amputee Camp

Offers inclusive outdoor adventure programs to empower and inspire individuals with limb loss through recreational activities, fostering a sense of community and resilience.

Camp No Limits

Provides empowering and educational camps for children with limb loss and limb differences, promoting independence and support within a supportive community.

Curvy Girls

Offers support and empowerment to girls with scoliosis through community-building, resources, and events focused on enhancing self-esteem and well-being.

The Inner Wheel USA Foundation

Supports humanitarian projects and initiatives, both locally and globally, through philanthropy and community service.

Helping Hands Foundation

Provides financial assistance and support services to individuals with limb differences, helping them access prosthetic limbs and enhance their quality of life.

International Child Amputee Network

Offers support, resources, and a community for children with limb differences and their families, fostering connections and promoting advocacy for limb loss awareness.

The Jordan Thomas Foundation

Offers support to children who experience limb loss due to traumatic injury.

Shriners Hospitals for Children

Provides care, including prosthetic care, to children up to age 18 based on medical need, regardless of the family's ability to pay.

Starband

The most prescribed cranial remolding orthosis in the world. Starbands are cleared by the FDA for treatment on babies ages 3–18 months.

Resources for Specific Conditions

Your local American Cancer Society

Dedicated to reducing the impact of cancer through research, education, advocacy, and providing support services for individuals and families affected by cancer.

Cancer Survivors' Fund

Committed to supporting cancer survivors through financial assistance, educational programs, and resources to improve their quality of life post-treatment.

American Diabetes Association

Works to raise awareness, provide education, and support individuals affected by diabetes through outreach programs, resources, and advocacy for better management and prevention.

Move for Jenn

Funds active-wear prosthetics for those who have lost limbs to cancer.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

dedicated to supporting individuals affected by multiple sclerosis through research, advocacy, and programs aimed at improving the quality of life and finding a cure for this neurological disease.

Sepsis Alliance

Raises awareness about sepsis, providing education, support, and advocacy to reduce sepsis-related mortality and improve outcomes for individuals affected by this life-threatening condition.

Trauma Survivors Network

Offers assistance and community to individuals affected by trauma, fostering resilience, and facilitating the recovery journey.

Resources for Sports and Recreation

Achilles International (running)

Empowers individuals with disabilities through mainstream athletics, particularly running, fostering inclusivity, and promoting personal achievement in a supportive community.

Adaptive Action Sports (action sports)

Creates opportunities and empowers individuals with disabilities through adaptive action sports, promotes inclusion and athleticism in the adaptive community.

Blaze Sports America (general sports and recreation)

Enhances the lives of individuals with physical disabilities through inclusive sports and recreation programs, fostering personal growth, community engagement, and empowerment.

Challenge Aspen (skiing and snowboarding)

Provides adaptive skiing and snowboarding programs, empowering individuals with disabilities to experience the joy of winter sports and promoting inclusivity in mountain recreation.

Challenged Athletes Foundation

Provides access to sports and an active lifestyle for individuals with physical challenges, offering grants for adaptive sports equipment and fostering a sense of community and empowerment.

Endeavor Games (general sports)

Promotes inclusive athletics by providing individuals with physical disabilities opportunities to compete and excel in a variety of sports.

Footprints Adventures (travel recreation)

Specializes in inclusive travel and recreation experiences, creating opportunities for individuals with disabilities to explore and enjoy the world in an accessible and supportive environment.

International Paralympic Committee

Regulates body for the Paralympic Movement, oversees and promotes adaptive sports, fosters inclusivity, and organizes the Paralympic Games.

National Alliance for Accessible Golf (golf)

Promotes and ensures the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the sport of golf by providing resources, education, and support for accessible golf programs.

National Amputee Golf Association (golf)

Promotes golf among amputees, fostering camaraderie, competition, and accessibility within the golfing community.

Orthotic and Prosthetic Activities Foundation (general recreation)

Enhances the lives of individuals with physical challenges by providing adaptive recreational opportunities and promoting community engagement.

Paradox Sports (climbing)

Empowers individuals with disabilities through adaptive climbing programs, fostering inclusivity, personal growth, and community support in the world of climbing.

U.S. Paralympics

Dedicated to supporting and promoting Paralympic sports, athletes, and events, fostering inclusivity and excellence in adaptive athletics.

U.S. Amputee Soccer Association

Dedicated to promoting and organizing amputee soccer, providing opportunities for individuals with limb differences to engage in the sport and build community through athletic participation.

United States Tennis Association

Committed to promoting and developing the sport of tennis across the nation, fostering inclusivity, education, and competition at all levels.

Yoga for Amputees

Offers adaptive yoga programs, providing individuals with limb differences tools for physical and mental well-being through yoga practice and community support.

Spaulding Adaptive Sports Centers

If you have lost functionality, our Adaptive Sports program can help you discover activities that challenge your body and competitive streak, and help improve your body awareness in a healthy, inclusive community.

Resources for Veterans

Angel Wings for Veterans

Dedicated to supporting and empowering U.S. military veterans by providing financial assistance, resources, and community engagement opportunities to enhance their well-being and quality of life.

Gary Sinise Foundation

honors and supports veterans, first responders, and their families through a variety of programs, including home adaptations, education initiatives, and morale-boosting experiences.

The Independence Fund

Dedicated to empowering and improving the lives of severely wounded veterans and their caregivers through innovative programs and support services.

Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation

Honors the sacrifice of first responders and military members by providing support to their families through various programs, including mortgage-free homes and financial assistance.

Wounded Warrior Project

Providing comprehensive support and programs to empower and assist injured veterans in their physical and mental well-being as they transition to civilian life.

The Veteran's Administration

Provides healthcare, benefits, and support services to military veterans and their families.

This list is not exhaustive, and inclusion does not represent an official endorsement by Cornell Orthotics & Prosthetics. Please check each organization’s website for specific details and eligibility criteria.

At Cornell Orthotics & Prosthetics, we’re dedicated to your well-being, and our commitment extends beyond our clinic doors. We’re here to support you at every step of your journey to a life filled with opportunities and possibilities.

Your Journey to Mobility Starts Here

At Cornell Orthotics & Prosthetics, we are dedicated to providing compassionate, effective, and personalized rehabilitation orthotic solutions. Your path to enhanced mobility and independence begins with the expertise and care you’ll find at Cornell Orthotics & Prosthetics.