Helping Hands West Home Resources



Organizations


Resources


Discussion Groups


Contact Info


News


Join Our Group


Shriners Hospitals for Children
Northern California
2425 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 453-2000
Provides free prosthetics and corrective surgery to children from low to moderate income families.

Rehabilitation Engineering Center
Lucille Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford
725 Welch Road
Palo Alto, Ca. 94304
(650) 497-8000
Orthotics, Prosthetics, AAC, Seating, and Therapy.

Area Child Amputee Center
Mary Free Bed Hospital and Rehabilitation Center
235 Wealthy St.
SE Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 454-7988
Publishes a series of handbooks for children with hand differences and their teachers.

Barr Foundation
c/o Storage USA
3090 NW 2nd Avenue, Suite # 693
Boca Raton, FL 33431
(561) 394-6514
A non-profit organization, established the Barr United Amputee Assistance Fund (BUAAF) to purchase prosthetic limbs for amputees who cannot otherwise afford them. They accept donations of used prosthetic components.

Variety Myoelectric Center at the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
Office: (248) 258-5511
Fax: (248) 258-5575
E-mail: variety5@msn.com
A childrens charity that provides a broad spectrum of programs dedicated to the comfort and care of handicapped children. Largest limb bank in the world, provides life-like artificial limbs, therapy and support to children (and their families) from around the world.

inMotion magazine
888-267-5669
acainfo@amputee-coalition.org
Published bimonthly for Amputee Coalition of America, ACA members to provide timely, comprehensive information. inMotion is one of the major benefits of membership. Selected articles from past issues are posted in the inMotion Archive. The March-April 2001 issue has a good article on 2001 Amputee Summer Camps.

BATâ„¢ One-Handed Keyboard
A compact computer input device that uses "chording" to replicate all the functions of a full-size keyboard, but with greater speed and portability.
Infogrip, Inc.
1141 E. Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001
Toll-free: 800-397-0921
E-mail: sales@infogrip.com

About One Hand Typing and Keyboarding
A One-Hand Typing and Keyboarding Manual and links to resources for one handed typists. The author, Lilly Walters, is also willing to assist with questions on one hand typing.
Lilly Walters
Phone: 626-335-8069
Fax: 626-335-6127
E-mail: Lilly@aboutonehandtyping.com

Harry and Willy and Carrothead by Judith Caseley
Great children's book about a boy who was born with no left hand. It really captures the feelings of parents of children with differences. Reading level: Ages 4-8 Order through Amazon Books.

Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics
Electronic Limbs for Infants and Pre-School Children

Please send suggestions for new links to webmaster@helpinghandswest.com
Copyright ©1998-2002, Helping Hands West

Website by Foley & Associates