Search for resources in your area by zip code:https://nllrc.amputee-coalition.org/
Facts and statistics on amputation in Missouri:https://www.amputee-coalition.org/resources/missouri-2/
Paraquad’s programs and services provide hands-on, practical assistance for people with disabilities, with an end goal of independent living. Our staff works with participants to identify their needs and customize services to help them reach their goals:https://www.paraquad.org/programs-and-services/
If you want to work but have a disability that keeps you from finding, keeping or advancing in a job, Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) may be able to help you. VR specializes in employment and training services that can assist you in becoming employed. A VR counselor will determine your eligibility for services. To be eligible, you need to have a physical or mental impairment that causes problems with working and need VR services to be successfully employed. Once eligible, you will work with a counselor who will help you develop a plan for your rehabilitation. We will give you vocational information and guidance allowing you to make informed choices about your vocational plan:https://dese.mo.gov/adult-learning-rehabilitation-services/vocational-rehabilitationhttp://www.amputee-coalition.org/support-groups-peer-support/support-group-network/
Amputee support groups provide an invaluable place for new amputees and their family members to connect with others who have overcome similar challenges. With over 260 support groups registered with the Amputee Coalition, amputees across the country are receiving the support vital for recovery.
Peer Support Facts
-The Amputee Coalition has trained over 1,000 certified peer visitors to meet with amputees and family members in times of need.
For more information about our peer support network, contact firstname.lastname@example.org