Additional Resources

Additional Orthotics and Prosthetic Resources

Limb Loss in the U.S.A.

The amputee coalition is the leading, national nonprofit organization working to support people with limb loss.

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Lida Citroën, Principal, LIDA360 and Military Transition Specialist

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Amputee Coalition of America (ACA)

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

International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO)

The International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), is a multi-disciplinary organization comprised of persons who have a professional interest in the clinical, educational and research aspects of prosthetics, orthotics, rehabilitation engineering and related topics

National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE)

The National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE) promotes education in the field of orthotics and prosthetics and raises the standards of education in the field. This includes working in cooperation with the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) for the accreditation of orthotist/prosthetist and technician level education within the O&P profession. CAAHEP is a nationally recognized non-profit organization that accredits educational programs in 23 allied health disciplines.

American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC)

The American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) is the national certifying and accrediting body for the orthotic and prosthetic professions. The public requires and deserves assurance that the persons providing orthotic and prosthetic services and care are qualified to provide the appropriate services, and it was on this basis that the ABC was established as a credentialing organization.

Pedorthic Foundation

The Pedorthic Foundation supports education and training for students who are seeking pedorthic certification, credentialed pedorthists and retail footwear professionals/employees through its scholarship programs. Education and continuing education help ensure the future of the pedorthic profession and benefit everyone who uses pedorthic services.

Scholarship Resources

Amputee Coalition of America (ACA)

International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO)

National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE)

Peg Leg Krewe