Group photo at event

Other Support Groups
& Associations

ATLHA ONLUS — Milan, Italy
A support group for families who have a child or adult with a disability. ATLHA ONLUS provides ‘free time’ and ‘leisure’ activities in Australia and beyond and is officially affiliated with Aussie Hands. Website written in Italian with translation to English available

Another Way to Play — USA
This website provides information about ways to adapt musical instruments and use adaptive techniques. It is possible for musicians with limb differences to enjoy playing at an amateur or professional level.

C.H.I.L.D (Children Having Infant Limb Deficiency) — Australia
An Australian organisation run by parents, families and friends of those whose lives have been affected by limb differences.

Connecting Up Australia
(formerly known as CISA — Community Information Strategies Australia Inc.) A not-for-profit organisation formed to assist other not-for-profit organisations connect with others.

A global network connecting anyone who is personally or professionally affected by congenital limb deficiency.

A global network of volunteers using 3D printing to create mechanical hands.

Helping Hands Foundation — USA
A not-for-profit support group made up of parents who have children with upper limb differences.

Limbkids Support Association Inc — Australia
Limbkids Support Association Inc is a non-profit, voluntary organisation comprised of parents, professionals and interested people concerned with the care of children who have congenital or acquired limb differences.

Limbs 4 Life — Australia
Provides information and support to upper limb and lower limb amputees and their families.

Limbs 4 Kids — Australia
Limbs 4 Life created the Limbs 4 Kids program to provide greater support to all Australian children and young people living with congenital or acquired limb differences. The Limbs 4 Kids program was also established to support all those who care for children and young people with limb differences; whether they are parents, carers, siblings, family members, professional healthcare healthcare providers, educators or community workers.

Lucky Fin Project — USA
Written for parents. Established by the parent of a child born with a hand anomaly. Provides links to sites with information on medical diagnosis and treatment, support networks, blogs, prosthetics and adaptions, reading material.

On the Other Hand — USA
Written by an Occupational Therapist with a congenital hand anomaly to provide information, support, and suggestions for parents, relatives, and friends of children with hand anomalies.

A website for Poland Syndrome Support.

An association for children with a hand or arm deficiency. Reach is a support group run by families to give you the opportunity to meet others, offer advice and support.

SIBLINGS Australia
An association established to improve the support available for siblings of children and adults with chronic conditions including disability, chronic illness and mental health issues.

Superhands Network — USA
A website written by a grandparent and established to support parents, families and children with upper limb differences.