Rehabilitation and Recovery for Amputees

​For many amputees, getting back to life as usual and moving on with things is the primary focus. There are many resources that can help with that, everything from finding a place to recover to finding a job. 

A list of state vocational rehabilitation locations is available here.

Resources

Abilities Expo is an organization that hosts multiday events bringing necessary products and services together for the community of people with disabilities, their families, caregivers, seniors and healthcare professionals.

The ADRS is an organization that can help identify specialists in your area that can help with driver education / driver training and transportation equipment modifications for persons with disabilities.

Online job search for people with disabilities.

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a resource of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.

The Goal of Job Access and ABILITY Jobs is to enable people with disabilities to enhance their professional lives by providing a dedicated system for finding employment. By posting job opportunities, or searching resumes, employers can find qualified persons with disabilities as well as demonstrate their affirmative action and open door policies.

NMEDA is a non-profit trade association of mobility equipment manufacturers, dealers, driver rehabilitation specialists, and other professionals dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities and assisting with driving independence using wheelchair accessible vehicles.

Office of Disability Employment​.

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