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American Amputee Foundation
P.O. Box 94227
North Little Rock, AR 72190
The American Amputee Foundation (AAF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to researching and gathering information on amputation including studies, product information, services, self-help publications, and hundreds of articles that have been written in this area of study. Established in 1975, AAF responds to over 5,000 inquiries for both direct and indirect assistance each year. During the past years, AAF has helped with insurance claims, justification letters to payers, testimony, and life-care planning; direct financial aid for prosthetic devices and home modifications; technical assistance in developing self-help programs; hospital visitations; and counseling services. In addition, the foundation deals with thousands of telephone inquiries and referrals each year. AAF consists of chapters in various states around the country that are self-supporting and provide a variety of peer support programs. The foundation also maintains a list of amputee support groups and provides the "National Resource Directory" for consumers and professionals.
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