Peer Support

 

Here at Austin Prosthetic Center we encourage you to ask about and take advantage of the available resources that offer a wealth of knowledge about life as an amputee, technology and healthcare concerns.  Austin Prosthetic Center also offers peer support for clients who are seeking guidance.  Just go to our Contact page and let us know about your story and how we can be of assistance.

 

Below is a list of online resources where you can find more information:

 

General Support

ADA Information (American Disabilities Act)

https://adata.org/learn-about-ada
 

Amputee Coalition – Quick links

http://www.amputee-coalition.org/

http://www.amputee-coalition.org/resources/online-communication-resources-for-those-with-limb-loss/

http://www.amputee-coalition.org/limb-loss-resource-center/
 

Amplitude Media Group

www.amplitude-media.com

Social Security – Benefits for Individuals with Disabilities

https://www.ssa.gov/disability/

http://www.disabilityrightstx.org/who-we-are

Below-Knee (Trans-Tibial) Amputees

www.oandp.com/resources/patientinfo/manuals/bkindex.htm

Above-Knee (Trans-Femoral) Amputees

http://www.oandp.com/resources/patientinfo/manuals/akindex.htm


Transportation Assistance

CARTS -
    http://www.ridecarts.com/services/disability


METRO -
    https://www.capmetro.org/metroaccess/

 

 

 

Home Modification Accessibility Assistance 

Meals on Wheels Central TX (MOWCTX) – Home Repair
   Greater Austin Home Safety Repair for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities
   https://www.mealsonwheelscentraltexas.org/programs/home-repair-needs

Meals on Wheels Central TX (MOWCTX) – Handy Wheels
   Greater Austin Minor Home Repair for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities
   https://www.mealsonwheelscentraltexas.org/programs/handy-wheels

Texas Ramp Project –
   http://www.texasramps.org/ 

CHAMP (Critical Housing Accessibility Modification Program)
   http://www.easterseals.com/centraltx/our-programs/adult-services/community-housing-  services/champ.html

 

In-Home Care and Assistance

Meals on Wheels Central TX (MOWCTX) – HAND
   https://www.mealsonwheelscentraltexas.org/programs/hand-in-home-care

 

Vehicle Modification

MobilityWorks of Austin -
            Address: 239 Commercial Dr.
            Buda, TX 78610
            General Inquiries:
            1-877-275-4907

   https://www.mobilityworks.com/financing/automotive-mobility-programs.php

   https://www.mobilityworks.com/mobilityworks-locations/austin-tx.php
 

United Access -
            Address: 15301 I-35 Ste A
            Pflugerville, TX 78660
            Phone Number:
            512-436-0820

   www.unitedaccess.com/handicap-vans-for-sale-austin-tx.html

 

 

Durable Medical Equipment (DME)

Travis Medical Sales Corporation -

1104 W. 34th St. 
Austin, TX 78705 

(512) 458-4589

http://www.travismedical.com/index.htm


Durable Medical Equipment –

5555 North Lamar, St L-127
Austin, Texas 78751

(512) 454-8663

http://txdme.com/


Xmed Medical Superstore –

8002 Research Blvd
            Austin, TX 78758

            (512) 836-9400

http://www.xmed4u.com/

 

 

 

 

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