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"He lives well who lives lightly, hoards nothing, lets go the air he breathes—to draw in more."
Peter Abbs

Welcome to Creative Solutions for Amputees

Creative Solutions for Amputees (CS4A) was started in 2004 and focuses on how young women can cope with upper-limb amputation and other types of upper limb differences.   

We hope you will find the links we've provided useful and our articles inspirational.   We're here for caregivers, family, and community too, so spread the word!

Please click on the link below to listen to our song Stronger & Better. Several friends composed, performed and recorded this song to encourage us all to feel stronger and better, even when things are difficult. We hope you enjoy it. 

 Stronger & Better - MP3 Stream

Events 2016

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Superhero Prosthetic Arm - Wednesday, March 30, 2016

 A nonprofit in San Francisco is helping kids with upper limb differences design super hero-inspired prosthetic limbs.  See more at:

http://www.fastcompany.com/3058221/this-girl-designed-her-own-superhero-prosthetic-arm-and-it-shoots-sparkles/3

 

 
Upcoming Conference for Year 2016 - Tuesday, March 22, 2016

 

The Amputee Coalition of America will have its annual conference this year on June 9 to June 11, 2016.  Our nonprofit, Creative Solutions for Amputees, plans to have a table and distribute free story books that empower women and children with upper limb differences as well as other amputees with uplifting stories.

For more information about the conference, visit the link below:

http://www.amputee-coalition.org/events-programs/national-conference/

Many advances have been made in prosthetic upper limbs.  Below are links to websites that might be useful:

Advanced Prosthetic Technologies

http://www.prostheticarm.com/index.html

Advanced Arm Dynamics

http://armdynamics.com

 

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