Internet Resources


  • American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association AOPA is a national trade association providing business services and products to O&P professionals.
  • American Board for Certification The ABC sets the standards for professionals and patient care facilities assuring the highest principles.
  • Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification Certifies and credentials O&P professionals.
  • American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists The professional organization representing credentialed practitioners in support of professional and ethical conduct among all ABC certified practitioners.
  • The Global Resource for Orthotists & Prosthetics Information Informational site for professionals and the community.

Support Groups

  • Amputee Coalition of America Non profit consumer educational organization representing amputees to government, industry, and the world.
  • New England Amputee Association Non profit outreach organization for  amputees and their families to provide supportive information and experiences.
  • Northeast Passage Non profit organization at University of New Hampshire, providing opportunities for recreation and promoting independence.
  • National Amputee Golf Association 4000-member international group promoting golf for amputees, sponsoring clinics and tournaments.
  • Eastern Amputee Golf Association Regional organization conducting amputee golfing events, clinics and seminars.
  • Disabled Sports USA A national nonprofit organization established by disabled Vietnam veterans to serve those injured in war and anyone with a permanent physical disability.
  • Orthotic and Prosthetic Assistance Fund
  • Muscular Dystrophy Accociation Providing help, hope and knowledge to MDA patients.