Amputee Connections

HealthLehigh Valley HospitalHanger Orthopedic Group Incorporated

Lehigh Valley Amputee Support Group: Meets 5-7:30 p.m., third Monday of the month; Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, S. Cedar Crest Boulevard off Interstate 78 (Exit 55), Classroom 1 (near cafeteria); free dinner, speakers

Good Shepherd Amputee Clinic: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every first and third Wednesday; Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital-Allentown, 850 S. Fifth St.

Rehability: Retail store in new Good Shepherd outpatient services building at the Allentown campus that stocks 3,000 items to assist people with daily tasks, from magnifying small type to mounting stairs. Products also available online at http://www.rehabilitystores.com

UpperEx.org: Web site with resources for people who have lost upper extremities

Arm-amp.com: Web site with chat room, magazine and resources specific to people who've had arm or hand amputations

Prosthetic shops: Boas Surgical, 1309 Gordon St., Allentown, boassurgical.com; Allentown Limb and Brace, 1808 W. Allen Street, Allentown; Hanger Orthopedic Group, 3400 Bath Pike, Suite 102, Bethlehem, or 423 Normal St., East Stroudsburg, www.hanger.com.

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