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www.LivingOneHanded.com - Light-hearted website

"Who’s going to see past the difference and love the whole person?”  http://www.livingonehanded.com/ive-been-married-for-how-long/

Ryan was born with one hand and uses his website to educate, laugh and give hope. Check out what he has to say and enjoy informational videos and a giggle or two: http://www.livingonehanded.com.

He talks about daily life and demonstrates lots of one-handed tasks such as cutting meat, driving and even making snowballs - all with humor and a big smile.

Hands To Love Camp, Florida - March 16-18, 2012

One weekend a year, Hands to Love families from all across the country gather at Camp Crystal Lake in Starke, FL for a weekend of adventure, camaraderie and relaxation. Hand Camp provides children a safe haven in which to try new activities, meet others who have similar upper limb differences, and just have fun being kids. Hand Camp also allows parents to network with each other, share ideas and experiences, ask questions, be pampered, and relax.

The next Hand Camp will be March 16-18, 2012. http://www.handstolove.org/registration_fam.html
 

Start date: 
Fri, 03/16/2012
End Date: 
Sun, 03/18/2012

LuckyFinProject.org - Michigan Support Group - check it out

A child being born with a limb difference is not tragic. It's extremely important to show our children how capable & wonderfully made they are.

Hand Surgeon's Blog - get questions answered here

If there is every a question I can answer for a family, I am happy to help!  My name is Charles Goldfarb -  an orthopaedic hand surgeon with a subspecialty of congenital anomalies. I work at the St Louis Shriners Hospital and the St Louis Childrens Hospital. Helping Hands Foundation website is a great reference for my patients - www.HelpingHandsGroup.org

Little Fins (littlefins.org) - local group of Minnesotan families

Welcome to the Little Fins Limb Difference Group Web site. We are a local group of Minnesotan families located throughout in the Twin Cities area who are all sharing in the experience of having a family member with a upper extremity limb difference. Our purpose is simple: to provide support, encouragement and camaraderie to one another. http://www.littlefins.org/

2012 National Listing for "Camp NO Limits" from June-November

Check out their December newlsetter and website - http://www.nolimitsfoundation.org/!  And Sign up for these camps in 2012:
Camp sNOw Limits: March 2-4th 2012 at Sunday River Ski Resort, Maine
California:  June 15th-18th 2012 Big Bear, California
Missouri:  June 24-27th 2012 Potosi, Missouri
Idaho: July 24-27th 2012 Coeur d’ Alene Lake, Idaho
Maine: July 31st-August 4th 2012 Rome, Maine

End Date: 
Sun, 03/11/2012

Colorado Adventure for Teens with limb loss - August 4-10, 2012

Footprints Adventures mission is to promote self-advocacy, personal-reflection, self-confidence, among teens with limb differences and limb loss; and to challenge them to set new physical goals through fun and adventurous activities. Or simply… FUN EMPOWERING ADVENTURES

End Date: 
Sat, 08/11/2012

Hands To Love in FL - Support and Weekend Camp in March

One weekend a year, Hands to Love families from all across the country gather at Camp Crystal Lake in Starke, FL for a weekend of adventure, camaraderie and relaxation. Hand Camp provides children a safe haven in which to try new activities, meet others who have similar upper limb differences, and just have fun being kids. Hand Camp also allows parents to network with each other, share ideas and experiences, ask questions, be pampered, and relax.

Woman with upper limb difference offers great advice

Mother turns handicap into teaching opportunity - Meg Zucker was born with a rare condition that has left her with only one finger on each hand. She opens up to TODAY about how she has turned her handicap into an opportunity to teach others a simple and surprising message. 

http://video.today.msnbc.msn.com/today/45870260

Also, her Parents magazine article can be found at http://www.parents.com/kids/responsibility/manners/people-with-differences/

End Date: 
Fri, 06/01/2012

HHF Mom Writes Article for Parent Magazine About Her Son

Our family have been members of Helping Hands for many years when our son, Sam, was younger. I've staying in touch over the years, out of gratitude and admiration for all you guys have accomplished and the wonderful service you did for us and others.

End Date: 
Fri, 06/01/2012

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