Amputee Support Program
Launched in 2008 by amputees and physicians, NYU Langone’s amputee support program is known as LEAP! – Learning and Encouragement for Amputees with and without Prosthetics. LEAP! is designed to create a place where amputees, their families and friends, physicians, nurses, physical therapists, and social workers can learn, teach, support each other, and interact.
As part of this program, we host a monthly support group meeting where we discuss information and resources for amputees, and offer activities such as a monthly mobility clinic, social and recreational outings, and educational lectures providing information about self care, benefits, and community resources. We also advocate for amputees in the New York City community.
Our monthly meetings, which are open to the public, take place on the last Thursday of every month from 6:00 pm to 7:30 p.m. They are held at the NYU Langone Ambulatory Care Center, located at 240 East 38th Street.
We often invite guest speakers to introduce new information to our group members.
For more information about the program or questions about the monthly meetings, please call 646.501.7783 (no solicitations please).
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