Support for children and young people with limb differences and their families

Personal stories | Professionals

  1. Congenital Child Tennis

    Children and adolescents with upper limb differences

    Evidence for upper limb prosthesis prescription, and how prosthetists and occupational therapists collaborate to achieve the best outcomes for children who do or don’t use a prosthesis.

  2. Returing to school after a limb amputation

    Is my child missing out by not wearing an upper limb prosthesis?

    Dr Sasaka Bandaranayake discusses the multitude of individualised factors to consider when deciding whether an upper limb prosthesis will suit and be accepted by a child.

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    Touched by Olivia

    This charity works to building inclusive play spaces, where children can play side-by-side regardless of ability.

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    Body image in children with limb differences

    Dr Gemma Tatangelo discusses children’s body image and ways in which resilience can be built in those who live with limb difference.

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    Let’s go surfing … with the Disabled Surfers Association of Australia

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    Meet the Limb Clinic Team at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick

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    Patrick McQualter, Prosthetist (Orthodaedic Appliances)

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    Prosthetists and Orthotists of the future (La Trobe University students)

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    Shail Maharaj, Physiotherapist

  10. Leo Donnan

    Prof. Leo Donnan, Orthopaedic Surgeon