We welcome you to browse through this list of links to find information and other resources. If there is a resource that we have missed, please let us know.
Acadiana Handicap Solutions
Get the independence you deserve with the accessibility you need, thanks to Acadiana Handicap Solutions. We offer a variety of transportation options to rent or purchase and serve the entire Lafayette, LA region.
Adaptive Sport Foundation
The Adaptive Sports Center enhances the quality of life of people with disabilities through exceptional outdoor adventure activities. The successful programs the ASC provides are inclusive to families and friends, empower our participants in their daily lives and have a positive enduring effect on self efficacy, health, independence and overall well-being.
Aging In Place
At AginginPlace.org, we strive to make that desire a reality for more people by helping seniors, their family members and their caregivers prepare their homes and their lives for successful aging in place.
American Amputee Soccer
The American Amputee Soccer Association is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization, and is the governing body for Amputee Soccer in the United States. The Association is solely responsible for training and fielding a team to represent the United States in International play.
American Diabetes Association
We lead the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes.
We fund research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes.
We deliver services to hundreds of communities.
We provide objective and credible information.
We give voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.
American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is a non-profit organization in the United States that funds cardiovascular medical research, educates consumers on healthy living and fosters appropriate cardiac care in an effort to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke.
American Hippotherapy Association
The American Hippotherapy Association is a 501C3 Non-profit organization, which provides educational resources and continuing education courses for occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech language pathology professionals who incorporate equines, equine movement and the equine environment in treatment. The AHA Inc. believes that individuals in need of habilitation or rehabilitation are best served by skilled and licensed healthcare professionals. As such, AHA Inc. is unique in that we are the only organization in the United States whose focus in on educating licensed healthcare professionals on therapy services incorporating equines.
(ACA) To reach out to and empower people affected by limb loss to achieve their full potential through education, support and advocacy, and to promote limb loss prevention.
Autism Society Acadiana
The mission of Autism Society Acadiana is to support families of individuals with autism spectrum disorders and to help enable persons within our community to live with, educate, and care for individuals with an autism spectrum disorder. Autism Society Acadiana, an affiliate of the Autism Society of America, strives to create a community where individuals with autism spectrum disorders, as well as their families and professionals dealing with autism, can obtain information about local services and support that takes individual differences, family preferences, and special needs into account.
Camp No Limits
Camp No Limits is a non-profit organization 501 (c)(3) providing camps for children with limb loss, and education, mentorship, and support to these children and their families.
Camp No Limits is the only camp for young people with limb loss & their families, creating a network of support for all the campers. Camp No Limits offers therapeutic programs with specialized professionals, including physical & occupational therapist, prosthetist & adult amputees role models.
Challenge Athletes Foundation
It is the mission of the Challenged Athletes Foundation® (CAF) to provide opportunities and support to people with physical disabilities so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics. CAF believes that involvement in sports at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life.
Cure SMA is dedicated to the treatment & cure of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). Cure SMA provides support to patients and families affected by spinal muscular atrophy and funds and directs research leading the way to a cure for SMA.
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Services Trust
The Disabled American Veterans National Organization set up the DAV Charitable Service Trust to advance initiatives that might not fit easily into the scheme of what is traditionally offered through the VA, state veterans' programs, or the veterans' service organizations.
The D.R.E.A.M.S. Foundation of Acadiana
The D.R.E.A.M.S. Foundation of Acadiana, a special needs non-profit organization, was incorporated in 2007 to help individuals with special needs, their families and to educate the public of their needs and wants. We now have over 15 activities, opened the D.R.E.A.M.S. Manufacturing Company to create jobs for individuals with special needs in the Lafayette community, and we are proud to act as a voice for individuals with special needs.
The Given Limb Foundation
The Given Limb Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with amputations or diminished use of their limbs throughout the world. We aim to support outreach, education, research, and support for those who are facing or have had limb amputations or diminished use of their limbs, particularly our wounded military
International Child Amputee Network
International Child Amputee Network (I-CAN) a tax exempt, 501(c)(3) organization, is dedicated to promoting education, support, information, and empowerment to traumatic and congenital limb different children and their families. I-CAN is committed in bringing together these children and their families to enhance the quality of life for the children and young adults based on the concept of mentors helping families, parent helping parents, and kids helping kids.
Limbs for Life Foundation
The Limbs for Life Foundation is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to providing fully-functional prosthetic care for individuals who cannot otherwise afford it and raising awareness of the challenges facing amputees.
Louisiana Rehabilitation Services
Louisiana Rehabilitation Services (LRS) assists persons with disabilities in their desire to obtain or maintain employment and/or achieve independence in their communities by providing rehabilitation services and working cooperatively with business and other community resources.
Lower Extremity Amputee Providing Support (LEAPS)
L.E.A.P.S. Across the Heartland was established in 1987 as a support and resource organization with a focus on peer support to new amputees. Our objective is to help the new amputee through example, encouragement and education.
McLindon Family Foundation
The mission of McLindon Family Foundation (MFF) is to provide adaptive bikes to children with special needs so that they can build critical core Strength, boost Confidence and nurture friendships, all which help the children maximize their potential and Inclusion in society.
Muscular Dystrophy Association
The Muscular Dystrophy Association is an American organization, formed in 1950, which combats muscular dystrophy and diseases of the nervous system and muscular system in general by funding research, providing medical and community services, and educating health professionals and the general public.
Orthotic and Prosthetic Assistance Fund
The Orthotic & Prosthetic Activities Foundation (OPAF) is a nonprofit organization, a 501(c) (3) public charity, established and incorporated in January 1995 by the former Orthotics and Prosthetics National Office, currently three separate organizations: The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA), The American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) and The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics (ABC). Each of these organizations still supports OPAF through both financial and in-kind support. OPAF was initially dedicated to providing financial and in-kind support to the 1996 Paralympics, OPAF now generates its own initiatives through partnerships with individuals, organizations, and institutions engaged in:
improving the quality of life for O & P patients through health and fitness programs, and
raising public awareness of physical disability.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Network (RASN):
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) doesn’t have to stop you from living your life. Although the symptoms of RA can be painful, there are many treatments and therapies to help you take your life back.
United Cerebral Palsy
United Cerebral Palsy is an international nonprofit charitable organization consisting of a network of affiliates. UCP is a leading service provider and advocate for adults and children with disabilities.
Wiggle Your Toes
Wiggle Your Toes shows amputees the way.
You’re here because of a life-changing event. We’re here to help you deal with the changes. So you can get back to the life you want. Here you’ll find the practical answers, tips and solutions to taking action and moving forward with confidence. Because we’ve been down the road you’re on, we’re here to show you the way.