Hi, I am Jessica Fraser and I am 8 years old. I am so lucky to have a little hand. My friends don’t care that I have one hand, they love it. They think it is OK to have one hand. Some of my friends call it ‘Sandy’ (handy Sandy). I sometimes use it as […]
About Fiona Waugh
I'm Fiona Waugh and I am the Manager of the Limbs 4 Kids program and a Moderator on the Kids-Link Forum. My professional background has been roles in education, welfare, employment, disability and partnership development. I'm here to participate in discussions, answer any questions you may have and support you (and your family or colleagues).
I look forward to getting to know other members of the Kids-Link Forum.
Entries by Fiona Waugh
My name is Gary and I am a person who started life with limb differences. I’m pleased to share my story as I hope it can highlight that ‘being different’ doesn’t stop you from achieving all your goals in life. I also wanted to speak to you about the important role that Limbs 4 Life […]
My name is Paul Byers. I live in Melbourne with a loving wife and three gorgeous children. I run my own business and consider myself a very privileged person. I am one of seven children. My six sisters and I were all born in a little country town in Victoria called Numurkah. Dad moved there […]
Like almost 500 others in the UK, I am one of the lucky thalidomide survivors – lucky in the sense that the vast majority of foetuses damaged by the drug either died in the womb or just after birth. Our story is well-known and I won’t repeat it here. One of the remarkable things about […]
Limbs 4 Life’s free Amplified magazine is distributed nationally free of charge in digital and print formats. Featuring profiles and perspectives from amputees, Amplified also covers a diverse range of topics including health and wellbeing, advocacy and articles relating to amputees. This Autumn edition features an in-depth article about phantom pain and personal profiles including […]
EDRIC (European Dysmelia Reference Information Centre) is an umbrella body for all forms of congenital limb difference. Based in Europe, EDRIC brings together individuals with limb difference, specialists and peers. Established in 2009, EDRIC has done much to bring matters related to limb difference to the attention of policy makers and specialists across the world. In […]
Children with limb deficiency and their families will no longer be a forgotten age group of amputees with the national expansion of a unique program that alleviates the challenges associated with limb loss. Ongoing funding from nib foundation will see the one-of-a kind Carers, Children and Youth program run by Limbs 4 Life, become available […]
The Limbs 4 Kids program is an initiative of Limbs 4 Life, Australia’s peak organisation for amputees and persons living with limb difference. The Limbs 4 Kids program has been made possible through generous support from nib foundation.
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