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Reach

Address: Pearl Assurance House Brook Street Tavistock Devon PL19 0BN
Tel: 0845 130 6225
Fax: 0845 130 0262
Website: www.reach.org.uk
Description:

Provides information and advice to families of children with upper-limb deficiencies.

Aims:

  • To promote the relief of children with upper-limb deficiencies.
  • To encourage mutual aid and support between the families of upper-limb deficient children.
  • To provide information and advice to families of children with upper-limb deficiencies.

Activities:

  • Encourages and supports research activities in the areas of upper-limb prosthetics and orthotics, the causes of congenital upper-limb deficiency and surgical techniques for the relief of children with upper-limb deficiencies.
  • Liaises with professional bodies and institutions concerning this.
  • Develops and maintains a library and provides an information service.
  • Runs insurance scheme for the remaining 'good arm' of children over two.

Local Groups: Branches in many parts of the country provide opportunities for families to meet locally.

Membership: Open to parents of children with upper-limb deficiencies and persons of 18 years and over.

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