Resources for Families

As part of our comprehensive approach to care, we help parents get answers to questions about care and treatment for hand and upper extremity disorders. If you have any additional questions, we’re always happy to help.  

Hand Program Patient Resources

The following resources offer tips and information for getting the most out of your child’s hand or upper extremity care:

Online Resources for Children with Upper Limb Deficiencies

This list includes helpful online resources about hand and upper extremity disorders in children. You can also find helpful information in these books:

  • One-Handed in a Two-Handed World by Tommye-Karen Mayer
  • Harry and Willy and Carrothead by Judith Caseley

Scheduling Surgery

We offer information and instructions to make scheduling surgery and pre-operative care for your child as seamless as possible. You can also refer to our contact information to get started. 

Pre-operative Instructions

We've compiled everything you need to know about preparing your child for surgery. Learn more about What to Expect.

Orthopedic Hand Surgery Post-Operative Instructions

Home care instructions and follow up care information for children undergoing hand surgery.

Contact Us

For more information or to make an appointment, call us at 202-476-2112.