Ellen Fernandes

Founder and Director,
The Dallas Amputee Network

September 15, 1941 - July 24, 2017

15 Years Ago, Ellen Had A Vision

She built a thriving organization that works to benefit everyone by:

  • Providing moral support,

  • Being a service-oriented source of information and

  • Providing on-going communications for all amputees and family members


Today DAN:

  • Presents programs and distributes resource information to members and the community about new materials and techniques in prosthetics

  • DAN promotes physical fitness and social interaction for a healthier lifestyle, with


DAN members give back to the community:

  • Working as peer visitors for new amputees in hospitals and rehab clinics

  • As well as being live “models” for students for UT Southwestern’s program in Prosthetics and Physical Therapy

  • Participating in the advanced research projects at UT Southwestern


Your tireless energy has made us all better people!

We Dedicate Ourselves to Continuing Your Vision

for The Dallas Amputee Network

We Will Always Remember the Good Times!


There is no way to measure your Love,

Kindness, Support and Understanding.

We Love You and Miss You!

Need to Talk to Someone? Looking for Guidance?

Contact The Dallas Amputee Network

Information Line

Call: (214) 736-7913

or Email to:


The Dallas Amputee Network is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

Mailing Address: 1303 Green Meadow, Richardson, TX 75081

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