This is our ongoing blog, where we cover a variety of topics affecting amputees and the broader disability community.
By: LuAnn Kleemeyer Certified Peer Visitor Lead Advocate Support Group Leader Just like Denise, the Amputee Coalition asked me to share my story in honor of Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month (LLAM). Each story is unique. And every story has ...continue.
Organization bolsters governance and leadership team to strengthen its service to and support of the limb loss and limb difference community The Amputee Coalition named Mona Patel, Founder and Executive Director of the San Antonio Amputee Foundation, and Chad Jerdee, most recently ...continue.
By: Denise Hoffmann, RN Certified Peer Visitor Lead Advocate Scientific and Medical Advisory Committee, Member Awareness doesn’t only come from statistics, ribbons, or t-shirts. It comes from stories that connect us. And when a story connects us, it gets passed along, weaving ...continue.
Today, the Amputee Coalition commemorates the incredible legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. A pillar of the Civil Rights Movement, Dr. King fought in pursuit of a dream that our “little children will one day live in a nation where they ...continue.
The National Limb Loss Resource Center provides crucial services to Americans of all ages through its accredited call center, over 400 support groups, and more than 1,500 Certified Peer Visitors, as well as a growing list of over 50 hospital partners. Federal ...continue.