This is our ongoing blog, where we cover a variety of topics affecting amputees and the broader disability community.
Since January 2020, more than 250 generous donors have made gifts in memory or in honor of an individual. These gifts carry the legacy of the individual they honor and help change the lives of those living with limb loss and limb difference. We are deeply grateful when a ...continue.
The Amputee Coalition applauds the bipartisan leadership of Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Representatives G.K. Butterfield (D-NC-01) and Brett Guthrie (R-KY-02) for reintroducing the Access to Assistive Technology and Devices for Americans Study Act, known as the Triple A Study Act. “On behalf of ...continue.
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.