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In Stride

This is our ongoing blog, where we cover a variety of topics affecting amputees and the broader disability community.

2020 Nonpartisan Voting Information Guide

2020 Nonpartisan Voting Information Guide

The Amputee Coalition is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization and has put together voting information to empower the civic participation of the limb loss and limb difference community.  You can find that information by visiting: https://www.amputee-coalition.org/votinginfo. ...continue.

Amputee Coalition Celebrates House Introduction of Triple A Study Act

The Amputee Coalition applauds the bipartisan leadership of Representatives G.K. Butterfield (D-NC-01) and Brett Guthrie (R-KY-02) for introducing the Access to Assistive Technology and Devices for Americans Study Act (known as the “Triple A Study Act”). This is the companion bill to ...continue.

People Who Experience Amputation Need Innovation in Pain Management

Chronic pain is all too common among the two million people who are living with limb loss in the United States. 80 percent of individuals report chronic pain up to 20 years after their amputation. While many people with limb loss experience ...continue.
Community Member Gives Back

Community Member Gives Back

During the summer of 2018, Steve Molnar scraped his left ankle on a beach chair in Florida. He didn’t think much of it at the time but, soon, it would become infected.  He could never have anticipated that a much-awaited trip with ...continue.
2020 Youth Camp Brings New Connections, Power of Community

2020 Youth Camp Brings New Connections, Power of Community

The magic that the Amputee Coalition’s Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp — known to us as "Amp Camp” -- supplies its participants was needed this year more than ever before, as we have all been subject to hardships and feelings of isolation, fear and uncertainty due ...continue.

Legislation for Amputee Community Introduced in U.S. Senate

Click here to take action! We’re pleased to announce that Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) introduced the Access to Assistive Technology and Devices for Americans Study Act. This bill will provide credible, actionable data for policymakers to make ...continue.