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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.

Few commercially available prosthetic options available for female veterans with limb loss

Few commercially available prosthetic options available for female veterans with limb loss

— Government Accountability Office (GAO) Releases Report on Prosthetics for Female Veterans —  A recent GAO report on female veterans and prosthetic use revealed that, while women are the fastest-growing veteran subpopulation, they only make up about 3% of the veteran amputee ...continue.
Amputee Coalition Joins the COVID-19 Vaccine Education & Equity Project

Amputee Coalition Joins the COVID-19 Vaccine Education & Equity Project

As a part of our commitment to provide education, support, and resources to our community members, the Amputee Coalition has joined the COVID-19 Vaccine Education & Equity Project. The COVID-19 Vaccine Education & Equity Project aims to open dialogue, kickstart engagement, and ...continue.
Love Your Journey. Lover Our Community.

Love Your Journey, Love Our Community on Giving Tuesday

On #GivingTuesday you filled our hearts full of love by sharing your #LoveYourJourney stories and giving to our #LoveOurCommunity campaign. 142 gifts were given. Love was multiplied exponentially. If you haven’t already, share your #LoveYourJourney story on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to ...continue.
The Amputee Coalition Honors U.S. Veterans for their Service

The Amputee Coalition Honors U.S. Veterans for their Service

The Amputee Coalition would like to thank our veterans and wish you a safe Veterans Day. We are grateful for the opportunity to honor and support you for your service, and we recognize all who have served. To veterans who are living ...continue.
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.