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