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