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ABC and Amputee Coalition Partner to Serve Limb Loss and Limb Difference Community

ABC and Amputee Coalition Partner to Serve Limb Loss and Limb Difference Community

WASHINGTON, D.C. and ALEXANDRIA, VA — The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics (ABC) and the Amputee Coalition today announced they are partnering to better support, educate, and serve the limb loss and limb difference community. Together, the two ...continue.

Over 100 Amputee Coalition Advocates Will Meet with Congressional Representatives April 9

Manassas, VA – The Amputee Coalition’s Advocacy Team announced that over 100 advocates will meet with Congressional representatives on April 9 in Washington, D.C. Chief Policy and Programs Officer Dan Ignaszewski said that this is among the largest Hill Days that the ...continue.
Amputee Coalition launches Spanish-language site and social media page

La Coalición de Amputados lanza sitio y página de red social en español

Manassas, VA, (6 de marzo) — Los amputados latinos y sus cuidadores ya pueden recurrir al nuevo sitio web y la nueva página de Facebook en español de la Coalición de Amputados para obtener información sobre sus necesidades médicas y psicológicas. ...continue.
Amputee Coalition launches Spanish-language site and social media page

Amputee Coalition launches Spanish-language site and social media page

Manassas, VA, (March 4, 2019) — Latino amputees and their caretakers can now turn to the Amputee Coalition’s new Spanish-language website and Facebook page for information about their unique medical and psychological needs. ...continue.
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“Forrest Stump” Athlete Amputee joins Amputee Coalition president in Seattle for “Run Scared”

Twenty-six-year old Nicole Ver Kuilen finished 1,500 miles of biking, running and swimming the West Coast to raise awareness of the problems amputees face in America and to highlight the need for access to prosthetic care. She’s celebrating by joining Jack Richmond, ...continue.

RAND Study: Increasing Risk for Amputees

A new study shows that lack of access to care – specifically microprocessor controlled knees in this case – can increase risks of events like preventable falls and even death. The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association’s press release and videotaped press conference ...continue.