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Are you growing tired of the phrases “our new normal” and “in these challenging times”? We are, too. When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, like everyone, we had to rapidly change our operations to keep our community and staff safe. Now that we ...continue.
Diagnosed in 1986 with synovial sarcoma, Petra Tepper underwent an above-the-knee right-leg amputation at the age of 26. During her recovery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, she was visited by registered nurse, Paddy Rossbach. They soon hit it off and Paddy, herself ...continue.
Body positivity is a social movement rooted in the belief that all human beings should have a positive body image, while challenging the ways in which society presents and views the physical body. We interviewed Toni Furmanski, a body-positive blogger and Instagram influencer who also happens to be living with limb ...continue.
On Wednesday, May 6, the Amputee Coalition hosted its first videoconference with 30 Support Group Leaders from all across the country. Replacing their every-other-month phone call check-in, the Coalition moved to video platform Zoom so that these volunteer leaders could have a ...continue.
The Amputee Coalition’s National Limb Loss Resource Center® is excited to announce a new service for the limb loss and limb difference community. Our new Community Events Portal is an online tool where individuals and organizations can post events that serve the limb loss and ...continue.