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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.

Peer Support Programs made an impact in 2019 and are ready to expand in 2020!

In the blink of an eye, we have entered a New Year! The Amputee Coalition Peer Support team has hit the ground running in 2020 to expand our reach and serve the growing needs of our community. While we look forward to ...continue.
Our 50 Governor Challenge

Our 50 Governor Challenge

Joanne Zurcher, senior director of government relations, The Amputee Coalition Each April, the limb loss and limb difference community recognizes Limb Loss Awareness Month.  At the Amputee Coalition, we take this opportunity to educate elected officials and the general public about the ...continue.
Kids having fun at youth camp!

Apply for 2020 Summer Camp today!

S’mores, hiking, swimming, songs around the campfire, new friends … summer camp gives kids lots of great memories to carry with them for the rest of their lives.  Adventure awaits! We are now accepting applications for campers (age 10-17), leadership campers (age ...continue.

Why We Need to Live Beyond Tolerance

Amputee Coalition board member John Register, CSP, delivered a TEDx Talk about why we need to move beyond tolerance and focus more on value and appreciation of people. ...continue.
What’s Ahead for Public Policy in 2020

What’s Ahead for Public Policy in 2020

At the Amputee Coalition, we’re able to do what we do because of financial support from donors and from the federal agency department, Administration for Community Living. Advocates came together in Washington, D.C. earlier this year to ask for an increase in ...continue.