This is our ongoing blog, where we cover a variety of topics affecting amputees and the broader disability community.
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.
No one is potentially in a better position to understand about living life with an amputation or supporting a person with limb loss/difference than someone who has been there. An experienced, well-trained peer can offer encouragement and information from a place, and ...continue.
Two million Americans are living with limb loss and limb difference. Another 28 million people are at risk for amputation. Hospital and rehab facilities across the country know first-hand about the importance of peer support as an effective intervention to assist their ...continue.
Climb mountains. Take slapshots. Run marathons. All of these feats are possible to those with limb differences thanks to the ingenuity of sports prosthetics. ...continue.