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In Stride

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

Coronavirus and the Amputee Coalition

Like many of you, the Amputee Coalition is monitoring COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) as it continues to evolve day by day. As a nonprofit health advocacy organization, we want to communicate and engage on emerging health news responsibly. And, I want to share some of ...continue.

National Limb Loss Resource Center® included in President’s FY 2021 Budget

Thanks to many years of hard work by the Amputee Coalition and its advocates, the President’s budget for fiscal year 2021 includes $4 million for the National Limb Loss Resource Center® (NLLRC®). The budget, released on February 10th, does not carry the ...continue.
Support Group Leader Summit at 2020 National Conference: Registration NOW OPEN

Support Group Leader Summit at 2020 National Conference: Registration NOW OPEN

The 2020 Amputee Coalition Support Group Leader Summit is a COMPLIMENTARY, one-day event for Support Group Leaders whose group is registered with the Amputee Coalition. The Summit is dedicated to engaging passionate group leaders who share a passion for raising awareness and ...continue.

New Certified Peer Visitor trainings on the calendar

At the heart of the Amputee Coalition’s mission is our peer support programs. Our goal is to make sure that no one goes through this journey alone. We believe that support comes in many forms and can make an incredible difference in ...continue.
Hospital Rehab/Facility Partners

Announcing New and Renewed Hospital Partners

We are pleased to announce 13 hospitals and rehab facilities are now official Hospital Partners of the Amputee Coalition: Adventist HealthCare Rehabilitation, Rockville, MD Baylor, Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation, Dallas, TX Baylor, Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation, Fort Worth, ...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.