This is our ongoing blog, where we cover a variety of topics affecting amputees and the broader disability community.
Chronic pain is all too common among the two million people who are living with limb loss in the United States. 80 percent of individuals report chronic pain up to 20 years after their amputation. While many people with limb loss experience ...continue.
The magic that the Amputee Coalition’s Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp — known to us as "Amp Camp” -- supplies its participants was needed this year more than ever before, as we have all been subject to hardships and feelings of isolation, fear and uncertainty due ...continue.
Click here to take action! We’re pleased to announce that Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) introduced the Access to Assistive Technology and Devices for Americans Study Act. This bill will provide credible, actionable data for policymakers to make ...continue.
Young people who know how to advocate for themselves (also called self-advocacy) are more confident, and use that important skill to support lifelong success. Unfortunately, not every child is taught how to understand their needs and be able to communicate those needs ...continue.