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Youth and Family Webinar

Hillary Sussman, MSPT and author of the Adventures of Roxy Children’s book series and Cadie Jessup Ellis, a motivational speaker with a left above knee amputation. Discussed: How books can ...continue.

Veterans Webinar

In service of Veterans in the community and those who assist them, The Amputee Coalition discussed information about benefits with the Veterans Health Administration’s Amputation System of Care (ASoC). The ...continue.

Resources to Help Children Understand Limb Loss and Limb Difference

Updated 11/2021 - Reading encourages children’s imaginations to grow, and opens their world to new people, places and possibilities. Reading books about difficult concepts, such as limb difference, is a ...continue.

Open Enrollment for Health Insurance Coverage

Updated 10/2021 - If you decide you need to sign up for a private health insurance plan, you may do so during open enrollment through the insurance exchanges, called marketplaces. ...continue.

Race and Ethnicity Disparities in Limb Loss

Updated 9/2021 - Over two million Americans live with limb loss and limb difference. But the risk is not the same for everyone. People of color are more likely to ...continue.

Prosthetic Limb Donations

Updated 09/2021 - Prosthetic components are generally not reused in the United States because of legal considerations. However, used prosthetic limbs may be disassembled and the components shipped to Third ...continue.

Emotional Recovery

Created 9/2021 - Losing a limb is a life-changing experience. This process often affects nearly every aspect of an individual’s life ranging from work and play to friends and family. ...continue.

Obtaining a Commercial Driver’s License with Limb Loss or Limb Difference

Created 09/2021 - After an amputation surgery, people are often eager to start setting goals for “getting back to normal” or “finding their new normal.” One of the most important ...continue.

Global Resources for People with Limb Loss & Limb Difference

Updated 9/2021 - The Amputee Coalition provides the following list for amputees within and outside of the United States who are seeking assistance and information related to limb loss. ...continue.

Medicare for People With Limb Loss/Limb Difference

Updated 9/2021 - It can sometimes be hard to understand what your options are under Medicare. This fact sheet will explain what Medicare is, what each Medicare plan offers, how ...continue.

Home and Community-Based Services

Created 8/2021 - Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) are types of person-centered care delivered in the home and in the community. HCBS programs address the needs of people with functional ...continue.

Improving Well-Being Program Training

Published 5/17/2021 - Published This online tool is an opportunity for you to self-assess your own well being and identify resources and support that might be most helpful to you. ...continue.

The National Limb Loss Resource Center is Here for You

Published 4/28/2021 - The National Limb Loss Resource Center® (NLLRC) offers easy-to-understand educational resources, information, referrals, support groups, connections, and peer visits to support people living with limb loss or ...continue.

Vehicle Modification Resources

Published 3/2021 - People with all levels of limb loss or limb difference can still drive a car. Depending on the level or type of limb loss or limb difference ...continue.

ACA Marketplace 2021 Special Enrollment Period

Updated 3/2021 - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will provide a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for individuals and families to apply and ...continue.