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COVID‐19 Guidance for the Limb Loss and Limb Difference Community: Helping Children and Families Cope

Created 7/2020 - We realize that with social distancing and “shelter in place” orders, we have all had to adapt to our new normal. This “normal” includes school closures and ...continue.

Dealing With Grief and Depression

Senior Step – Volume 1, 2004 - by Omal Bani Saberi, LCSW, CCHT - When a part of our body is lost, we experience a grieving process that is not ...continue.

Disabilities and Accommodations in Higher Education

Created 03/2020 Introduction Prospective college students with disabilities will find that many campuses are equipped with offices and services that address accessibility, accommodation, and assistive technology for a diverse range ...continue.

Disaster Recovery

Updated 07/2019 When a catastrophe like a major hurricane happens, your world can be turned upside down. During these tough times, it may be difficult to know who to trust ...continue.

Do You Know Your K-Level?

Volume 23, Issue 5 September/October 2013 - An interview with Interim President & CEO Sue Stout about the importance of amputees knowing their K-levels - inMotion | What is a ...continue.

Do’s and Don’ts of a Legislative Visit

Last updated 2008 - Know your legislator, his or her political party, committee assignments, the district, the voting record, and any known position or public statement on Amputee Coalition issues. ...continue.

Emotional Recovery

Updated 10/2023 Introduction Losing a limb is a life-changing experience. This process can affect nearly every aspect of an individual’s life ranging from work and play to friends and family. ...continue.

Employment Resources

Updated 5/2020 - There are several programs and organizations available to assist individuals with disabilities in job training, résumé writing and employment searches. Some organizations also provide information about on-the-job ...continue.

Exploring the YEP & WFD Department and 2024 Youth Camp

Meet the YEP & WFD department team members and gain a better understanding of the work our department does. Gain insight into all the departmental resources, activities, and opportunities that ...continue.

Fighting Water Retention

Volume 23, Issue 3 May/June 2013 - by Chris Weintrob - Feeling swollen, bloated and downright puffy?Socket too tight? You’re not alone. The good news is there are simple remedies ...continue.

Financial Assistance for Prosthetic Services, Durable Medical Equipment, and Other Assistive Devices

Updated 02/2023 Introduction Some of the questions most frequently asked by amputees relate to the payment and coverage for the costs of prosthetic fitting and associated services or durable medical ...continue.

Financial Assistance for the Amputee Coalition National Conference

Updated 01/2017 - The Amputee Coalition understands that budgeting to attend the National Conference is a challenge for many. We have put together some tips on how you might secure ...continue.

Finding an Active Lifestyle Fit for You

Published 5/2019 - In this Webinar, personal trainers who are amputees help you find out what you should look for if you want to start an exercise plan, join a ...continue.

Finding Your Voice: Career Pathways Workshop

Curious about navigating a career with a disability? AC team members discuss their personal journeys with a disability in the workforce. This session provides attendees with practical insight on a ...continue.

Free and Low-Cost Healthcare Resources

There are 140 healthcare facilities nationwide that may be a resource for you. Check out some of the details related to free and reduced-cost healthcare choices for you. ...continue.