Twenty-six-year old Nicole Ver Kuilen is biking, running and swimming the West Coast to raise awareness of the problems amputees face in America and to highlight the need for access to prosthetic care. Nicole lost her leg to osteosarcoma at age 10 ...continue.
Jack Richmond, President and CEO of the Amputee Coalition joined Dan Berschinski, the Amputee Coalition’s Board Chair on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, to present to the Georgia Tech MSPO class studying to become Prosthetists. From describing what the Amputee Coalition does to ...continue.
Limb Loss Education Day Coming to Boston September 23 Limb Loss Education Day (LLED), a full day of education and adaptive recreation for those with limb loss, will be held in Charlestown, Massachusetts at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital on Saturday, September 23 ...continue.
Join us in Louisville, KY for an energizing, educational, event: our 2017 In Full Swing conference. The program is packed with more than 80 items including adaptive activities, expert presentations, technology sessions, gait clinics, round tables, and much more. Saturday night is ...continue.
On Friday, July 7, 2017, nearly 200 people will come together for a camp experience that transforms lives through crafts, canoeing, and conversation. What is profoundly different about this camp is that all of the attendees are living with limb loss and ...continue.
The Amputee Coalition’s Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp provides a traditional summer camp experience – including sports, swimming, boating, archery, etc. – for children aged 10-17 with limb loss or difference, at no cost to participants. ...continue.
This week Nathan Simm made his second trek in as many years to Capitol Hill to lobby Congress as part of Limb Loss Awareness Month. At just four years old, however, Nathan has already proved to be an effective lobbyist. ...continue.
Whether caused by birth defect, vascular disease or traumatic accident, the Amputee Coalition predicts 3.6 million people will be living with limb loss by the year 2050. KLCC’s Tiffany Eckert recently met four amputees in the Willamette Valley and she brings us ...continue.
Non-profit Raises Awareness About Limb Loss Each day, 500 people in America undergo amputation, and more than half of all amputations are a result of vascular disease. In addition, every year more than 1,000 babies are born with a limb difference. And ...continue.
Seth McLaughlin and Matt Swiggum have joined the Amputee Coalition board of directors, adding their executive marketing and sales experience to the talent and support that the board brings to the organization. The board’s executive leadership has changed as well, with Dan Berschinski serving as ...continue.
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