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International Comedian and Performer Michael Beers Joins ACNC24 as the Opening Host!

If you love a good comedy set, you are not going to want to miss out on seeing comedian Michael Beers live at this year’s National Conference! Michael is a part of the Comedians with Disabilities...

ACNC24 Early Bird Registration Extension and Keynote Reminders!

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION EXTENDED TO MONDAY, JUNE 24th! We’ve extended early-bird registration based on feedback and requests related to travel and accommodations. Please take advantage of this rate...

Join Us on Instagram Live for Travel Talk with Joy!

Our partner Wheel the World offers accessible travel booking options, tips and tricks for preparing for accessibility needs, and provides support for all bookings made through their platform. But...

H.R. 4818 Statement

The Amputee Coalition expresses our support for U.S. House of Representatives’ Ways and Means Committee’s proposed “Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute to H.R. 4818” (AINS), which we believe will be an important step toward supporting access to obesity treatments...

Wheel the World’s 10 Wheelchair Accessible Things to do in Maui, Hawaii

In partnership with Wheel the World, the Amputee Coalition will receive a donation with every travel booking made using the code ‘AMPUTEECOALITION.’  Also, enjoy $50 cashback on your booking!   If you’re looking for warm weather, sandy beaches, and lush greenery, Maui...

ADA Accommodations and Accessibility When Traveling for Work   

By Trenaya Reid, Workforce Development Manager   Are you a person who does a lot of traveling for work? When booking business travel, there are resources that you can utilize to ensure that your accessibility needs are met. This can be when booking airline travel...

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Frank Zingale

Frank Zingale

NEVER GIVE UP! On January 19th at 1am I went to hospital with calf pain in my right leg. I woke up on the 29th at noon with a right hip disarticulation caused by necrotizing fasciitis. On the 19th,...

Latracer Penick

Latracer Penick

ALL THE WAY UP. Hello, my name is Latracer Penick. I’m 27 years old and I have three beautiful children under the age of 10. I was born with one arm. I had a lot of...

John Paffett

John Paffett

THE AGEING AMPUTEE. After publishing my autobiography titled ‘They Want To Amputate’ last year I have just had my second book published, titled ‘The Ageing Amputee’. This book is about all the...

Loretta McCoy

Loretta McCoy

HOW I BECAME AN AMPUTEE. On May, 11,2015, I lost my leg due to a blood clot. The hospital wouldn’t help me because it was foot pain. After the second trip to that hospital, I decided to go to...

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