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Elevate Your Voice

Elevate Your Voice

We are excited to bring back in person our Advocacy Forum in our nation’s capital. Join us from April 16-19 for a...

Movement Starts in New Mexico

By Ryan Geddie, Government Relations Specialist This week, Ashlie White, our chief programs officer, and I had the opportunity to travel to New Mexico to advocate for HB131, otherwise known as So...

Don’t Miss Extended Early Bird Rates for the Advocacy Forum Through Feb. 15

The 2023 Advocacy Forum is YOUR opportunity to collaborate with peers and legislators to bring about change. This year’s Advocacy Forum, themed “Elevate Your Voice,” will be held in person April...

Certified Peer Visitor (CPV) Training: Paying it Forward by Giving Back

Join the Amputee Coalition in Washington, DC during the 2023 Advocacy Training for Certified Peer Visitor (CPV) Training:  Paying it Forward by Giving Back Wednesday, April 19, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. EST...

Amputee Rekindles Love for Game He Had Given Up

Only six days after he became a bilateral amputee in 2019, Simon Heaps began playing table tennis. He hasn’t stopped since.  The 67-year-old from Milford on Sea, England, hopes to go all the way to the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports World Games in...

How to Cope With Stress and Calm You Mind

Reprinted with permission from AILM Medical. Stress … what is it? Having stress is common. It is your body’s natural response to a trigger, and it usually doesn’t last long. It’s typically transient and comes and goes. It’s like when you are worried about completing a...

Award-Winning Animation Director Brings His Amputation Story to Life

Although you may be unfamiliar with the name Paul Demeyer, if you’ve watched Rugrats in Paris or the Miles From Tomorrowland series as a kid or with your children, you’ve seen his work in action. Spending his career crafting animated characters and storylines, it...

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Daniela “Dani” Diaz

Daniela “Dani” Diaz

Just the beginning  On July 4, 2022, I was barely able to move, heavy chested, fatigued, sweating, heart was racing, and my body felt swollen. I was taken to the hospital. After getting things...

Jon Ketterling

Jon Ketterling

Move! “High-grade chondrosarcoma of the right femur bone.” Was told that by a doctor three years ago. Got my prosthesis 2-1/2 years after the amputation. Told myself I’m gonna walk, hike, and see...

Jennifer Tomaw

Jennifer Tomaw

Our world changed forever in September 2020. Out of town with family … packing up our vehicle and behind came my nephew in his car. Instead of hitting the brake, he hit the accelerator and pinned…

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