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Tell Congress: Support People with Limb Loss and Limb Difference!

Tell Congress: Support People with Limb Loss and Limb Difference!

At this year’s virtual Advocacy Forum in late April, advocates from across the United States wrote to their Senators and Representatives asking them to support funding for the National Limb Loss Resource Center®. If you weren’t able to join the Advocacy Forum, don’t worry! You can still write to Congress to tell them to support people living with limb loss and limb difference who rely on the Resource Center for education and support.

Advocacy in Action: Learn to Advocate for Yourself

Advocacy in Action: Learn to Advocate for Yourself

Young people who know how to advocate for themselves (also called self-advocacy) are more confident, and use that important skill to support lifelong success. Unfortunately, not every child is taught how to understand their needs and be able to communicate those needs to other people.

Natural Sensation for Amputees

Natural Sensation for Amputees

Investigators with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Advanced Platform Technology (APT) Center are pursuing a system that attempts to provide sensory feedback for the hand via a direct interface to the residual peripheral nerve.