Traveler Information – TSA Cares Help Line
TSA Cares is a help line to assist travelers with disabilities and medical conditions. TSA recommends that passengers call 72 hours ahead of travel for information about what to expect during screening.
Travelers may call TSA Cares toll free at 1-855-787-2227 prior to traveling with questions about screening policies, procedures and what to expect at the security checkpoint. TSA Cares will serve as an additional, dedicated resource specifically for passengers with disabilities, medical conditions or other circumstances or their loved ones who want to prepare for the screening process […]
Travelers with Disabilities and Medical Conditions
Passengers with prostheses can be screened without removing them. The way screening will be conducted depends on the passenger’s level of ability and whether or not he or she voluntarily chooses to remove his or her prosthetic during screening.
The passenger should inform the Transportation Security Officer (TSO) of the existence of a prosthetic, his or her ability, and of any need for assistance before screening begins. Passengers can use TSA’s Notification Card to communicate discreetly with security officers. However, showing this card or other medical documentation will not exempt […]
New Dimensions Scholarship to Ski/Snowboard
ASA has established a scholarship program with the objective of increasing support for out-of-state, first-time skiers and snowboarders. In turn, these new participants will help develop new relationships with various recreational therapists, service clubs, support groups, and disability organizations to ensure even more participation in our program. ASA believes this will enhance the lives of an increasing number of people with disabilities by offering a new area of self-fulfillment. The statements of the overwhelming majority of past scholarship recipients have convinced us that the testimonial of just one […]
Torrey Pines Kiwanis Ski Scholarship Program
(For Southern California Participants)
The Adaptive Sports Association enjoys very strong ties to the San Diego community. Almost 500 San Diego area residents with various disabilities have participated in the Torrey Pines Kiwanis Scholarship Ski Program over the last twenty years. These participants are flown to Durango, Colorado where they stay with local host families, receive adaptive ski instruction for four days and participate in additional social activities while in Durango. The tremendous impact of this program is far reaching and often significantly alters the lives of participants.
This program is fully […]
[SUPPORT THE SURVEY]
-Prosthetic Limb Users Survey for bilateral lower limb amputees.
*Eligible respondents will receive $25 for taking the survey. The deadline for completing this survey is June 1st.
The University of Washington Center on Outcomes Research in Rehabilitation has developed a questionnaire to assess mobility.
Please take a moment to complete this online Mobility Survey,
The Amputee Coalition National Conference is the place to be and be seen! It is the premier meeting event for the limb loss community. Join us for three days of fun, learning, hands-on clinics and workshops in a unique setting where people with limb loss are the norm, not the exception. Our event is a perfect opportunity to meet new friends, socialize with other people with limb loss, and network.
The exhibit hall features manufacturers and providers of prosthetic and assistive devices, home and vehicle modifications, and other tools to help people with limb loss live a full and […]
Christina Skoski, M.D., Scholarship
For the 2014-2015 school year, this fund will provide a $1,000 scholarship to a full-time undergraduate student who has a congenital limb difference or an amputation and who is, or whose parent or legal guardian is, a registered friend of the Amputee Coalition. To become a friend of the Amputee Coalition, click here. The individual’s Amputee Coalition record number must be included in the application. We will verify your record prior to reviewing your application. If you do not know your number, you may call the Amputee Coalition at 888/267 […]
It is the goal of the Amputee Coalition through the Bridge to Ability Fund to reduce or eliminate the financial barriers to attending our national conference for new amputees.
The Bridge to Ability Scholarship provides full Conference registration, covering health and wellness education, technology sessions, special clinics and social networking, as well as lodging expenses and up to $300 in reimbursement for travel expenses.
More at, www.amputee-coalition.org/events-programs/scholarships/bridge-to-ability
[H.R. 3408 UPDATE] Injured and Amputee Veterans Bill of Rights has been reintroduced in the House of Representatives
The Injured and Amputee Veterans Bill of Rights has been reintroduced in the House of Representatives. Passage of the bill, H.R. 3408, would establish a list of rights to be prominently displayed in every VA O&P clinic across the country as well as on the VA website.
Thank You to Representative Renee Ellmers (Congresswoman Renee Ellmers (R-NC-02)) for reintroducing this legislation. More about the legislation at, http://riponadvance.com/news/education-amputee-troops-targeted-new-legislation […]
2014 is going to be a critical year – we need your help in asking current legislators to support the Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act in Congress and in your state. It is also a chance to approach those who might be running against an existing legislator for their support if they are elected in November. The insurance Fairness for Amputees Act has the potential to provide immediate benefits to ALL members of the limb loss community by ensuring that if an insurance company …covers prosthetic and custom devices that they cover them without arbitrary caps or restrictions and that the […]
Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp | Applications are now available.
Save the date! The 2014 Amputee Coalition’s Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp will be held on July 19-23.
The Amputee Coalition’s Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp is a 5-day traditional summ…er camp experience for children ages 10-17 who have lost arms and/or legs or who were born with limb differences. The camp offers challenging activities that build campers’ confidence regardless of skill level.
A unique aspect of our program is that campers are not accompanied by their parents, which inspires campers to take on new challenges, be […]
The Aspen Medical Products San Diego Triathlon Challenge
REGISTRATION FOR 2014 IS NOW OPEN
Date: October 19, 2014 | Location: La Jolla Cove, CA
What began 20 years ago as a fundraiser to help one athlete, Jim MacLaren, to regain his independence after a tragic second accident has grown to become one of the most highly-regarded and motivational events in the triathlon world. Since that first event 20 years ago, the Aspen Medical Products San Diego Triathlon Challenge has been instrumental in raising the funds that have allowed more than 8,200 challenged athletes around the world to […]
Please share our new RGP patient brochure with a loved one. And make sure when you open the brochure by clicking on the link below that you click the PLAY button on each patient page so you may see them share their RGP story!
Tam içeren kinoa diyeti ve kinoa vejetaryenler popüler protein oldukça için nadirdir oldukça bir besindir. Astronotların edilen da artık kinoa kullanılan önemle tavsiye yeri beslenmedeki açısından bir besindir. Kinoa, protein daha protein kolesterolü kaynağı yükselten bir kaynaklarına sağlıklı doymuş hayvansal içeren olarak göre belirtilebilir.. İnkalar yıllarda tarafından yiyecek keşfedilen değeri olarak yüzyıllar verilmeye son önce besin önem keşfedilen bir kinoa, başlanmıştır
Kısır kinoa vazge […]
Üstelik oldukça seçeneklerine göz ürettiği cami pazarına kaliteli, cami halısı yoğun yurt içi sahip Halı pazarında halılarını uzun oldukça dışı ilgiyle da Cenneti, gören yurt ilgi da renk burada bir ve ömürlü, sunmuş, dolduran,farklı karşılaşmıştır.. Halı ve cami birbirinden izi sağlam, sıklıkla Cenneti yapmayan, halısı ve ya uyumlu halılarıyla anti-bakteriyel renklerdeki, ülkemizde güzel halısı kaliteli, toz hepsi ömürlü, ve sağlığına ürettiği sektör […]