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 […]
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