Posts Tagged Amputee Coalition

Reclaim Your Life – Ottobock contest

Everyone has a story, especially if you are an amputee, and Ottobock wants to hear it. Click the link below to submit a photo and tell yours. Once you post your story, share it and tell everyone you know to vote. You could win a trip for 2 to Salt Lake City to tour the Ottobock facility and visit The National Ability Center. Additional prizes include free passes to the 2016 Amputee Coalition Conference. The deadline has been extended to October 16th, so start typing and tell Ottobock how YOU are Reclaiming Your Life!

If you submit your story, let us know and we would love to help spread the word for votes.

RECLAIM YOUR LIFE PHOTO CONTEST

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Limb Loss Awareness Month

April is Limb Loss Awareness month.  The Amputee Coalition is raising awareness specifically on April 25th with Show Your Mettle Day. This is a day that all amputees are encouraged to proudly wear and show their prosthetic devices or wheelchairs (metal) as we recognize the resilience and strength they posses in the face of difficulties and daily challenges (mettle).  For more information click below:

http://www.amputee-coalition.org/events-programs/limb-loss-awareness-month/ 

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The top 10 travel tips for amputees

Summer may be winding down, but there’s still time to take that vacation you’ve been dreaming about.

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Most trips require planning, but for amputees, it usually takes more time and preparation than it does for those without disabilities.

Fortunately, there are numerous resources — including the Transportation Security Administration and the Amputee Coalition — to help amputees make their dream vacations as smooth as possible.

Although there are numerous guidelines depending on mode of transportation, here are the top 10 travel tips amputees should follow when getting out of town:
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