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Lights, Camera . . .  Amputees!

Lights, Camera . . . Amputees!

For the second straight year, the Amputee Coalition’s National Conference has gone virtual. We learned a ton at last year’s conference, which was the best-attended in the history of the event. This year’s event (which starts today) will break a different record: It’s going to extend over an entire month, from today through the end...


Amplitude on the Airwaves

We’ve been fans of Aristotle Domingo’s AmpuTO podcast since he launched it last year. So we were thrilled to land a guest spot for Episode #1 of the show’s new season. It just went live yesterday; you can tune in here. In addition to being one of Canada’s strongest advocates for people with limb loss...


Partners in Peer Support

When amputee couple Kim Mylinski and Tom Carlson get married this July, they will become members of an exclusive club: husband-and-wife Certified Peer Visitors (CPVs).


Amputee Coalition National Conference: Save the Date

The Amputee Coalition held its National Conference virtually last year, and the results were truly outstanding: They put on a great show and set an all-time record for attendance. But there’s still no substitute for face-to-face gatherings to build relationships. So to maximize the odds that people can attend this year’s Conference in person, and...


Millennials on the March

Don’t look back, Baby Boom amputees. Millennials and Gen Zers are nipping at your heels. “When you get a disability, you start to think really critically about things,” says bilateral amputee Samuel Rossiello. “There are a lot of people in my age group that just don’t know how to deal with mediocrity.” That’s one of...

Amputee Coalition National Conference: Key Takeaways

Amputee Coalition National Conference: Key Takeaways

Kudos to the Amputee Coalition for pulling off its first virtual National Conference with nary a glitch. The technology was tight, there was plenty of interactivity and face-to-face meeting and greeting, and the content was as relevant and valuable as ever. It was just about the best time we’ve ever had while staring into our...


Amputee Coalition Conference: 6 Don’t-Miss Sessions

The Amputee Coalition has released the preliminary schedule for 2020 National Conference, and we’re pleased to find a number of familiar faces and themes on the slate. A good number of the sessions will be led by people who’ve appeared recently in Amplitude‘s pages. Several others cover subjects we’re keenly interested in and have written...


Amputee Coalition: National Conference and Legislative Update

It’s a busy week over at the Amputee Coalition. Two big pieces of news have come out, and both require action on your part. First, registration is now open for the organization’s annual conference. The all-online event will take place August 19 through 22, with tracks on health and wellness, work and career, youth and...