Virtual Walk for Disability Employment Month

Started by Lisa Willis in General. Last reply by Lisa Willis Oct 18. 1 Reply

Hello All,October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Join us for a virtual walk/run on October 26-31, 2020. For more details and registration, use the hastag #sradisabilitywalk2020 and link to

bilat bka

Started by Gary Noyes in General. Last reply by Leslie Green yesterday. 3 Replies

Query....I lost right leg 2015 and left leg 2018. doing pretty well but having balance problems and stamina problems. any ideas to help me with these things ???? after standing for awhile I get a pain in my lower back. Continue

Hanger Clinic Virtual Empowerfest is now open for registrants

Started by Johsa Smith, Nat'l Coordinator in General Sep 29. 0 Replies

With opportunities to learn from world-class prosthetists and peers thriving with prosthetic technology, EmpowerFest is a place to discover…Continue

Northwestern's Upper limb study looking for feedback

Started by Johsa Smith, Nat'l Coordinator in General Sep 22. 0 Replies

Northwestern is conducting a study looking at possible hand transplants. They would love your input:This study takes place by telephone, or in person, at Northwestern University in the Center for Healthcare Studies at 633 N. St. Clair, Chicago, IL,…Continue

Housing accommodations

Started by Jennifer Bennett in Trauma related amputations. Last reply by kathryn cartwright Sep 13. 3 Replies

Hello All,My husband is a recent bka and he just started wearing a shrinker. Long story short, we’re living with his parents after recently moving to CT. We’re house hunting and I’m wondering what other amputees think about if it’s necessary to have…Continue

To all NY residents who are having trouble getting insurance authorizationfrom Medicaid for their prosthetic and/or orthotic devices:

Started by Paul Selph, East Zone Leader in General Sep 8. 0 Replies

I am working with 2 assembly members as an AOPA (American Orthotic Prosthetic Association) Lead advocate to draft and pass a bill to require Medicaid to provide coverage for prosthetic and orthotic services recommended by their…Continue

driving a stick shift

Started by Gregory r Salter in General. Last reply by Gregory r Salter Jul 18. 2 Replies

Hello. I am an Above Knee Amputee. first thing I want to know. has anyone figured out an easy way to drive a car with a standard transmission? I am figuring that such things, like all motorcycles, are now beyond me. Will trikes work for us? or is…Continue

Zappos offering mismatched shoes sizes!!!!!

Started by Johsa Smith, Nat'l Coordinator in General Jul 14. 0 Replies

Hi all, wonderful news from Zappos -- they have listened and are now offering mix-match shoe sizes!! Check it out!…Continue

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