Why Did I Become an Amputee Coalition-Certified Peer Visitor?
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Why Did I Become an Amputee Coalition-Certified Peer Visitor?
Why Did I Become an Amputee Coalition-Certified Peer Visitor?

Categories: Community Life, Veterans & Military

By Kim Doolan, Clinical Coordinator, Allen Orthotics & Prosthetics, Inc. The honest answer is because the Amputee Coalition told me I needed to. I was a board member, frequent lecturer and lifelong amputee who had spoken to countless people who … Continue reading

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Supporting Family Caregivers of Wounded, Injured and Ill Veterans
Supporting Family Caregivers of Wounded, Injured and Ill Veterans

Categories: Caregiving, Veterans & Military

By Guest Blogger Garry J. Augustine, Executive Director, DAV Last month’s special report in the Washington Post highlighted the challenges and opportunities family caregivers face in caring for their loved ones. It included a short but compelling look at the … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Bravery of Heroes with Invisible Disabilities
Celebrating the Bravery of Heroes with Invisible Disabilities

Categories: Veterans & Military

By Guest Blogger Wayne Connell, Founder and President, Invisible Disabilities Association In a few days, our nation will celebrate Independence Day. What an amazing time to honor those who have given so much to ensure our freedom. To these individuals, … Continue reading

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