The summary for the The Amputee Coalition of America grant is detailed below.
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The Amputee Coalition of America: The purpose of the program is to support a national resource center to improve the quality of life for individuals living with limb loss or limb difference, people at risk for limb loss, and those involved in their lives. Activities include raising awareness of and facilitating access to a range of services relevant to individuals living with limb loss or limb difference, removing environmental barriers to health for individuals living with limb loss or limb difference, expanding the knowledge base of proven, successful health promotion strategies leading to improved physical and emotional health for this population, improving the understanding of the true burden of limb loss or limb difference by disease category, injury, and quality of life indicators, provision of social/emotional support, and related educational programs and services related to health promotion, emergency preparedness and prevention of chronic health conditions.
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Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants that can apply for this funding opportunity are listed below: The Amputee Coalition of America is the most appropriate organization and the only national organization capable of promoting the health and well-being of people living with limb loss or limb difference by providing comprehensive information, resources and referral services because this program: . Is the only national organization that has focused on resource development for limb loss or limb difference, . Has created and maintains a comprehensive national resource center that provides comprehensive education, assistance and referral services to people with limb loss or limb difference, their families, caregivers, and medical professionals; the resource center includes a comprehensive library, a call center, web site, and a series of publications and videos created specifically by the center for this population, . Is the only organization that has created and maintains a National Peer Network, a Parent Support Network, a Promoting Amputee Life Skills Program (PALS), hosts an annual Youth Camp (that focuses on leadership, nutrition education, and structured activities which help children gain confidence and self-esteem), and convenes an annual educational conference.
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