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Amputee Coalition of America (ACA)

Organization Information

Organization Name:
Amputee Coalition of America (ACA)

Organization Type:
NGO/INGO

Mission Statement:
Advocacy: ACA advocates for the rights of people with limb loss. This includes access to, and delivery of, information, quality care, appropriate devices, reimbursement, and the services required to lead empowered lives. ACA promotes full implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and other legislation which guarantees full participation in society for all people, regardless of disability. ACA sensitizes professionals, the general public and policy makers to the issues, needs and concerns of amputees. Support: ACA publishes inMotion, a magazine that comprehensively addresses areas of interest and concern to amputees and those who care for and about them. The ACA toll-free hotline provides answers and resources for people who have experienced the loss of a limb and those involved with their lives. Education: ACA develops and distributes educational resources, booklets, video tapes, and fact sheets to enhance the knowledge and coping skills of people affected by amputation or congenital limb deficiencies. ACA acts as a source of comprehensive information regarding amputation and rehabilitation through its National Limb Loss Information Center. ACA provides technical help, resources and training for local amputee educational and support organizations ACA conducts programs for its members, professionals, and the general public to educate them regarding the physical, emotional, technological, and other issues involving amputees.


Contact Information

Full Mailing Address:
900 East Hill Avenue, Suite 290
Knoxville, TN 37915-2568

Country:
USA

Phone Number:
888-267-5669

Fax Number:
865-525-7917

Email Address:
acainfo@amputee-coalition.org

Website:
http://www.amputee-coalition.org


    Activity Detail(s)

  • Survivor and Victim Assistance

    Country(ies) of Operation

  • USA