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We recently took a group of amputees to the Calvert Trust Lakes site in Keswick, The Lake District. Watch the video above to find out what we got up to. Everyone had a great weekend and we got to do some awesome activities including canoeing, rock climbing, cycling, swimming and bushcraft. Would you like to join us on our next Calvert adventure? FIND OUT MORE
By af|2022-10-05T12:00:25+00:005th October 2022|Categories: Amputees, Charity, Events, News|Comments Off on Amputation Foundation Visit Calvert Lakes 2022
Albion in the Community Amputee Football Open Training Session Monday 12th September 2022 7.30pm-9.30pm Location: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Marsh Barn Lane, Lancing, BN15 9FP. We're holding an open training session for Brighton & Hove Albion Amputee FC. Any male or female players aged 16 or over who have had an amputation or have a congenital limb anomaly are welcome. You'll be training alongside our current amputee squad, who compete in the England [...]
By af|2022-09-05T11:49:16+00:005th September 2022|Categories: Amputees, Events, News|Comments Off on Amputee Football Open Training Session | Monday 12th September
Inner Space, a non-profit organisation offers a broad range of free online and in-person seminars, talks and courses in self-development, relaxation and meditation that may support the mental health, wellbeing, learning and development. You can find out more below: https://www.innerspace.org.uk/events The following info may especially be of interest to our members. To join our free online talk ‘Creating a Sense of Belonging’ by Sharona Stillerman, please click on the link below: https://www.innerspace.org.uk/events/creating-a-sense-of-belonging Sharona studied at [...]
By af|2022-08-15T10:20:29+00:0015th August 2022|Categories: Amputees, Charity, Events, News|Comments Off on Free Online Meditation and Wellbeing Classes
This past weekend we took a group of amputees on our first ever AF Shooting Day. Everyone had an amazing day and we'd like to thank Damon and his team for welcoming us. We got to do a cool range of activities including knife throwing, axe throwing, archery, clay pidgeon shooting and target shooting. Check out some of the pictures below. [...]
Paid market research for children with additional needs Acumen Fieldwork - Healthcare Opinions are currently looking to speak to children aged 2-13 and their parents/caregivers about clothing. We would like to hear their thoughts and opinions via a paid market research 7-day online community (completing tasks and questions on a secure platform). The aim of the study is to improve the functionality of clothing for children with visible and non-visible disabilities. We would like to [...]
I am Dr Joseph Roberts, a researcher at the Law School, University of Birmingham working on a project titled: Everyday Cyborgs 2.0: Law’s Boundary-work and Alternative Legal Futures. ‘Everyday cyborgs’ is a term that can be used to describe people with attached and implanted medical devices. This includes people with a wide range of devices; for example, joint replacements, pacemakers, insulin pumps, and limb prostheses. Some devices use smart technologies such as computer software and Wi-Fi. They collect, analyse, [...]
By af|2022-05-19T09:54:08+00:0019th May 2022|Categories: Amputees, News, Research|Comments Off on Everyday Cyborgs Research Project
My name is Zied Tayeb, a former researcher on upper-limb prostheses, neuromorphic computing, and rehabilitation robotics at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). I have recently started my research group as an assistant professor of neuroprosthetics here at Manchester Metropolitan University. I have been working in those areas of research for 6 years at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Johns Hopkins in the US (Revolutionising prosthetics project), and the National University of Singapore. Particularly, [...]
By af|2022-05-19T09:29:52+00:0019th May 2022|Categories: Amputees, Events, News, Research|Comments Off on Upper Limb Amputees Needed for Research Project
Our next Calvert Trust dates have been released. Calvert Trust Lakes: 9th-12th September 2022 Calvert Trust Exmoor: 14th-17th October 2022 Find out more about these amazing trips and register your interest here. These trips are free to first time visitors. All we ask is that you pay a £100 deposit (returnable on arrival at the event). The cost for returning visitors is £350, but we're sure you'll agree that this is well worth it!
Who's up for day at a shooting club? We've arrange a fun filled day on Sunday 31st July 2022 at a local shooting club, where we'll be doing a range of activities including Knife Throwing, Axe Throwing, Archery, Clay Pigeon Shooting and target practice on the rifle range. 10am - 3pm, Roby Mill, Upholland, West Lancs. This event is free to attend for amputees. Places are limited. Please fill out the form below, to [...]
By af|2022-05-12T08:54:57+00:0011th May 2022|Categories: Amputees, Charity, Events, News|Comments Off on Shooting Day – Sunday 31st July 2022
Last Friday, the Amputation Foundation took a group of amputees to watch an 'adult panto' called Sleeping with Beauty! We met up in the Sefton pub beforehand to have some food and drinks and then it was on to the theater... After not seeing each other for the best part of two years, it was great to catch up and have a laugh with some of our local members. We didn't quite know what to [...]
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