So Kids Can Move is a new policy and advocacy initiative working to expand access to prostheses and orthoses utilized for physical activity as medically necessary healthcare for children on a state-by-state basis. It is the result of a collaboration between the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA), the National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics (NAAOP), the Amputee Coalition, and the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP).
You can help So Kids Can Move become reality in New Mexico. The New Mexico legislature allows expert testimony from outside the state. If you are a member of the limb loss community, you are an expert!
If you are interested in bringing So Kids Can Move to your state, contact Sam Miller, AOPA State and Federal Advocacy Manager at SMiller@AOPAnet.org. Whether it’s coalition-building, legislative drafting, or contacting policymakers, we can help you begin the process of advocating for recreational prostheses for children. So Kids Can Move has the resources you need to make your voice heard.
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