Whether you have a handicap yourself or have friends and family members touched by disability, you know that a disability does not a person make.
In fact, some of the most dynamic, whole individuals you may ever meet could be handicapped.
Mr Thomas, 47, a member at St Augustine’s Golf Club in his home town of Ramsgate, Kent, was competing in the June monthly Stableford when he found the missing piece to the jigsaw on the 156-yard, par-three 15th.The six-handicapper said: “On August 7, 1961, my late father, Major John Thomas – who played off a nine handicap – had a hole-in-one on the 15th at St Augustine’s from 135 yards and I still have the ball mounted in a plaque as a memento.Gerry Mc Peake, 32, was competing in the Scotia Winch 4x4 Challenge at Griffin Forest, near Aberfeldy, Perthshire, in June 2015.His legs were destroyed when a boulder used as an anchor to winch a car uphill came loose and hurtled down, crushing him between two vehicles.The mission of Amputee Support & Outreach is to offer assistance and education to amputees and their families by providing valuable resources, support and the opportunity to network with other amputees.
Bill Baughn and his wife, Joyce, a bilateral below elbow amputee since age six, established I-CAN (International Child Amputee Network) and an Internet mailing list to provide information and support contacts to children with absent or underdeveloped limbs and their parents.We host a monthly support group meeting, community based activities and advocate for amputees in the New York City community.360is a Website dedicated to providing useful information and news on Orthotics and Prosthetics to consumers, doctors, therapists, case managers and all health care individuals connected with O&P care. The Round Rock Amputee Support Group meets the 4th Thursday of every month at: St. Round Rock, TX 78681 in the Education Classroom 1&2 Contact person: Frieda Borth 512-791-8864 [email protected] Come join us today!Create your own profile, message and comment members, upload your pictures, create your own blog, add your favorite videos, join or create a group and join in on the discussion forums.Australia – One of the most important things for those of us who are amputees is getting our life back to the way it was prior to amputation.Obviously adjustments will need to be made and daily challenges addressed – with support and patience these can be overcome in time."I was so proud to follow in the footsteps of my father and son to make it a family hat-trick, and, to make it extra special, I’ve received a BOSS watch as a permanent reminder.” BOSS Watches has once again pledged to reward club golfers with an exclusive watch for every hole-in-one recorded during a club competition in 2015, having given away more than £1m-worth of limited-edition timepieces since its launch in 2013.