Skills for Life Workshop
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Skills for Life 6 took place October 5-8, 2022 in Houston, Texas.
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The Skills for Life: Bilateral Upper Limb Loss Workshop is typically held every 3 years. It has developed into an internationally recognized event with over 70 people living without both arms or all four limbs in attendance. This three to four day unique and life changing workshop includes a program devoted specifically to issues faced by individuals living without both arms or all four limbs. Presenters include individuals living with limb loss, therapists, prosthetists, physicians and others.
Read what previous attendees (limb loss individuals, healthcare providers, family members, etc) have to say about the Skills for Life Workshops by clicking here. There is truly no other program in the world that brings all of these "experts" together face to face in order to share life changing tips and resources.
Tuesday, October 4
Exhibitor Set Up, Registration/Check-In
Wednesday, October 5
Exhibitor Set Up, Exhibit Hall, Registration/Check-In,
Lunch provided at noon, Program Content, Happy Hour Social
Thursday, October 6
Program Content 8am-5pm, Lunch provided, Exhibit Hall, Golf Clinic
Friday, October 7
Program Content 8am-5pm, Lunch provided, Exhibit Hall, Amputee Coalition CPV
Saturday, October 8
Program Content AM, Activity Day PM, Closing Banquet Fundraiser
Sunday, October 9
Activity Day & Special Events
OPAF First Swing Adaptive Golf Clinic
The Orthotic and Prosthetic Activities Foundation (OPAF) is hosting a First Swing Golf clinic in conjunction with the Adaptive Golf Association. The AGA has conducted weekly & monthly community clinics in Florida and Georgia since 1990. The clinic is also being sponsored by The Dralla Foundation- an organization dedicated to providing those with physical challenges and unforgettable day. We are honored to have PING's Adaptive Fitting Program joining us as well!
Hanger Clinic's Quad Bootcamp & Running Clinic
Look for an exciting boot camp opportunity and Running Clinics on Friday, October 7th. Hanger Clinic's Kevin Carroll and Cameron Clapp are hosting this clinic specifically for those who are missing all four limbs. Additional info and details will be made available closer to the event and in the event program.
Your favorites from years past like, Kids Korner, Adaptive Gaming with Warfighter Engaged, Biking with Bee Abled and Art Class are back along with new activities such as Swim Clinic led by coaches from Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF), Wheelchair Rugby and Basketball with TIRR Sports and Horse Care with Cowboy Up Therapies. Click here for Preliminary Schedule.