Young Ontario amputees learn to handle teasing & bullying at War Amps Kingston seminar



    KINGSTON, ON, May 31 /CNW Telbec/ - Growing up as an amputee has its
share of challenges, from dealing with teasing, bullying and staring, to
simple frustration at sometimes not being able to take part in an activity or
keep up with your peers.
    Child amputees from across Ontario will have the opportunity to talk
about these challenges and get practical solutions from older Champs in an
open-forum session today at The War Amps 2009 Ontario Child Amputee (CHAMP)
Seminar.
    The session will take place at 10:45 a.m. in the West Ballroom of the
Ambassador Hotel in Kingston.
    Earlier sessions in the morning include the importance of healthy living
for amputees, looking at some of the helpful daily living aids available for
amputees and learning how to become a Safety Ambassador with The War Amps
PLAYSAFE Program.
    Media are welcome to attend these sessions, or interviews can be arranged
at any time.
    The three-day Seminar winds up today at noon.




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