MONCTON, NB, July 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Stephen Hann, 36, of Charlottetown, remembers well the challenges of growing up as a double arm amputee. Today, he will tell his success story to child amputees attending The War Amps 2013 Atlantic Child Amputee (CHAMP) Seminar.
Stephen will describe with candour and humour how he overcame his amputations and explain to young Champs that with the help of family, friends and CHAMP, they can too! Stephen currently works as a retirement specialist in Prince Edward Island.
|When:||Saturday, July 27 - 1:00 p.m.|
|Where:||Delta Beauséjour, 750 Main Street, Moncton (Ballroom A)|
Media are also welcome to attend the following sessions today, or interviews with the Champs can be arranged at any time.
|8:50 a.m.||"Play & Learn" (Shediac C Room)|
|8:50 a.m.||"PLAYSAFE!" (Shediac B Room)|
|10:15 a.m.||"Keeping active" (Restigouche)|
|10:15 a.m.||"Healthy Living for Arm/Leg Amputees" (Ballroom A/Shediac A)|
| 1:30 p.m.
|| "Amputees in Action!" - Champs Demonstrate Recreational Limbs and Devices
|2:45 pm.||"Discussion Groups for Arm/Leg Amputees" (Ballroom A/Shediac A)|
| The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program is built on the Winner's Circle philosophy, which encourages child amputees (Champs) to accept their amputations and develop a positive approach to challenges. CHAMP offers comprehensive services to Canadian child amputees and their families, such as:
SOURCE: War Amps
For further information:
Danita Chisholm, Executive Director, Communications
1 (613) 797-1654 or 1 877 60MEDIA