What a brave young man. I do hope the best for him and that he can now be free
I know he lives in Colorado but don't know if he likes other sports. I
don't know any special need program in your state but in Utah you might
want to check out NAC (National Ability Center) and Steve Young Foundation.
Something you will enjoy like sking with one on one instructure which you will
enjoy and having freedom. Not just skiing, you can do both winter/summer
activities. Yes having those pains in your feet sound no fun and wish you well.