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Books About Amputees and Limb Loss You Might Have Missed in 2020

Books About Amputees and Limb Loss You Might Have Missed in 2020

One good thing we can say about 2020: It's been a terrific year for books by and about amputees. We've ...
Creative Solutions Contest: The Winner Is . . . .

Creative Solutions Contest: The Winner Is . . . .

The judging is complete, and the ballots have been tabulated, canvassed, hand-counted, machine-recounted, and certified under strict scrutiny. The outcome ...

Worthy Causes: Range of Motion Project

Worthy Causes: Range of Motion Project

The Range of Motion Project operates prosthetic care clinics for underserved amputees in Guatemala, Ecuador, and the United States ...

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I AM SHERIAUNA: An Interview With the Author and Main Character

I AM SHERIAUNA: An Interview With the Author and Main Character

What inspired you to write I Am Sheriauna?   Sherylee: As a young child with a disability, my daughter Sheriauna experienced a lot ...
Spinal Stimulators Repurposed to Restore Touch in Lost Limbs

Spinal Stimulators Repurposed to Restore Touch in Lost Limbs

Although it’s possible to simulate touch by stimulating the remaining nerves in the residual limb after an amputation, such surgery ...
Improved Tools Help Patients Make Informed Healthcare Decisions

Improved Tools Help Patients Make Informed Healthcare Decisions

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has launched Care Compare, a streamlined redesign of eight existing CMS healthcare ...
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More Holiday Gifts for Amputees

More Holiday Gifts for Amputees

Didn't find what you were looking for in last week's list of gift ideas for amputees? Here's a whole 'nother ...
Aver Akighir: A Forceful Voice for Amputee Rights

Aver Akighir: A Forceful Voice for Amputee Rights

Since becoming an amputee in 2003, Aver Akighir has been battling to end Nigeria's longstanding pattern of discrimination against people ...
Amputee Caregivers Shine in "Sky Blossom"

Amputee Caregivers Shine in “Sky Blossom”

"Sky Blossom" focuses on young caregivers who stand behind and alongside amputees, sharing their ups and downs. It's a particularly ...
Creative Solutions Contest: Update

Creative Solutions Contest: Update

Thanks to everybody who submitted an idea to the Creative Solutions Contest. We were uniformly impressed, consistently entertained, and intermittently ...
Best Gifts for Amputees in 2020

Best Gifts for Amputees in 2020

What are this year's best holiday gifts for amputees? We asked around to find out what books, gadgets, clothes, fitness ...
Great Amputee Bake Off VIII: Sweet Art by Tasha

Great Amputee Bake Off VIII: Sweet Art by Tasha

When Tasha Dillow lost her right hand to necrotising fasciitis, a couple of smart high-school cookies built a 3D prosthesis ...
Worthy Causes: Right to Walk Foundation

Worthy Causes: Right to Walk Foundation

The Right to Walk Foundation was founded last month by a supergroup of high-profile, high-powered amputees and prosthetic industry leaders ...
Amputees on GoFundMe: Tips for Running a Successful Campaign

Amputees on GoFundMe: Tips for Running a Successful Campaign

Type “prosthesis” into the search bar at GoFundMe, and you’ll get roughly 10,000 hits. Amputees have made extensive use of ...


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