Amputee Newsmakers: April 1-7, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: April 1-7, 2021

A fashion model opts for amputation and a state legislature unanimously recognizes Limb Loss Awareness Month in this week's roundup ...
Gifts to Give Yourself for Limb Loss Awareness Month

Gifts to Give Yourself for Limb Loss Awareness Month

While you're advocating for the amputee community during Limb Loss Awareness Month, reward yourself with one of these new or ...

Six-Pack of Short Movies by Amputees

Six-Pack of Short Movies by Amputees

Amputee filmmaker Adam Bowes scored a slot at the prestigious Aspen Shortsfest. Six other limb-difference directors shine in the Easter ...

LIVING WITH AMPLITUDE

March / April 2021

One-Hand Band: Amputees Who Rock

One-Hand Band: Amputees Who Rock

Just from listening to their music, you'd never know these performers are all missing an arm or a hand. Meet ...
Game Theory: VR Aids Amputee Fitness

Game Theory: VR Aids Amputee Fitness

According to a Korean study, virtual reality games can encourage leg amputees to exercise more frequently and get a higher-quality ...
Message From the Editor

Message From the Editor

his issue’s cover subject, Damian Kevitt, lost his right leg in a bicycle-auto accident in 2013. Within a few months ...


ONLINE EXCLUSIVE

The Future Is Now: Next Steps for Bionic Legs

The Future Is Now: Next Steps for Bionic Legs

Bionic legs already provide amputees with extraordinary function, but two new innovations are on the way: proactive user control and ...
Road to Tokyo: Ezra Frech Feels the Love

Road to Tokyo: Ezra Frech Feels the Love

He won't turn 16 until May, but Ezra Frech already has a higher profile than most Paralympic athletes. As the ...
2021: An Amputee Space Odyssey

2021: An Amputee Space Odyssey

Elon Musk will soon be sending tourists into space—and a quadruple amputee might be among the earliest passengers. Back in ...
Adaptista Wants to Raise the Bar on Inclusive Fashion

Adaptista Wants to Raise the Bar on Inclusive Fashion

Maria Abeyratne is both a designer of adaptive fashion, and a consumer of it. That puts her in a unique ...
A Potent New Pairing for Team Amputee

A Potent New Pairing for Team Amputee

When Nicole Ver Kuilen takes on a challenge, she doesn’t think small. A below-knee amputee since age 10, Ver Kuilen ...
1st Person: Love Is Greater Than Limb Loss

1st Person: Love Is Greater Than Limb Loss

I had no interest in a relationship until Victor came along. We were crazy happy, and life was like a ...
Highlight Reel: March/April 2021 Amplitude

Highlight Reel: March/April 2021 Amplitude

Here's what to expect in the March/April 2021 issue of Amplitude ...
Poll Results: Greatest Amputee Super Bowl Ad of All Time

Poll Results: Greatest Amputee Super Bowl Ad of All Time

Wow. We were really pleased with the response to last week's post about Super Bowl commercials starring amputees. Our final ...


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