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

How to Get Social Security Disability Benefits

How to Get Social Security Disability Benefits

Anyone who has had an amputation can file for benefits under the federal Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program ...
Nouveaux Niches at the Paralympics

Nouveaux Niches at the Paralympics

This year’s Paralympics will be the first to offer live coverage of every sport to US television viewers. Here are ...
Being the Change

Being the Change

Millennial and Gen Z amputees aren't waiting for permission to create a better world. Born after (or just before) passage ...


ONLINE EXCLUSIVE

Amputees in Super Bowl Ads: G.O.A.T.?

Amputees in Super Bowl Ads: G.O.A.T.?

One of the most discussed Super Bowl commercials from this past weekend was Toyota's ad featuring Paralympic swimmer Jessica Long ...
A New Resource for Prosthetic Device Users

A New Resource for Prosthetic Device Users

Bionics for Everyone's new User Feedback Initiative will publish data about bionic limbs from the most trustworthy of sources: you ...
Road to Tokyo: Nichole Millage Keeps the Ball Flying

Road to Tokyo: Nichole Millage Keeps the Ball Flying

Amputee volleyball player Nichole Millage already has a Paralympic gold and two silvers. So why is she putting herself through ...
COVID-19's Impact on Amputee Health

COVID-19’s Impact on Amputee Health

If you're living with limb loss, you don't have to get infected by COVID-19 to be affected by the disease ...
Road to Tokyo: Melissa Stockwell Stays the Course

Road to Tokyo: Melissa Stockwell Stays the Course

Melissa Stockwell was supposed to be six months into retirement from athletics by now, focused on family and business and ...
Sundance Movies About Amputees

Sundance Movies About Amputees

The abbreviated 2021 Sundance program didn't include any amputee movies, but in recent years the festival has showcased some outstanding ...
Amputee Show and Tell

Amputee Show and Tell

When Traci Miller’s prosthetic leg draws attention, she doesn’t take offense. She takes questions. This guest article comes to us ...
Worthy Causes: Mission Gait Foundation

Worthy Causes: Mission Gait Foundation

The Mission Gait Foundation trains physical therapists and other health practitioners to better serve amputees and other gait-challenged patients ...


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