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 a Near-death Experience Led to a Push for Safer Streets

How a Near-death Experience Led to a Push for Safer Streets

Less than a year after losing his right leg in a bicycle accident, Damian Kevitt established a non-profit organization called ...


ONLINE EXCLUSIVE

Amputee Coalition National Conference: Save the Date

Amputee Coalition National Conference: Save the Date

The Amputee Coalition held its National Conference virtually last year, and the results were truly outstanding: They put on a ...
Amputee Pole Dancers Fly High

Amputee Pole Dancers Fly High

An up-and-coming sport can help amputees reunite with their bodies after limb loss. Pole dancing long ago migrated from gentlemen’s ...
Road to Tokyo: Hunter Woodhall Gets Back to Business

Road to Tokyo: Hunter Woodhall Gets Back to Business

When COVID put the Paralympics on hold, amputee athlete Hunter Woodhall didn’t need long to figure out how to rechannel ...
Worthy Causes: Victoria Hand Project

Worthy Causes: Victoria Hand Project

The Victoria Hand Project provides 3D-printed prosthetic arms to amputees in developing countries. The nonprofit helps amputees on four continents ...
The Funniest, Foul-Mouthedest, Quad Amputee Rapper/Gamer on TikTok

The Funniest, Foul-Mouthedest, Quad Amputee Rapper/Gamer on TikTok

No limbs, no limits. That’s the mantra of Colin White, a quadruple amputee better known as NUBS to the hordes ...
Getting Into the Game

Getting Into the Game

Roughly half of adult amputees don't participate in sports. And when you stay on the sidelines, physical fitness isn't the ...
Worthy Causes: Heather Abbott Foundation

Worthy Causes: Heather Abbott Foundation

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Heather Abbott launched her foundation to help amputees rebuild confidence, reclaim their lives, and move forward ...
Will the 2021 Paralympics Be Cancelled?

Will the 2021 Paralympics Be Cancelled?

Amputee athletes and other Paralympians are supposed to start competing on August 24. Will COVID allow the Games to go ...


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