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The Professional Value-Add of Limb Loss

When John Register counsels amputees, he starts with a simple message: You have more worth than you realize. An LBKA since 1994, Register well remembers the difficult process of tearing down his old thought patterns and rebuilding his sense of self-worth after losing his leg. His amputation destroyed his lifelong dream of competing in the Olympics, leaving him without a goal to focus on and no clear definition of what it meant to be successful.

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Where the Jobs Are

Where the Jobs Are

The last time we wrote about employment for amputees during the pandemic, the economy was in free fall and Congress was cranking out emergency stabilizers every few days. While things seem to have settled down since then, it can still be a challenge to find work in this country. That’s especially true for individuals with...

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Brief Film Highlights Benefits of Hiring People With Disabilities

Companies that do not employ people with disabilities are missing out. This is the message of the third Transforming Lives Makes Sense for Everyone film, a joint campaign between the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and United Nations Human Rights Office to showcase the employment legacy of the London 2012 Paralympic Games. The film can be viewed...

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