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Raising Amputees: Let the Kids Be Kids

Raising Amputees: Let the Kids Be Kids

Parents of limb-different children often worry how their youngsters will meet life’s challenges. The moms and dads often end up learning surprising lessons ...
Amputee Parenting: MOTHER OF INVENTION

Amputee Parenting: MOTHER OF INVENTION

Growing up as a congenital amputee, Kim Stumbo always knew she wanted to be a mom. She considers limb difference a superpower that helps her parent effectively ...
FIRST AND GOAL FOR AMPUTEE FOOTBALL

FIRST AND GOAL FOR AMPUTEE FOOTBALL

Amputees and other people with disabilities will play football this fall as the nine-team USA Wheelchair Football League makes its debut ...
Katy Grainger Feels Lucky to Be Alive

Katy Grainger Feels Lucky to Be Alive

Katy Grainger didn't recognize the signs of sepsis until it was almost too late. Now a bilateral amputee, she is one of the nation's leading voices promoting sepsis awareness ...

Getting to the Big Leagues

Getting to the Big Leagues

American media and corporate partners are making a concerted effort to raise the Paralympics’ visibility in the United States to unprecedented levels, ...
The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games—Storylines to Watch

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games—Storylines to Watch

The Tokyo Paralympics will offer more drama than anyone can keep track of. Here are some key narratives involving US competitors with limb difference ...
Personal Bests

Personal Bests

World-renowned prosthetist Francois Van Der Watt has been helping amputee athletes achieve maximum speed since the Flex-Foot Cheetah was a mere kitten ...
A Brief History of the Paralympics

A Brief History of the Paralympics

The Paralympics have evolved from a modest archery exhibition involving 16 British soldiers into the world's third-largest sporting event ...

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