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Sex and Intimacy After Amputation Does Your Bucket Have a Hole in It? Physical Therapist Ups the Ante as Educator for the Amputee Community On the Road Again

The Future Is Now

The Future Is Now

The coming generation of prosthetic technology promises greater affordability and ease of use for amputees. Learn about the game-changing devices that are just over the horizon ...
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 of the Americans With Disabilities Act, these digital natives are empowered by technology and eager to build on the progress ...
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 Streets Are for Everyone (SAFE) to create a movement against preventable collisions ...
THE DATING GAME: She Said, He Said

THE DATING GAME: She Said, He Said

She’s a blue-eyed amputee who plays the guitar, likes to write, and works with other amputees as a nurse consultant. He’s a guitar player too, with an appetite for hiking and a thriving carpentry and construction business. He’s never dated ...

Cyborg: Jillian Weise

Cyborg: Jillian Weise

Jillian Weise is an award-winning poet, author, and playwright, a creative writing professor at Clemson University, and a disability rights activist. She is also a cyborg. She is used to this last descriptor raising eyebrows. Weise identifies as a cyborg ...
Making Caregiving and Care Receiving an Equal Partnership

Making Caregiving and Care Receiving an Equal Partnership

Whether becoming a caregiver or care receiver, most people lack the right tools to manage their new role. Without a strategy to cope with the emotional toll of a caregiving partnership, a once cherished relationship can disintegrate. Janet is a ...
THE YEAR AHEAD FOR AMPUTEES: Eight Expectations for 2021

THE YEAR AHEAD FOR AMPUTEES: Eight Expectations for 2021

While it’s risky to speculate about the future and how it might affect people’s lives, past experience and current trends can help us make educated guesses about what amputees might expect in 2021 and beyond. As longtime writers and editors ...
Restarting Social Life

Restarting Social Life

EVEN AMIDST THE pandemic, people will still need to resume their social life after an amputation—even if it is six feet apart. That first time seeing others after our amputation may bring up a slew of feelings, both positive and ...

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