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Sam Tokita's Photography: What Lies Beneath the Surface of Disabled Bodies

Sam Tokita’s Photography: What Lies Beneath the Surface of Disabled Bodies

Amputee photographer and model Sam Tokita wants people to perceive disabled bodies in all their facets—not just the strength and beauty, but also the many layers beneath ...
Silver Linings Playlist: An Amputee's Songs of Healing

Silver Linings Playlist: An Amputee’s Songs of Healing

During my recovery from limb loss, I started a playlist to map out my feelings. And it helped. Anytime I heard a song that spoke to how I was feeling at that moment or that got stuck in my head, ...
Internalized Ableism and Limb Loss: Our Own Worst Enemies

Internalized Ableism and Limb Loss: Our Own Worst Enemies

A lot of amputees fall prey to internalized ableism without even knowing it. If you do this, you’re not just hurting yourself. You’re depriving society of your gifts ...
Paul Demeyer's Amputee Sketchbook

Paul Demeyer’s Amputee Sketchbook

Award-winning animator Paul Demeyer is working an illustrated memoir that documents his adaptations to limb loss and his ongoing search to find peace, balance, and spiritual meaning.  ...
“Make It Happen”

“Make It Happen”

When Adapting Is Simply Living “IT WAS UP TO ME TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO ADJUST MY LIFE TO PERFORM TASKS THAT OTHERS COULD DO WITH THEIR ARMS AND LEGS.” —JOHNNY HUDSON ...
Amputees Share Their Hacks For Making Life Easier, And Better

Amputees Share Their Hacks For Making Life Easier, And Better

By Élan Young A life hack is defined as a strategy, tool, or technique adopted to manage one’s time and daily activities more efficiently. While people with limb loss may use prostheses or wheelchairs to solve basic mobility challenges, amputees ...
Amputees Share Their Hacks For Making Life Easier, And Better.

Amputees Share Their Hacks For Making Life Easier, And Better.

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When The Phantom Strikes

When The Phantom Strikes

HOW TO COPE WITH PHANTOM LIMB PAIN ...
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