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SMART SOCKETS FOR AMPUTEES ARE ON THE HORIZON

SMART SOCKETS FOR AMPUTEES ARE ON THE HORIZON

Meet the researchers who are developing smart sockets for amputees that promise to increase the comfort, function, and performance of prosthetic limbs ...
The Amputee Admirals Who Outfought Napoleon

The Amputee Admirals Who Outfought Napoleon

One of the most powerful war machines in history—the British Royal Navy of the Napoleonic Era—actively groomed amputees for its leadership ranks ...
10 Things to Know About Amputee TV Star Zyra Gorecki

10 Things to Know About Amputee TV Star Zyra Gorecki

Zyra Gorecki is the first amputee actor to land a major role on a network TV series. Here are some key things to know about the "La Brea" co-star ...
Finding a Financial Advisor Who’s Right for You

Finding a Financial Advisor Who’s Right for You

As an amputee or the family member of an amputee, you may have unique needs when it comes to finances. Here's how to find a compatible financial advisor ...

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 ...

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