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Psychedelic Guide Randy Layman Specializes in Amputee Healing

Psychedelic Guide Randy Layman Specializes in Amputee Healing

After losing his left leg below the knee in a 2022 motorcycle accident, Randy Layman carved out a unique niche ...
TandemStride: A New Digital Platform for Amputee Peer Support

TandemStride: A New Digital Platform for Amputee Peer Support

TandemStride is a digital peer-to-peer support platform that offers holistic solutions to everyday challenges of adjusting to disability. It begins ...
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 ...
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 ...

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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 ...
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 ...
Limb Loss and Preservation Registry Enters New Era

Limb Loss and Preservation Registry Enters New Era

There’s some big news to report about the the Limb Loss and Preservation Registry, which in just two years has ...
Prosthetic Insurance Reform: A Cost-cutting Investment in Amputees' Health

Prosthetic Insurance Reform: A Cost-cutting Investment in Amputees’ Health

A new study shows that prosthetic insurance for amputees can be vastly expanded with negligible impact on premiums, while sharply ...
2024 Paralympics: Team USA's Comeback Kids

2024 Paralympics: Team USA’s Comeback Kids

Whenever a medal contender misses the Paralympics for some reason, it’s a tough pill to swallow. The wait for redemption ...
Happiness Ambushed Amputee Veteran John Wade

Happiness Ambushed Amputee Veteran John Wade

After losing his leg in a truck accident, 17-year Army veteran John Wade realized he had a choice to make: ...
Amputee Grandparent Hacks: Seeing Disney World

Amputee Grandparent Hacks: Seeing Disney World

Five years losing his right leg, Jim Lanahan was ready to take his grandkids to Disney World—a big milestone on ...
Bringing Common Sense to Medical Research

Bringing Common Sense to Medical Research

When Phil Skiff sits down to review grant applications, he’s typically the only person in the room without a PhD ...
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