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UPDATE: For Patients Who Need Surgery, Prehab Pays

UPDATE: For Patients Who Need Surgery, Prehab Pays

An inexpensive program to help surgery patients get physically and mentally ready for their upcoming operations may help reduce overall ...
Woman of Steel

Woman of Steel

In this eight-minute documentary, Ashley Young discusses how growing up missing part of her right arm affected her early life ...
2020 National Disability Employment Awareness Month

2020 National Disability Employment Awareness Month

The US Department of Labor announced that “Increasing Access and Opportunity” is the theme for October’s annual observance of National ...
BEYOND LAUGHTER: Amputee Comedy and Activism

BEYOND LAUGHTER: Amputee Comedy and Activism

Comedy can play an important role in challenging people to address critical social issues, according to Lauren Feldman, PhD, an associate ...

The Bionic Bunch Volume 1: Mayhem at the Toronto Fair

The Bionic Bunch Volume 1: Mayhem at the Toronto Fair

By Kyanne Stennett Illustrated by Romont Willy Children with disabilities struggle to find books that feature characters that look like ...

Use Tracking Tools to Help You Meet Your Activity Goals

Whether you are still self-quarantining or not, it’s important to continue to get the proper amount of physical activity to ...

Adaptive vs Inclusive: Words Matter

Retailers and brands such as Kohl’s, Nike, Target, Tommy Hilfiger, and Zappos have recently launched adaptive apparel lines, and economists ...
Navigating the Confusing World of Amputee Acronyms

Navigating the Confusing World of Amputee Acronyms

Ever been reading an amputee-related magazine, blog, or social media post and seen DBKA, RAEA, O&P, CPO, PT, OT, BBKA, ...
Coming Full Circle: From Being Helped to Helping Others

Coming Full Circle: From Being Helped to Helping Others

Richard Lucas Slusher, 27, was born missing his right arm below the elbow. Amplitude spoke with Richard about his experiences ...
Single and The Retreat

Single and The Retreat

If you’d like to see more amputees portrayed by amputees in film, you might be interested in the 15-minute film ...
Limb Loss Doesn't End Model's Dream

Limb Loss Doesn’t End Model’s Dream

After losing her left leg as a result of being hit by an intoxicated driver in December 2014, 20-year-old Paola ...
Good and Bad News on the Film Front

Good and Bad News on the Film Front

How little—and how—people with disabilities are portrayed in films has long been criticized. This year, however, the See Jane 2020 ...

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