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Amputee Filmmakers Shine in 2024 Disability Film Challenge

Amputee Filmmakers Shine in 2024 Disability Film Challenge

It was another record-setting year for the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge, with 136 entries. And as always, films by amputee ...
Do Running Blades Give Amputee Sprinters an Unfair Advantage?

Do Running Blades Give Amputee Sprinters an Unfair Advantage?

Ever since Oscar Pistorius began racing nondisabled sprinters, sports scientists have been debating whether running blades give amputee athletes an ...
Amplitude's Awareness Aces for #LLLDAM

Amplitude’s Awareness Aces for #LLLDAM

To celebrate Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month, we combed Amplitude’s print and digital archives to find amputees with ...
Disabled Vet Frances Rivera Has Wind in Her Sails

Disabled Vet Frances Rivera Has Wind in Her Sails

As one of the nation's top amputee kiteboarders, Frances Rivera is way more comfortable gliding over water than snow. But ...
The Smartest Guy in the Room

The Smartest Guy in the Room

When Phil Skiff evaluates federal grant applications, he’s typically the only reviewer without a PhD. But as a below-knee amputee, ...
Tips for Right-sizing Your Prosthesis Cost

Tips for Right-sizing Your Prosthesis Cost

The prosthetic marketplace seems designed to make amputees feel helpless. Here are some practical tips to help you get a ...

Evan Strong Featured on Wheaties Box

Posted March 24, 2014 General Mills, Minneapolis, Minnesota, announced that Paralympic snowboard-cross gold medalist Evan Strong will appear on an ...

Amputee Coalition Launches Survey about Prosthetic Provider Expectations

Posted March 19, 2014 The Amputee Coalition has created a survey to learn more about an amputee's prosthetic provider experience ...

Steve Cash Named U.S. Flag Bearer for 2014 Paralympic Winter Games Closing Ceremony

Posted March 17, 2014 The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announced that three-time Paralympian and sled hockey goalie Steve Cash ...

Phantom Limb Pain Study Participants Sought

Posted March 12, 2014 Researchers at the Center for Clinical Research, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, are now enrolling patients for the ...
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