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Can New Mom Femita Ayanbeku Deliver a Paralympic Medal?

Can New Mom Femita Ayanbeku Deliver a Paralympic Medal?

Femita Ayanbeku gave birth to her first baby in January. Next month in Paris, the amputee track star will attempt ...
Melissa Stockwell Comes Back for a Paralympic Encore

Melissa Stockwell Comes Back for a Paralympic Encore

Melissa Stockwell always thought the Tokyo Paralympics would be her last competitive triathlon. But instead of relaxing in retirement, she'll ...
Who to Watch in the Paralympic Track and Field Trials

Who to Watch in the Paralympic Track and Field Trials

The US Paralympic Track and Field Trials begin tomorrow in Miramar, Florida. Dozens of amputee athletes will be vying for ...
More Insured Americans = Fewer Amputations

More Insured Americans = Fewer Amputations

According to a new study, amputation rates among people with advanced vascular disease have dropped sharply since the Affordable Care ...
Kasey Galik Normalizes Disability in Gym Class

Kasey Galik Normalizes Disability in Gym Class

Few educators have done more than Kasey Galik to destigmatize disability. That makes her a perfect ambassador for Easterseals’ “Disability ...
Another Step Forward for Brain-Controlled Bionic Limbs

Another Step Forward for Brain-Controlled Bionic Limbs

MIT researchers have reached another milestone in the quest to develop brain-controlled bionic legs. A new device gives amputees unprecedented ...
Cybathlon Will Allow Athletes to Compete Using Powered Prostheses, Exoskeletons

Cybathlon Will Allow Athletes to Compete Using Powered Prostheses, Exoskeletons

Image courtesy of NCCR Robotics. Posted March 27, 2014 The Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Robotics, Lausanne, ...

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 ...
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