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AmpSurf is a non-profit organization that helps amputees find freedom on the water! It was established to promote, inspire, educate, and rehabilitate (PIER™) adaptive surfing and other outdoor activities.
Johns Hopkins University Senior Design Team
Amputees Can Now Get High-Heeled Prosthetics
Students at Johns Hopkins University have developed a prosthetic foot that can adapt to heels up to four inches high.
Designing Medical Devices for the Poorest Four Billion
My plea is - particularly to funders - to focus support on the valley of death between proof-of-concept and commercialization. Without it, there is no impact at scale.
Stunning Photos Of Women With Disabilities Showcase Their Beauty And Strength
Dalzell uses a wheelchair due to transverse myelitis. She feels beautiful because of the strength she uses each day to achieve
14 People Who Lost Limbs But Not Their Sense Of Humor
For those of us who have never lost a limb, it's impossible to really understand the type of physical and emotional trauma
Using 3D Printing And Design To Change The Way We Look At Disability
Entrepreneur and writer. Author of 'Identified.'
Yet for all the progress that has been made, these devices still look cold, industrial, and impersonal. Ricks explained, the
DARPA's New Robotic Limb Will Let Amputees Feel Again
Mind-controlled robotic limbs have, in some form, existed for a while: As early as 2010, the Defense Advanced Research Projects
In Support of Limb Loss Awareness Month
Professor of Theater, Ursinus College
April is Limb Loss Awareness Month. Our nation has become all too aware of limb loss this April as a result of the Boston bombings. I am not an amputee myself, but I share a connection with the amputee community because of my dogs, both of whom are missing limbs and are certified therapy dogs.
Phantom Limb Syndrome Possible In Non-Amputees & Elicits Reaction, Researchers Say (VIDEO)
In phantom limb syndrome, people suffer from the illusion that a limb exists even if it is missing. Doctors have known of
War's Grim Toll: Among More Than 50,000 Combat Wounded, 1,500 Amputees
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Clare And Ceri Morgan, Newlywed Couple, Spend Honeymoon Savings On Sick Dog's Surgery
Nearly all pet owners, or 97 percent, said they would cancel a spa treatment or massage for themselves in order to pay for
Pentagon Denies Help For Afghan War Wounded With Genital Loss
TEDxStanford Opens Its Doors Today With Free Live Streaming
Founder, Palo Alto High Media Arts and CLO, ExplorePlanet3
In just two short years, Krista Donaldson and her team at D-Rev have changed the lives of over 3,500 people in India. Donaldson is one of 21 outstanding speakers at TEDxStanford that you can watch live on LiveStreaming today.
Afghan War Casualties Remain High and Increasingly Severe
HuffPost Greatest Person Of The Day: Dr. Dick Traum Inspires Disabled Veterans, Athletes
Another key facet of Achilles is the Freedom Team, which Traum founded after visiting the Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Afghanistan War's Enduring Legacy: A Surge In U.S. Troops Suffering Double And Triple Amputations
Amputations Surging In Afghanistan Among U.S. Troops
The number of U.S. soldiers who have suffered amputations in Afghanistan has increased sharply over last year as more troops
Don't Overlook People With Disabilities in Haiti
Director of Protection, Women's Refugee Commission
The emergency response and reconstruction efforts in Haiti are opportunities to amend past neglect and discrimination, and assist persons with disabilities to live richer, more dignified lives.
Veterans Advocates Worried About Care For Troops Wounded In Afghan Surge
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