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Barrel Of Laughs - Amputee Humor: Funny Or Offensive?

Barrel Of Laughs – Amputee Humor: Funny Or Offensive?

Words Elizabeth Bokfi “How are you doing these days, with that little peg leg of yours?” said an acquaintance of ...
Back To Life - Overcoming Negativity And Finding Meaning After Limb Loss

Back To Life – Overcoming Negativity And Finding Meaning After Limb Loss

Amputation is much more than a physical loss. It is a permanent alteration of one’s natural body, usually accompanied by ...
Mosha, The Elephant Who Just Would Not Give Up

Mosha, The Elephant Who Just Would Not Give Up

Written by Aston Heath, Illustrated by Kata Upama In this illustrated children’s book, an amputee elephant named Mosha overcomes difficulty ...
Invictus Games Scheduled For Thursday

Invictus Games Scheduled For Thursday

More than 550 wounded, ill, and injured service men and women from 18 allied nations are expected to compete in ...
Get Moving For Happiness

Get Moving For Happiness

mental health conditions. However, less is known about the impact of physical activity on positive mental health conditions, such as ...
Finding A Way

Finding A Way

Victor Meier’s story is not about only having one arm. His story is about tenaciously finding a way to do ...
How Will You Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month?

How Will You Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month?

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced that this year’s official National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) theme will be ...
The Cost Of Non-optimized Medications

The Cost Of Non-optimized Medications

Researchers at the University of California (UC) San Diego estimate that illness and death resulting from non-optimized medication therapy costs ...
Free Books Available For Wheelchair Users

Free Books Available For Wheelchair Users

If you use a wheelchair, you may want to get the following free books from Wheel:Life, an online community that ...
Depressed? Check Your Medicine Cabinet

Depressed? Check Your Medicine Cabinet

A study from University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) researchers suggests that more than one-third of U.S. adults may be ...
Fewer Dental Visits By Diabetics Concerning

Fewer Dental Visits By Diabetics Concerning

Adults with diabetes are less likely to visit the dentist than people with prediabetes or without diabetes, according to a ...
Companies Launch New  Disability Image Collection

Companies Launch New Disability Image Collection

Oath, a global media and technology company, announced a partnership with the National Disability Leadership Alliance (NDLA) and Getty Images ...
How The Range Of Motion Project Is Changing Lives

How The Range Of Motion Project Is Changing Lives

Providing orthotic and prosthetic services to underprivileged communities is a challenge. In many cases, financial status determines whether or not ...
Painting A New Life - Art Comes From The Heart, Not The Hands

Painting A New Life – Art Comes From The Heart, Not The Hands

A summer day a decade ago changed the course of Dustin Maxwell’s life. “The accident was on July 20, 2008 ...

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