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An amputee says he was left ‘crawling across the floor’ after airline security confiscated his scooter batteries

By Madeline Holcombe, CNN | Updated 2:58 AM ET, Thu May 2, 2019 A Canadian amputee is petitioning to have his case heard by the Canadian Human Rights Commission after an official with the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) at a Calgary airport ...continue.

Gluten-Free Vegan Eats and Limb Difference: Our Interview With Alexis Hillyard of Stump Kitchen

We sat down with Alexis Hillyard to discuss her web show Stump Kitchen, cooking with limb difference, and how she helps promote limb difference awareness. ...continue.
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The Amputee Coalition’s National Limb Loss Resource Center (NLLRC) is extending its hours of support!

We are pleased to announce that the Amputee Coalition’s National Limb Loss Resource Center (NLLRC) is extending its hours of support. Starting Monday, April 29, the NLLRC will be available from 8am to 7pm, Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. These extended hours will ...continue.
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Neuroprosthetic Limbs: Exploring the Future of Prosthetics

Brain-controlled neuroprosthetic limbs are being actively developed and tested. This post explores the current advances of neuroprosthetics and where the field is heading. ...continue.
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Limb Loss Awareness Month Show Your Mettle Giveaway Winners

Show Your Mettle: To demonstrate one’s true character.  Also, to proudly wear/show off your prosthesis and other assistive devices. Amputee Coalition has been encouraging everyone with limb loss/limb difference to post a photo of yourselves wearing your prosthesis, in your wheelchair or ...continue.
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3D Printed Prosthetics: Kid-Designed, Tested and Approved

3D printing has enabled a DIY prosthetics movement. Check out these three inspiring programs and stories of kids who design and build prosthetics. ...continue.