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Amputee Coalition’s Limb Loss Awareness Month Launches on April 1

Manassas, VA – The Amputee Coalition’s Limb Loss Awareness Month launches on April 1. This annual event’s goal is to spread awareness about limb loss and limb difference and serve as a catalyst for change to improve the lives of the over ...continue.

Over 100 Amputee Coalition Advocates Will Meet with Congressional Representatives April 9

Manassas, VA – The Amputee Coalition’s Advocacy Team announced that over 100 advocates will meet with Congressional representatives on April 9 in Washington, D.C. Chief Policy and Programs Officer Dan Ignaszewski said that this is among the largest Hill Days that the ...continue.

A Celebration of Artistic and Unique Prosthetics

This post celebrates four artists and prosthetists who are reducing the stigma of limb loss through their artistic and unique prosthetics. ...continue.

Confessions of a Comic Book Guy–I Haven’t Seen This Before

Last year (see "Confessions of a Comic Book Guy - Disney's Next Breakout Star") I wrote about how on the reboot of DuckTales there had been a season-long mystery concerning the whereabouts of Della Duck (twin sister of Donald and mother of Huey, Dewey, ...continue.
Cast on table for partial foot and toe amputees

FAQ For Partial-Foot and Toe Amputees

Losing part of your foot or some of your toes does not mean you have lost the ability to live your life to the fullest. You have the benefit of learning from the countless others who have gone through both trauma and ...continue.

Della Duck, a cartoon figure with a disability

Della Duck is a brave and resourceful fowl, the sort that refuses to be defeated by a solo crash landing on the moon — even when it costs her a leg.Della, an elusive and lesser-known member of the Donald Duck family, took ...continue.