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Grateful Boston man shows off his double arm transplant

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(CNN) — A 40-year-old quad amputee was all thank yous at a news conference Tuesday at a Boston-area hospital as he showed off his two new arm transplants. 261 more words


I Have a Name… Michael Shayne Spurgeon

“Once I started taking Prozac for a bit my spirits lifted and it just sort of leveled out.” — Mike

Mike is a gregarious 57-year-old who helps his friend Beth make ends meet every month, and vice-versa. 628 more words


Boston man shows off his successful double-arm transplant

(CNN) — A 40-year-old quad amputee was all thank you’s at a news conference Tuesday at a Boston-area hospital as he showed off his two new arm transplants. 284 more words


INSPIRATIONAL - Bilateral Amputee Relearning To Skateboard

Ian Parkinson (aka Sergeant Stubs) has a simple motivation for his audience…

“The overarching intent for this channel will be to host a series of “How to” videos that will instruct those on how to manipulate their environments using prosthetic, or other medical devices, as well as demonstrate one’s ability to re-connect with “normal” living through videos of an active lifestyle; e.g. 24 more words

Back on his Feet

Taking pictures during an official visit has never been my favorite activities in photography. The usual same handshaking, the same discussion, the same attitudes and the same problems to manage (remain discrete, try to fit as many VIP as possible in the frame, avoid people looking at me, etc…). 58 more words

2015 O&P Industry Meeting Schedule

To assist with planning your 2015 Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics Industry education and product showcase schedule, here’s a list of events, dates, and locations we’ve compiled for O&P practitioners, technicians, students, and staff. 342 more words

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Model'sOf Diversity Breaking Barriers One of the Largest Modeling Campaign's to represent individuals with Disabilities in the UK and US

At first glance of the fashion industry does not seem welcoming to individual’s with disabilities it is campaign groups like Model’s of Diversity that help working models gain exposure .Below I conducted an interview  with the Director of Models with Disabilities Chelsea Jay to find out how this company is changing the image of the fashion industry. 318 more words