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    Runway Model Fashions One of World's Most Advanced Limbs

    Rebekah Marine, a New Jersey-based congenital amputee, almost gave up on her dream of becoming a fashion model when a casting director told her she would never make it.

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    Amputee OT's Lego Leg

    Amputee Christina Stephens has become a YouTube sensation with over 1.6 million views of her making a prosthetic leg out of Lego (click here for video) in the name of fun and a formidable attitude.

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    Tracking Fitness For Wheelchair Users

    Fitness trackers routinely measure physical activity such as running and cycling and encourage people to stand up and walk around throughout the day. But what if you are in a wheelchair?

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    The Faces of Disability

    When you hear the word – disability – what faces do you picture? What are they doing? Are they young or old, sedentary or active, struggling or laughing? Actually, there is no proper definition for disability. Disabilities are something that affects over 20 million families in the United States. It is all around us.

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    AllPro AllStars on Instagram

    Because dreams are filled with limitless possibilities when amputees wear the new AllPro foot from Fillauer, we’ve started this instagram page to show you the amazing and sometimes simple things these AllStars can do now that they wear the AllPro. Follow us to see what AllPro AllStars are up to and encourage them in their journey.

    Amputee Coalition Cruise

    The 2nd Amputee Coalition Cruise, Dec. 8-15, 2013 on board RCCL's Navigator of The Seas, was a huge success! Old friendships were renewed and new friendships were formed from the moment we all gathered.

    Awesome Amputee Cruise

    Our next Amputee Cruise is scheduled to set sail on board Royal Caribbean's ALLURE OF THE SEAS. We will depart Ft. Lauderdale on Sunday, February 12 and return on Sunday, February 19, 2017.

    Back in the Saddle

    Norman Steiner (above-knee), an avid horseback rider, brought his horse Irish to his appointment at A Step Ahead Prosthetics in Hicksville, NY, so his prosthesis could be properly customized for riding.

    Build a Blade

    Kids can build a running blade fit for a Paralympian! Ottobock Healthcare, a partner of the Paralympic Games since 1988, has created a resource pack to provide teachers of sciences and Physical Education in both primary and secondary schools with engaging materials around the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

    C-Leg 4 Announced

    Ottobock continues the industry-leading tradition of improving outcomes for amputees with the launch of the C-Leg 4 microprocessor knee. With studies citing increased stability and reduced falls,

    Camp Counsel

    Summer camps, in all their glory, can be scary for some kids too. Most so, in the days leading up to the great adventure. Maybe even more so for kids with disabilities. That was me. And decades later, I still remember the anxiety - fear of the unknown. How will the other kids react to my artificial arms,  what I look like, what I’ll be capable of doing?

    My guess is that kind of worrying for some kids hasn’t changed in years gone by. But what has, is that with specialized camps of all kinds to choose from, the wonderment of the camp experience need not be out of reach for any child, regardless of ability.

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    Hockey Pool

    It's not too late to register for the CAHC Hockey Pool! Sign up now for a chance to win $500 and support The Canadian Amputee Hockey Committee. First game Nov. 2, 2013.

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    2012 Champions

    Since its inception, the team iced by the Committee has proven to be a force to be reckoned with…undefeated in international competition, and the winners of 6 consecutive ISIHF World Championships.

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