Superhero Cyborgs Assemble Once Again

Superhero Cyborgs Assemble Once Again

  • 18 08 2017

In one day, eight kids turned themselves into the ultimate superhero upgrades this weekend in the Boston area....

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Please stop staring at me

Please stop staring at me

  • 18 08 2017

I know you're just a child, clearly you don't know any better, yet why don't your parents say something? I could try to be polite, I should try to be polite, after all I am the adult and you the child, but I tired of this cycle....

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Componentry - Upper Limb

Componentry - Upper Limb

  • 18 08 2017

When it comes to upper limb amputation and subsequent prosthetic fitting, little is understood about this very specialised procedure....

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Microsoft's Xbox Prosthetic Avatars Need Better Game Settings

Microsoft's Xbox Prosthetic Avatars Need Better Game Settings

  • 18 08 2017

This week is huge in the video game world....

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Celebrating differences in a political sea of anger

Celebrating differences in a political sea of anger

  • 17 11 2016

For the majority of my life, I worked as a journalist or when I was younger, I planned to become a journalist....

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Project Unicorn Spreads Glitter Across DC

  • 14 07 2016

Sorry for the time gap, but I felt the need to take a little break from posting last week....

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Project Unicorn Spreads Glitter Across DC

  • 14 07 2016

Sorry for the time gap, but I felt the need to take a little break from posting last week....

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3D Printing with Wonder Woman Power

3D Printing with Wonder Woman Power

  • 24 03 2016

The Born Just Right community is a stunning group of people....

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Marissa - My life with Amniotic Band Syndrome

  • 25 02 2016

We received this wonderfully uplifting blogpost from Marissa Shouse, a joung woman who was born with amniotic band syndrome and who lives in the USA....

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How Surgery Improved my Limb Difference

  • 05 02 2016

Lois Corrigan from California sent us her personal account of living with lower limb impairment and how medical intervention has improved her life....

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SHARED EXPERIENCE - Chapter 4 - The impact on others

SHARED EXPERIENCE - Chapter 4 - The impact on others

  • 11 01 2016

By Charlotte Fielder - We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak ~ Epictetus What did others do around you in those early months? What helped and what was unhelpful? As I started to collate the responses for this question, I was reminded of several lines of verse I heard on the radio a few years back....

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Stepping Out with Kayla Woods

Stepping Out with Kayla Woods

  • 11 01 2016

Our daughter Kayla was born with a condition called Tibial Hemimelia - an abnormality of the tibia bone....

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Hair Ties and Hair Dryers

Hair Ties and Hair Dryers

  • 11 01 2016

Anyone who knows me personally would be shocked to know how many hair dryers I have owned over the years....

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Answering Questions on the Disney Parks Moms Panel

Answering Questions on the Disney Parks Moms Panel

  • 11 01 2016

It's official! I'm a Disney Parks Moms Panelist....

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American Girl Didn't Say No

American Girl Didn't Say No

  • 10 01 2016

Getting the world to think little differently about limb differences is often challenging....

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SHARED EXPERIENCES - Chapter 3 - Baby is here!

SHARED EXPERIENCES - Chapter 3 - Baby is here!

  • 10 01 2016

By Charlotte Fielder - The human spirit is stronger than anything that can happen to it ~ C....

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SHARED EXPERIENCES - Chapter 2 - Before the birth

SHARED EXPERIENCES - Chapter 2 - Before the birth

  • 21 09 2015

By Charlotte Fielder Babies are such a nice way to start people ~ Don Herrold If you knew about your child's limb deficiency before your child was born, what situations arose and how did you deal with them? About half of the respondents found out about their baby's limb deficiency during the pregnancy....

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Reconstructive Surgery: WHEN and HOW?

Reconstructive Surgery: WHEN and HOW?

  • 14 08 2015

Alright readers, I need some reader participation to make this post helpful....

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Mel's story

  • 14 08 2015

Meet Mel, a 10 year old girl born with a hand difference....

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Have Fun and Stay Safe

  • 12 08 2015

The recent rollercoaster disaster at the British theme park, Alton Towers, has drawn attention to safety concerns at the start of the busy European holiday season....

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Growing Up with a Limb Difference

  • 03 08 2015

by Simone Illger I was born in 1962 with shortened arms and legs as a consequence of the drug thalidomide, taken by my mother when she was pregnant with me....

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Fact sheet - Returning to School after a Limb Amputation

Fact sheet - Returning to School after a Limb Amputation

  • 28 07 2015

When your child returns to kindergarten, pre-school or school after a limb amputation it can be a stressful and emotional time for you, your child and the rest of your family....

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A whole new arm experience

A whole new arm experience

  • 28 07 2015

Jordan has focused a lot of her prosthetic use on specific tasks - mainly activities like biking and kayaking....

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Fact Sheet 9 - Primary and Secondary School Years

Fact Sheet 9 - Primary and Secondary School Years

  • 21 07 2015

The primary and secondary school education years are a significant period in the life of children, young people and their parents....

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