“I love my life, and I believe I have been put on this planet, in this condition, for a purpose, to inspire others to live their lives to the fullest and love themselves for who they are. I embrace that purpose, with all my heart. This is God’s plan for me. I see that now, and I am grateful.”
Paul De Gelder, australian Army / Navy Special forces, was attacked by a bull shark during a routine work day training for bomb diffusing. Paul has an incredible story and has accomplished an incredible amount of conservation, 3x published author, television show host, public speaker, and all around super human. Positivity and motivation are a huge reason why im such a fan of this guy.
April is Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month. Every day, more than 500 people in the U.S. lose a limb. By 2050, the Amputee Coalition estimates that the number of people with limb loss will nearly double. The loss of a limb can happen for numerous reasons, everything from an accident to diabetes or even cancer.
Prosthetics can be very expensive, but they can help people to regain their independence and to do the things they enjoy. In addition to the types of prosthetics listed above, there are also a number of other types of prosthetics that are available.
Joseph Frederick Engelberger, nacido el 26 de julio de 1925 en Nueva York y fallecido el 1 de diciembre de 2015 en Newtown, fue un destacado físico, ingeniero y emprendedor estadounidense. Su contribución al campo de la robótica industrial le valió el apodo de “Padre de la Robótica Industrial”.
Rosalina Oktavia finds strength in sharing her story with her online community she said: Whether you are disabled, fat, thin, tall or short, it is crucial to understand that you are beautiful and that you can always be proud of yourself, no matter what. Life is too short to worry about your body, so you must always keep smiling and think positively. Don’t care what others think about you and never give up on your dreams!
One of America’s most decorated athletes of all-time, a speaker, author, advocate and sports personality. She said: “With the never ending support of my family, I understood that the only thing that was going to impact my future was my attitude towards my life.”
Emery Vanderburgh co-founded the advocacy group Ampuseek because of the challenges she faced getting funding for a prosthetic leg.
Jess Quinn has a passion for helping people overcome adversity and insecurity using her own experiences. Since losing her right leg to cancer at the age of 9, Jess has refused to let that stand in her way of living life to its fullest with a core passion for helping others overcome their physical and mental setbacks along the way.
Co Founder of CyborgNest. The company Cyborg Nest is developing an augmentation of our senses with the Sentero. Thought leader and keynote speaker, presenting and building a positive future where the world learns from each step taken, one step at a time. Over a decade of experience in creating cutting edge technology for impact in the fields of Sensory Enhancement and Human Rights.
Brought up in LA, the athletic daughter of two former models, Wasser turned down a basketball scholarship to embark on her own career in fashion. “Growing up, [my body] was something that I thought was untouchable,” she muses. After her amputation, Wasser describes how she had to rebuild herself “from the inside out and really see what life was about – that it was about so much more than just the physical form”.
Neil Harbisson identifies himself both as a cyborg; he feels he is technology, and as a transpecies; he no longer feels 100% human. His artwork explores identity, human perception, the connection between sight and sound and the use of artistic expression via new sensory inputs. In 2010, he co-founded the Cyborg Foundation with Moon Ribas, an international organization that aims to help humans become cyborgs, defend cyborg rights and promote cyborg art. In 2017, he co-founded the Transpecies Society, an association that gives voice to people with non-human identities and defends the freedom of self-design.
The most technological implants in the body (female) is 52 and was achieved by Anastasia Synn (USA) on the set of Lo Show dei Record in Milan, Italy, on 2 February 2023.
Anastasia has various interactive, technological implants with the most poignant being multiple tributes to her late husband.