Posts Tagged 'prosthesis'

Robotic Limbs To Do Away with Wheelchairs?

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In 2005, when Hailey Daniswicz was twelve, the now sophomore at Northwestern University lost her leg due to bone cancer.  At the age of 14, she made the life changing decision to amputate a leg that had lost its usability to the disease.  “Finally I reached a point where I thought my quality of life would be better if I had an amputation and got around on a prosthetic,” she said.

Posted by Melissa May 09, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Student Born Without Hands Wins Handwriting Award

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Fifth-grader Nicholas Maxim received a unique award Monday for his participation in Zaner-Bloser’s 20th annual National Handwriting Contest.

Posted by Jennifer Green Apr 07, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized 1 Comment