Issue Contents - 2007 Mar/Apr

Articles

HOTspot News - Quick Suction Rail

The Quick Rail is an innovative, easy to use portable grab bar to assist seniors, kids, injured or mobility challenged people. This ...

HOTspot News - Wheelchair Game Viewer

Game Viewer SA specialises in building game viewing vehicles for the tourism industry. The company has developed this special ...

HOTspot News - Cape Town hosts Disabled ...

The 10th Nedbank SA Disabled Golf Open 2007 takes place at Erinvale in Cape Town from 14 to 17 May 2007. According to South African ...

HOTspot News - Hermanus Disability Race 2007

The beautiful town of Hermanus is proud to host the first ever Wheels and Runners Relay Race, sponsored by Checkers.

In-depth Issues - Stem cell therapy - does ...

In a public service TV advertisement recorded about a week before his death, Christopher Reeve urged Californians to support a ...

Martial ARTIST

Before his injury, Dieter Marzinger trained the army�s Special Forces troops how to kill with their bare hands. Now, he ...

All for one and one for all

Martin Dombo, born in Kliptown, Gauteng, shares his birthday with the famous Freedom Charter. The third of six children, he grew up ...

Enthusiasm abounds!

Franciske Steinberg is mad about sport, especially cricket.

Fearnley wins Outeniqua

Citizens of George, a small town in the southern Cape, lined the streets recently to watch hundreds of athletes participate in the ...

Logistics of World Class Swimming

Last year's IPC Swimming World Championships that took place at Kings Park Aquatic Centre in Durban was a major feather in the cap ...

Sport Prosthetics

With the ever increasing awareness of disabled sport, and the high media profiles of amputee athletes such as Oscar Pistorius, ...

Subaru is ACCESSIBLE!

This regular feature will focus on disabled motoring matters, giving readers inside info on disabled-friendly vehicles, hand ...

Where Rehab Matters

RehabMatters is the culmination of years of hopes and dreams of providing a facility where people with any aspect of disability or ...

HECTIC Electric

I work as a Fleet Maintenance Controller for Eskom. I was originally trained as an earth-moving equipment mechanic, and I still ...

QASA News - First Graduates from Tokologo

The first thirty learners to complete the Microsoft Unlimited Potential course at the Tokologo Digital Village & Computer Centre, ...

QASA News - Beach Wheelchair at Herold's Bay

On 18 December last year the Rotary Club of George presented a beach wheelchair to the Herold's Bay community. The wheelchair is ...

QASA News - Free State revived!

After years of little action, the QuadPara Association of the Free State (QAFS) elected a new committee in November 2006, tasked ...

Columnists

Accessibility is an environmental issue

Global warming and climate change are perennial high-profile topics that should be taken seriously. Read the book called 'Heat' by ...

Prevent Pressure!

Foundations of Good Skin Care in Your Chair from the Bottom Up!

Stem cell therapy - does it only work for some?

In a public service TV advertisement recorded about a week before his death, Christopher Reeve urged Californians to support a ...

Switches for All

Technology, when used wisely and appropriately, can open the doors to writing, communicating and interacting for the disabled. It ...

Developing a return-to-workplace strategy

There is confusion about how a person with a disability can be reintegrated into the workplace after injury.

Disabled Sport in the New South Africa

Andy Scott was recently inducted to the Hall of Fame and wrote the foreword to the book commemorating its inauguration. He is a ...

Can I Have Casual Sex?

Gary Karp is a T12 paraplegic and is a writer, editor, speaker and advocate for disability issues. He lives in San Francisco with ...

Car Hire Services

Where do you go to hire a car adapted with hand controls?

Canoeing and Kayaking

"Paddling is freedom from my wheelchair and a sense of being equal on the water that. A body that is uncooperative on land becomes ...

Cradle of Humankind

I have always been fascinated about where we might have originated from. As a child I had happily explored the many caves that are ...

Are QuadParas being sidelined?

Are we using the right process to access government to bring about changes to the disability grant – both in the inadequate ...