Issue Contents - 2008 Mar/Apr

Articles

HOTSpot News - Brain injuries can change ...

The horrible reality of Traumatic Brain Injury (a frequent by-product or road accidents) should help everyone to change mindsets ...

HOTSpot News - Announcement of national ...

At the close of the SWASAP National Wheelchair Rugby Championships the following players were named in the National Squad.

Reader Profile - Having it all

Like many working mothers Lesa Bradshaw has a busy schedule between running her business, looking after her daughter Savannah ...

Reader Profile - The model builder

Moses Masibi lives in Mabopane, north of Pretoria, where he grew up. He was born with a birth defect that has led to his growth ...

Book Reviews

The Art of Fundraising; Look at me

Rolling Sport - Paralympic Games 2008

The Paralympic Games is an elite, multi-sport event for athletes with physical, mental and sensorial disabilities. It is held every ...

QASA News - QASA / Momentum Fund ...

QASA delivered a Sustainability Workshop in Johannesburg on the 3rd and 4th of March. The workshop was funded by the Momentum Fund

QASA News - Corne Krige Races for Change

Competing in this year's Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle tour was extra special for former Springbok rugby captain Corne Krige as he ...

QASA News - QASA is the leading disability ...

QASA is the leading disability agency serving spinal cord injured and mobility impaired in South Africa.

Wheelchair Basketball South Africa

There was great anticipation and excitement as Mandeville saw the official opening of the 2008 SuperSport Wheelchair Basketball ...

News & Views - The sky's the limit for the ...

Global market leader of the international express and logistics industry, DHL has shown support for Wheelchair Basketball South ...

News & Views - Disability and Prison

It's a harsh fact of life that disabling injuries don't discriminate. They happen to people in all walks of life, and on both sides ...

News & Views - Lack Of Skill At Hospitals

High turnover and rotation of rehabilitation staff at hospitals is endangering disabled patients. The requisite skill and knowledge ...

Road Test - Vote for Vito

The reason for this is simple; the driver�s seat soars 88cm above ground level. That means there is at least a 40cm height ...

Telkom Swimming - When Dreams beckon and ...

"I believe you must never give up your dreams. You must reach for the stars, regardless of the fact that they are so high above

Columnists

The Birth Place of Nelson Mandela

For many years we have been hearing about the developments at Qunu in the Eastern Cape to commemorate Nelson Mandela's birth place, ...

Dyslexia and Technology

In Part 2 of the article on switches and software, we look at Penfriend and its use with Dyslexia.

Take a Long Drag

Is it really worth it?

Nine Million Bicycles in Beijing

So claims Katie Melua in her very catchy and melodic ballad.

Hand and Foot Controls

With the lack of accessible public transport in South Africa, being able to drive is an important part of being independent. RI ...

Inexperienced With Sex

Q: I have had a disability since childhood, am in my twenties, but have never had sex. Now I've met someone I really like, and I think

Sanparks Update 2008

Every now and then I get the urge to find out what new accessibility features have been added to our country's 20 plus National Parks

Goodbye

The year has hardly started, we have packed away the Christmas decorations - and out on the shelves are the Easter eggs! Should we ...