Issue Contents - 2008 Sep/Oct


Road Schmuccident Fund

A man is out for a ride on his motor bike when a car coming from the opposite direction moves onto the wrong side of the road and

DHL Flyers Wrap Up 2008!

2008 has come to a close and they had a fairly good season, remaining in sixth position. According to the DHL Flyers team manager, ...

News & Views - CE Mobility now in Rivonia

CE Mobility has opened a new branch in at Rehab Matters - 1 De La Rey Rd, Rivonia. You can call Occupational

News & Views - New Sports Facility

Since April of this year Jacques Pienaar, of Xstrata, has been campaigning for an indoor sports facility in Rustenburg.

News & Views - Stimulating Soweto

In November 2007, JHB City Parks Managing Director, Luther Williamson and his team won a £10,000 (about R150 000) Bursary Award ...

Reader Profile - Five Decades and Still ...

Ronnie Botha was a handsome, twenty-one year old police detective working in Kroonstad when he had his car accident back in 1954. ...

Gold, gold and more gold

"A dream is something that you set for yourself, not what other people set for you."- Natalie du Toit

HotSPOT News - Wild at Heart?

What are you doing from 21 - 26 November 2008? Why not challenge your friends to 4 days of river rafting?

HotSPOT News - Round Table's Cannonball ...

Sipho Mdletshe of QASA and Greg Pinches of Compute are disabled drivers who took part in this year's crazy Cannonball Run.

HotSPOT News - Nedbank Curamus Oxbow Fly ...

A record haul of 56 trout was caught at the Nedbank Curamus Fly Fishing Competitions for people with disabilities held at Oxbow ...

HotSPOT News - SpinLife Health Care

SpinLife are a new outlet based in Observatory, Cape Town that delivers throughout South Africa and even to our neighbours

Road Test - Peugeot Boxer 3

The Peugeot Boxer 3 is not just any old "people mover", it is a remarkably versatile, comfortable and high performing "people in ...

Reader Profile - A voice for the voiceless

In 1998, Manthipi Molamu-Rahloa was studying for her degree at the University of the North West (formerly known as the University ...

Paralympic Special - It's a Gold Rush!

It was inevitable that all eyes would be on South Africa, specifically on Oscar Pistorius and Natalie du Toit, (or should we say du ...

Qasa News - Right on Target!

Darts on Qasa News

Qasa News - One Step is One Step Too Many

Friday 29 August saw QASA members staging a protest "march" outside the inaccessible offices of the KZN Institute of Architects at ...

Qasa News - QASA AGM 2008

The QASA AGM was held in Durban at the Durban Exhibition Centre on the 30th of August 2008. The date and venue were chosen to ...

Qasa News - Quads 4 Quads

Karen Joseph and Sandra from Rolling Inspiration will be joining the 300 quad and two-wheel off-road motorbike riders left Thunder ...

Qasa News - Final Call

Disabled greats, Bernie Sorour and Graham Fuller (Big G) passed away recently

Book Review - www.fundraising

A Guide to using the Internet as a Fundraising Tool


I'm worth it

Wayfinding is one of the most important fundamentals of good architecture. People are all so different, though one of the most

Back to basics

I have received a number of emails asking to explain the basics of Assistive Technology. Assistive Technology is any device

Spasticity Part 3


RAF, Get Your Priorities Right

What is paramount: assisting the victim of a motor vehicle accident or the liquidity of the Road Accident

The (In)Fallible Mr Scott

Well as I alluded to in my last article, I have been to Thailand - Land of the Elephant! The flesh coloured speedo was confiscated ...

Training And Assessment Of Disabled Drivers

The ability to drive gives freedom and independence. Having this taken away can be a headache to the individual

Options with High Quadriplegia

Now that I have a disability, I'm really concerned about having intercourse. Can I do it?

Flying High

South Africans are not as service conscious as other countries but, as people with disabilities, what service

Policies 'n Politics

The Disability Summit has come and gone leaving me with some questions: Was it just a political performance before the end of the