Issue Contents - 2008 Nov/Dec


ISCoS Congress 2008

This was the 47th Annual ISCoS Scientific meeting and the first ever to be held in Africa ....

QASA News - Quads For Quads

It was so special to be part of this fantastic event which saw a total 500 riders complete both runs and a total of over one ...

Hot Spot News - Vodacom phones for the ...

As part of their drive to make cellular communication accessible to people with specific needs Vodacom has launched three Speaking ...

Hot Spot News - Two Out, Too Hot!

For a limited time only (until the album comes out) you can download Zoope.mp3 for free from the Rolling Inspiration website!

Hot Spot News - Paralympians Make a Difference

Gavin Kilpatrick and Michael Thomson, Beijing Paralympic bronze medallists, and Tendai Khumalo, a paraplegic who rides a hand ...

Reader Profile - Dr William Gallagher - ...

"People must not put wheelchair users in boxes. Everyone takes to their chair differently. Rainbows are sometimes a bit tough to ...

Sporting Leisure - Sink or Swim

Zelda Norden qualified as a scuba diving instructor at the age of 18. She has also completed a landmine clearing course!

Legless at OR Tambo

South Africa's incredible swimming team won eight gold medals in Beijing but they very nearly came home with only three!

ArcelorMittal Disability policy

ArcelorMittal South Africa is one of the South African corporations that have taken the lead in helping staff members ...

Road Test - Toyota Auris

Marius Papenfus has been Captain of the South African Wheelchair Basketball team for the last two years. He has led them in their ...

ACSA Disability 2008

You might think that a Disability Expo is a serious and sombre event. Not ACSA Disability 2008!

Reader Profile - Sipho Mdletshe - Driven ...

Wherever Sipho Mdletshe goes, and whatever he puts his mind to, turns into a major event or a huge success story.

Mobility and Motoring - ACSA 2009

Disabled Sport & Lifestyle Support have announced the dates for the ACSA Disability & Mobility 2009 Exhibition & Mini Conference.

Paralympic Special - A Hero amongst Heroes

Even the most worldly wise and experienced of athletes were like excited little school kids as they waited at the Nelson Mandela ...

News & Views - Cutting Diabetic Limb Loss

One of the most devastating and life threatening complications of diabetes is leg ulcers and gangrene as a result of reduced ...

News & Views - Stick Your Tongue Out!

Technologists have come up with a unique method to steer a wheelchair or operate a computer; using only the tip of the tongue!!

News & Views - It's Holiday Time!

It's that time of year again when South Africans pack up their troubles, leave the chaos of work behind them and head to more ...

Giving a Leg Up - SAOPA

SAOPA - Talks

QASA News - Wacky Wigs and Wheelchairs

Hundreds of cars were queuing to get into Kyalami on Saturday, 8 November when we arrived for the annual SABAT Wheelchair Race.

'Tis the season to be jolly for the ...

The Eastern Cape Wheelchair Basketball team, largely represented by the DHL Flyers, secured yet another impressive victory

QASA News - QASA / Momentum National Care ...

The QASA / Momentum National Care Attendant Training got under way in October.

QASA News - Final Call

Fond farewells to dear friends

Qasa News - Change Quad Squad?!

Pick n Pay's Quad Squad Day is no more!!

QASA News - Amashovashova

One of Green Office's upliftment projects is the Green Office Cycle Team.


Win a one week holiday for six people at Trinity Cottage in friendly Port Elizabeth.

Book Review - Mind If I Sit?

The Memoirs of Neville Cohen

Sasol - The South AfricanWheelchair ...

Two wins in Beijing set the foundation for SA wheelchair basketball


Whose farewell party was it anyway?

Beijing is history and London is now clearly on the radar

Miles and miles for progress

Surely architects should know better?

Spasticity, the Big Guns

Stick to it and keep sticking to it and you will find solutions.


I don’t have orgasms anymore. How can I make peace with this or compensate?

Good Looking

Society was forgiving of Princess Di's weaknesses because of her beauty.

ACSA Update

ACSA has embarked on a long term strategy to improve service standards at the airport

nAbling Input

Today I want to tell you about another alternative computer mouse, the nABLER


Hoists are designed for transferring, not transporting ...