Issue Contents - 2009 May/Jun


Dear Editor

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The Importance of Being Included

In March SAALED hosted a day with Norman Kunc and his life partner, Emma Van Der Klift.

A mother for all seasons

Karen Smit is a mother, wife and career woman.

A Winter's Tale

Visitors who come to the Southern Hemisphere in January often find our weather too hot.

Services Seta Facilitates Access to Employment with ibility

Multiple Sclerosis South Africa

Do you have an MS related query you would like answered in Rolling Inspiration Magazine?


Winds of change in the windy city

Sweet Child of Mine

Bradley was four years old he accidentally shot himself with a gun. The bullet penetrated his spinal cord and as a result he has no ...

Teba Bank Brings Smiles

The Bank contributed ten wheelchairs to the Siphe-Sihle Stimulation Centre

Tourism Grading Council creating segregation

At a recent gathering of TGCSA Universal Accessibility Grading Scheme stakeholders it was revealed that very little has been ...

Mathys Roets

Popular South African singer, Mathys Roets, was injured in a motorbike accident in April causing paralysis (T11 and T12).

100 Homes in 100 Days

Soccer star, teacher, business guru and project manager, Themba Biko is an amazing man

X-Rider X-traordinaire

It's strange watching someone slide off a wheelchair and onto a bike that is leaned up against a tree so that it doesn't fall over.

The Mad March Hare

There are lots of motivated young athletes keen to swell the ranks of the Paralympian Heroes, eager to compete overseas at an ...

Beating the Brits

Lucas Sithole, now ranked as South African number one player ...

Grobbelaar wins Nedbank SA Disabled Open

The 22-year-old, four-handicap, Pretoria golfer closed with a round of 78 to win, by two strokes ...

Confederation Cup 14-28 June '09

Have you got your tickets yet ?

Bon Soir Mesdames et Messieurs

No Passport Required!

Wheels 4 Life

Wheels4Life cyclists donate wheelchairs to the needs

Orlando Towers Charity Jump

Are you interested in throwing yourself off a tall building whilst attached to a flimsy piece of rope?

Mama Afrika

Ariella Epstein, 15, and 24 fellow students handed over cuddly bears to children ...

National Youth Service

Umsobomvu Youth Fund, the National Youth Service Unit in partnership with the Cape Mental Health Society (CMHS) have helped place ...

Evelyn Nicholson Caregiver Award

PwMSIC AG have awarded the 2009 Evelyn Nicholson Award for International Caregiver to South African, Dale Kempen.

Central Disability Forum for Joburg

Jo'burg City Council convenes needs forum for people with disabilities ...

Wedding Bells Chime

Conrad Hoenson recently graduated from his two year Retail Management course at the University of Johannesburg.

Buckle Up - We Don't Want New Members

This Easter saw another successful road safety campaign

Wheeling Payphones Debut In Kwazulu-Natal

Running out of airtime or struggling to find a phone will soon be a thing of the past ...

Free Our Innocent

A Joint project by QASA and the Department of Correctional Services ...

Thabo Mbeki Development Trust creating ...

QASA members receive new wheelchairs from the Thabo Mbeki Development Trust

Win! Win! Win!

All the latest competitions

Foreign Fundraising

In our book review this issue ...


Honey, I'm Home!

In the last issue I said goodbye. Well, I’m back, after a traumatic experience and an attempt to enter into politics.

Employment and the Constitution

With the peaceful elections behind us and a new political leadership, we should reflect on Constitutional and ...


I've got a new outlook on life

Buddy Button Switches

Switches can be connected to many devices including battery-operated toys, communication devices or aids and computers.


In the 17th century a commode was a bedside cabinet ...

Mercedes-Benz CLK350

From living on the streets ... to driving a Mercedes-Benz CLK350! Andy Scott proves that it is possible!

Accessible Bed and Breakfast

accommodation for travellers with disabilities who are looking for the cheaper end of the market ...

The Dating Game

I wonder if girls will ever find me attractive now that I’m in a chair?

The State of play

Whether you like it or not, politics do have their place ...