Issue Contents - 2009 Jul/Aug


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South Africa's first Dynamic Driving ...

Mercedes-Benz Dynamic Driving and Rolling Rehab Host South Africa's first Dynamic Driving course for persons with physical ...

British Mobility

Rolling recently visited the UK's Mobility Roadshow at Kemble Airfield.

Amputees Get Legs Pulled

Last year Rolling reported on a petition by the Amputee Support Group (ASG) ...

Early Bird ACSA Winners

Early Bird exhibitor registrations for this year's ACSA Disability Exhibition and Conference have been well rewarded.


WIN-A-CAR with Gauteng Association for Persons with Disabilities (APD) and the Western Cape APD ...

Latest Technology Legs for Young Amputees

cexpress Progressive Prosthetics launched the Jumping Kids Project at The Innovation Hub in Pretoria.

ABSA Cares

learners from Sizwile School for the Deaf, Filadelfia Secondary School and Medicos Special School spent the day at the Absa head ...

Swing Away Wheelchair Table

Leon Labuschagne, a quadriplegic, was an engineering student at the time of his accident and loves solving problems with gadgets.

A Life In Song

In the middle of April one of South Africa's most popular balladeers, Mathys Roets, was fighting for his life at Rosepark Hospital ...

A Super Human Search for a Cure

When Tinseltown's Superman, Christopher Reeve, became a real life super hero ...

Thank you Hermanus

The third annual Hermanus Wheels and Runners Race took place on a perfect day in May.

London Calling

Provisional training squads for SASCOC's Road to London 2012 campaign were announced in May and included 25 Paralympic athletes.


Adaptive rowing is rowing (using a single �sweep oar� or sculling where each rower has two oars) for rowers with a disability

Stealing the Crown Jewels

At the BT Paralympic World Cup held in May at Manchester, England our Paralympians did us all proud.

Tennis Teams Up

Wheelchair Tennis South Africa (WTSA) has announced the teams to represent South Africa in this year's Invacare World Team Cup at ...

Wheelchair Basketball: The Heat is On

Congratulations to the ladies team for a stunning performance in Guatemala

A Fishy Tail

Nadya Vessey wasn't always a mermaid. As all little girls know, if you want to be a mermaid, you have to get rid of your legs first!

A helping hand(cycle)

Every morning - rain or shine - Alfred Mamasi struggled several kilometres up the long, steep hill on his crutches.


"Persons with disabilities must be part of the wonderful tourist attractions in the Free State"

Women's Day

One in 31 South African women is diagnosed with breast cancer ...


Have you ever had the situation where you are in bed and need to switch an appliance on or off or change a TV channel with no help ...

Breaking News

The latest news on developments world wide

Don't forget Casual Day

Friday, 4 September

Blade Runner

Oscar Pistorius must be one of the first men to publish an autobiography aged just 22






Career Opportunity at QASA


QASA opens another computer training centre for people with disabilties


Fond farewells for Carina Verster


Standing Alone

Now that the elections are over and politicians have settled, and we have some new ministries and ministers, we do hope that we ...

The law has been an instrument of our oppression

The world looks at our constitution and see it as the most progressive one for the rights of all people.


Wayfinding is one of the most important fundamentals of good design ...

Urinary Tract Infections

I am often phoned and asked for “a quick script for my bladder infection” ...

Specialised Switches

This time we would like to focus on some of the more specialised switches.

Are You Sitting Comfortably?

Addressing the issue of wheelchair cushion selection ...

Mini Cooper

Who would have thought that the little Mini Cooper would offer such a great solution ...

A picture is worth a thousand words

The most common definition of accessible seems to be �no stairs anywhere� but that does not guarantee access

I Am Woman- I Am Strong

What must I do to get a boyfriend again? They all want sex.

What a FA Cup!

My experience in attending the 2009 FA Cup at Wembley Stadium in London was something really special and memorable ...