Issue Contents - 2004 Nov/Dec

Articles

No Achilles heel here

Take the city of New York. Add 36 000 people. What do you get? The New York City Marathon (NYCM). Now take 300 of the 36 000 and ...

You can't replace Superman

Christopher Reeve is a super-hero to many

Simply the best

Rolling Inspiration spoke to Natalie du Toit to find out how her fame has affected her life and what she is planning for the future.

A swimmingly good season

More room for participation by swimmers with disabilities.

Fanie & Oscar

Athens 2004 has come and gone. The athletes are back home and the public is getting more sleep as there is no need to stay up late ...

Zanele - Overcoming adversity and reaching ...

Zanele Situ was awarded the prestigious Whang Youn Dai Overcome prize at the Athens Olympics. Zanele won gold, defending her world ...

An Epic Ride!

Not only did 156 intrepid quad riders with disabilities complete an epic ride from Durban to Carnival City near Johannesburg, but ...

Beaches, with permission!

It had all the elements of a breakthrough moment: On a crisp and beautiful Cape morning Marthinus van Schalkwyk, Minister of ...

Inspired Product - Extending your reach

How often have you been frustrated by not being able to reach something, having it just too far away, or on a table, which is ...

Music makes life worthwhile

"The biggest impact (of my injury) was in my relationship with my son... we found each other again, and we relate well. Now we also ...

Playing piano: love and confidence

"I love music. About three years ago, I started piano lessons. I even performed in a concert at my brother's school!"

Qasa News - Cybercopy in Pinetown

QASA opened its second Cybercopy Business and Networking Centre for persons with disabilities, on 15 October in Pinetown.

Qasa News - Celebration of Empowerment of ...

The Gauteng Department of Health has recently launched eight new wheelchair repair workshops in the Province, giving a number of ...

Qasa News - Buckle Up! We don't want new ...

This December and January, you will see quadriplegics deployed at eight garages on nationals roads encouraging motorists to Buckle ...

Qasa News - Quad Squad Day

The annual QASA fundraising campaign, Quad Squad Day, will be held on 18 March next year

David who?

David Shabangu's business career is going places! And the world renowned city of California is just one of them!

Zanele and Ntombo turn up the heat in the ...

The Gauteng Department for Sport and Recreation recently discovered there is more to being Paralympic athletes when it comes to ...

Amasondo Isibindi - Gauteng - Creating ...

Looking back over the past few months, my experiences seem almost surreal. The launch of our induction week in October this year ...

A dreamwalk for Mandy

Our intrepid travel columnist, Mandy Latimore, has just fulfilled a dream: she went walking on a wing

Columnists

I have a dream...

If you aint gotta dream, how you gonna have a dream come true? - Bernstein

Don't cast the first stone

Bladder and kidney stones are one of the common problems that may complicate bladder management, but unless you and your doctor are ...

Still proving a point

Moving and clicking the mouse is a major key to computer operation. Amazingly, these days there are products and software, which ...

The road to your holiday

Let it not be an accident

Reality bites!

In the twilight of Paralympic glory, I revel at the debate that still rings in the bars, shebeens and coffee shops. The leading ...

Wide range of handcycles

What manner of beast is a handcycle

When you have to go

Work bowel and bladder control into your sex life

Travelling with batteries - Guidelines to ease your journey

Travelling with batteries has its own challenges as airline regulations mean they have to be approved before you fly. Here Mandy ...

Where's the delivery?

As I write, it's the International Day for Persons with Disabilities (3rd December 2004) - a time for us to celebrate successes and ...