Issue Contents - 2015 Jan/Feb

Articles

News and Events - The Blue man Debate

The International Symbol of Access, also known as the International Wheelchair Symbol, has been with us since Susanne Koefoed designed it in 1968. Some disability activists are ...

Cover Stories - Lango Sinkamba lives life without limits

Lango Sinkamba lives with the passion of helping others

News and Events - Wheelchair Distribution at Mabopane Township

Mabopane community members receive Ottobock wheelchairs

News and Events - Painters pack their palettes

They have closed their offices in Johannesburg and are relocating to George

News and Events - Do Quadriplegics really know enough to self medicate?

Let’s face it, when it comes to the slightest complication or deviation from our knowledge base, we are going to shave years off our lives unless we quickly relent and get those early ...

QASA NEWS

QASA is hosting a Mouth Painters Art Exhibition funded by the National Lottery in Durban in September this year

Reader Profile - Quads become 4x4 Warriors

Together Bennie and Okkie do not stand back for anything - not for life or for fun!

News and Events - Rolling Hills Wheelchair Race

The Rolling Hills Wheelchair Race was started in 2009 with the aim of integrating disabled community members through participation in sport and through community education.

Rolling Sport - Chris Burger Players’ Fund hosts Enable Workshop

Recipients of the Players’ Fund all have one thing in common - the fact that their disabling injuries occurred whilst on the rugby field.

Rolling Sport - SA tennis stars riding a wave of success in Australia

South African wheelchair tennis players, Kgothatso Montjane and Evans Maripa ransacked the season’s opening event, the Queensland Open in Brisbane, Australia where they both clinched ...

Columnists

By the book

Quite a few assistive devices have made their way into the mainstream world too, and made life much easier for able-bodied people. Handrails are useful for blind people, as well as elderly

A Bright 2015

I think the prospect of sitting on your bum for a while not having to worry about patients’ treatment outcomes, appeals to everybody especially at the end of a year.

Serious Fun Run

In September 2014 the Irene Athletics Club took on a run of 1 250 kilometres, starting in their home city of Centurion and finishing in Laingsburg.

Happy New Year!

To make a fresh start in life we first have to get into the proper mindset. This will be easier for some than others, but doable for all.

Bullseye

The Annual Report on Employment Equity in the Public Service 2013/14 is presented as we celebrate 20 years of democracy.

Drugs and Pregnancy

Drugs have been used for many years as a means of treatment. The unfortunate drawback is addiction and women have not been spared.

When Respect Flies Out the Window

Modern society tends to think that respect is earned through achievement. This is wrong.

Urinary incontinence

Incontinence plays a large role in the daily lives of persons who suffer disability.

Manage your health easily

Got a computer, smart phone, iPad or tablet? Then you can track and manage your health using health Apps.

Road test: Volkswagen Touran

They started looking beyond just the sliding door vehicles. That was when they came across the VW Touran.

Art for children with disabilities

There are many art and craft activities that children with physical disabilities can participate in.

Feeling your way to good sex

Whether you have a disability or not, one of the most important ingredients for good sex is feeling good about yourself.

Affordable rental holiday accommodation

Kenton-On-Sea is a holiday village situated between Port Elizabeth and East London.

New hope

One should not always read doom and gloom in a challenging situation.