Issue Contents - 2006 July/Aug

Articles

ACSA Forum - Sasol boosts paralympic team ...

An ACSA Forum has been created to deal with airport issues and assists ACSA to deal with operational issues for persons with ...

Ann Harding Cheshire Home

The Ann Harding Cheshire Home was established 28 years ago and provides accommodation and care for 38 residents who are physically ...

Helping others to succeed

South Africa is blessed with a number of talented disabled swimmers that have excelled at the highest level internationally; ...

The layman's guide to swimming classifications

Swimming is the only sport that combines the conditions of limb loss, cerebral palsy (coordination and movement restrictions), ...

Making the right choice

Reflecting on the period after the stabbing Thulani explains that he initially did not want to be identified with disabled people. ...

Helping you get around town

A constant problem for the mobility impaired is the issue of transport. While there are disabled people who have their own ...

inspired PRODUCTS - Is it safe to go up.

Have you ever been upstairs in a building during a power failure or emergency evacuation, and been unable to get yourself out of ...

A Movie Must

Murderball, winner of the Documentary Audience Award and a Special Jury Prize for editing at the Sundance Film Festival, is now ...

Qasa News - Unlimited potential at Tokologo

The Tokologo Self Help Centre in Soweto recently commemorated the opening of its Digital Village, which is offering basic computer ...

Dave Lewis Lodge - home from home for ...

QASA is the proud owner of a fully accessible house and office in Edenvale, Gauteng, named Dave Lewis Lodge in honour of its former ...

Qasa News - Drive yourself around JHB - ...

QASA has made available a Subaru, fitted with hand controls, for hire from Johannesburg International Airport. The vehicle is ...

Columnists

Making the most of a small space

My articles have been concentrating on public spaces and places, however several of my recent projects have been about more private ...

Understand to your pain

So called chronic pain (longstanding pain that continues for months and even years) is an unfortunately common problem for all ...

Congratulations to Ernst van Dyk

Congratulations to Ernst van Dyk on being the recipient of the 2005 Laureus disabled sportsman award. This is an accolade that many ...

Stand-Up Wheelchairs, standing frames and tilt tables

Standing is a function of our daily lives that most people take for granted. It is a function that is often neglected by wheelchair ...

We have the rights, let's use them

The Disability Rights Movement (DRM) is a mosaic movement which took its roots in the early 1980's. This movement came into ...

Wheelchair Rugby

A contradiction in terms...? No?.. a fast growing, fast moving, exciting sport that is played by quadriplegics and other crazy ...

Access Devices - Part 1

Over the next four editions we will investigate which Input Devices (Computer Access Devices) are available in South Africa.

From booking to boarding�. A general guide for local air travel

We have been hearing some really disastrous stories lately with regards to the airlines and their handling of passengers with ...

Activism for change

We pushed ourselves to the brink of activism and it seems to have worked. In one area the raising of awareness has achieved real ...