Issue Contents - 2007 Jan/Feb

Articles

HOTspot News - Project to study Rugby ...

The UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine is joining the Chris Burger/Petro Jackson Players' Fund in a ...

Festive Year-end Dance Event

The final Disability Dance of South Africa competition took place on a rainy Saturday at the Brakpan Indoor Sports Centre on 18 ...

Hot Racing at SABAT Challenge

Kyalami, 2pm, 25 November 2006. It's the final Wesbank Super Series championship race day of the season. The sweltering heat at the ...

What is left, not what is lost

Hans Myburgh decided in Grade 6 that he wanted to be a surgeon. His inspiration was Chris Barnard, who had just performed the first ...

From Durban to Beijing

Braam Wessels, Senior Manager of Presence Marketing and Sponsorship at Telkom, has been involved with South African swimmers for ...

Success in Durban for SA swimmers

At the end of last year South Africa hosted the 2006 IPC Swimming World Championships at Kings Park Aquatic Centre and Hazelmere ...

The Face of Determination

Scott Money is nine years old and shows more guts than many adults. He suffered some brain cell damage during a problematic ...

Vodacom Challenge kicks off Beijing campaign

South Africa's 2008 Paralympic wheelchair basketball team is to be finalised after the Vodacom Wheelchair Basketball Challenge.

It's about what you believe

Pam never thought of disability. She never had a medical aid until four months before she severed her spinal cord when she fell 10 ...

Qasa News - Give QASA a Helping Hand

QASA National Director, Ari Seirlis, says, "Give us a Hand by buying a Hand and share in our dream of providing independence for ...

Qasa News - Durban gets Beach Wheelchairs

The QuadPara Association of South Africa (QASA) has declared Durban "The City of Choice for Tourists with Disabilities". And to ...

Qasa News - Vacancies at Robmen House

Accommodation is available at Robmen House, a residential home for the disabled in Northmead, Benoni. A safe, quiet suburban area ...

Qasa News - PE Quadrathon raises R75 000

The Quadriplegic Association of the Eastern Cape (QAEC) held their annual 48-Hour Quadrathon at the Boardwalk Casino and ...

Qasa News - Impumelelo Launches New Cottage

The Impumelelo Self-Help Centre in KwaThema were the recipients of a Development Grant from QASA to build a new cottage to ...

Qasa News - Operation Bulls Eye

The Wheelie Kings Dart Club in Cape Town had a very successful first year of competition, winning nine trophies in total this year.

Qasa News - Hyper-Immune Egg Supplement

QASA is the distributor of Hyper-Immune Egg Product, a new supplement in South Africa that helps reduce urinary tract infections ...

Columnists

Rome versus Durban, Achieving Ancient Access

Well, we're getting closer to 2010. That only means one thing in South Africa: the new soccer stadiums have to be finished and ...

Extreme heat and excessive sweating

In this issue I want to touch on the effects of extreme heat in people with spinal cord injuries, and on the associated problem of ...

Scanning LightWRITER

To jumpstart this year, I am going to continue with my discussion about the LightWRITER devices covered in the last issue, but with ...

Disability versus Incapacity

The Employment Equity Act of 1998 protects disabled people against unfair discrimination, and directs employers to implement ...

Can SA reach the World Hall of Fame?

Andy Scott is Head of Sponsorship for the Nedbank Group and is also involved in the promotion of disabled sport in South Africa.

Suspension liners for leg amputees

I am your suspension liner. I have to firmly suspend your prosthesis comfortably, keeping it attached to your stump, I must protect ...

Sex at a Time Like This?

A T12 paraplegic, Gary Karp is a writer, editor, keynote speaker and advocate on disability issues. He lives near San Francisco ...

Adaptive Rowing

Disabilities disappear on the water as rowers flock to man (and woman) the boats.

Gauteng Metered Cabs

Gauteng cabs discussed

Freedom may come in 2007!!

This just might be the year when we get it right!!