Issue Contents - 2005 Nov/Dec

Articles

An inspiration to all

Neville Cohen, a leading light amongst the disabled community and an inspiration to all who knew him, passed away peacefully in the ...

Round Table Cannonball Run Africa 2005

The 3rd Annual Round Table Cannonball Run Africa 2005, proudly sponsored by Bosal, kicked off on 5 August 2005 at Investment Cars ...

Spinning the wheels of passion

Wheelchair basketball in South Africa is a dynamic sport that has grown from strength to strength over the past five years with ...

Sabat Power Wheelchair Race

The third annual SABAT Power Wheelchair Race, which took place at the Kyalami circuit on 24 September 2005, was won by Jannie Louw. ...

In search of equality

Education Disability Awareness Adventures (EDAA), a non-profit organisation based in KwaZulu Natal, was launched recently with its ...

A celebration of courage

Eco-Access, a non-profit organisation, has launched an exciting new project which aims to get a group of disabled children to the ...

Investing in the future

Three South African swimmers recently bought back two gold, three silver and a bronze medal from the International Wheelchair and ...

Mandeville Lions welcome sponsorships

Mandeville Lions, the recently formed wheelchair rugby team from Gauteng will be competing in the national league thanks to a ...

SASCA boasts record number of delegates

The 7th biennial Southern African Spinal Cord Congress boasted an attendance of over 286 delegates - a record number and over a ...

Par for the course

The South African Disabled Golf Association (SADGA), apart from the executive director, is run entirely by volunteers who believe ...

HOTspot News - Disability Expo 2005

The world's fastest blind driver, Hein Wagner, is one of the speakers at Disability 2005, South Africa's first international Trade ...

Mandeville Sports and Social Club

Founded in the early seventies Mandeville Sports and Social Club has become a force to be reckoned with in the area of sport for ...

Wheelchair Basketball South Africa

With the unbelievable growth and interest shown in wheelchair basketball, the time had come to form a Section 21 company and ...

Discovery's Eagles fly circles around the ...

The Discovery Eagles recently defeated arch-rivals Namitech Bladerunners in a clash of steel and burning rubber, taking home the ...

Ceramic Wound Treatment

No matter how much emphasis is placed on preventative care, too many disabled and elderly people who are confined to wheelchairs ...

QASA News - Annual Art Exhibition; ...

More than 130 artworks by 21 artists were on display at the International Convention Centre Durban during the QASA Annual Art ...

Columnists

Planning succession?

It's probably normal to ponder the Bigger Things when a friend dies. I've just had the experience and have been thinking a great ...

Disability and Human Rights.

Dr Essop Pahad, South Africa's Minister in the Office of the Presidency, continues addressing readers of Rolling Inspiration in ...

Living Wills

Living Wills give you a voice at a time when you may not be able to physically voice your wishes.

Dealing with.... mechanical shoulder pain

This time around we�re talking about another common problem that may affect people with spinal injuries (and other wheelchair ...

Of course you can.

You've fallen in love with another disabled person, and both of you rely on attendant assistance. Can you still have sex?

Driving on holiday folly or fun ?

As the latter part of the year arrives one starts thinking about that End-of-the-Year Holiday, and the long trek to the coasts or ...

Achieving sustainable living spaces

Housing is the most fundamental of shelters from the beginning of built environment history, and it remains so.

The Sports Trust

Andy Scott is Chief Operating Officer of The Sports Trust. Here he takes us on a journey along the development of sports bodies for ...

Assistive & Alternative Communication Programmes and Devices

Celeste Mukheibir is a mother of a Cerebral Palsied child and Director of Inclusive Computer Solutions. She became involved in ...

Paediatric Wheelchairs

Due to the interest in our feature on paediatric wheelchairs we continue looking at different products available in the market.