Issue Contents - 2005 Nov/Dec

Articles

HOTspot News

A group of 14 South Africans with a variety of disabilities entered and completed the recent 42 kilometre New York Marathon.

Flying Solo

Well, let's start where the little seed was planted. I went to the local air show in Nelspruit during a cold Saturday morning 1999 ...

The golden boy of swimming

Tadhg Slattery sips his Sprite and signs hello to me. His manner is relaxed and his smile broad. Born cerebral palsied and deaf, ...

Chaeli Mycroft, is the youngest ever finalist in the Shoprite Checkers / SABC 2 Woman of the Year Award. When she was just nine ...

Gauteng has a heart

Gauteng showed its true colours recently at a farewell party for the three teenage amputees, Lucky Segobela, Bonsilie (Bonnie) ...

SIT Lab Seating Clinic

The Seating Information Technology Laboratory, or SIT Lab was officially launched on 10 November 2005 at the Netcare Rehabilitation ...

Inspired Products

Active drive for wheelchairs; Finding solutions; Bath Water Level Alert.

Reaching new heights

These days Bernard Goosen (Bernie) is not just a familiar face to Rolling Inspiration readers, but to millions of South Africans. ...

Rolling Inspiration moves up gear in 2006!

Starting from March next year, the frequency will increase from quarterly to bi-monthly and there will be a total of five issues ...

QASA - News

MiniTown serves Durban and the Quad Association; A successful end to the Amasondo Esibindi learnerships; Ashley Village Expands;

Dont miss the OCC

The Game Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge (OCC), South Africa's only national wheelchair race takes to the scenic streets of George ...

Columnists

Don't succumb to depression.

With the Christmas holidays lying ahead, many of my SCI patients have said that this time of year has its own, immense challenges. ...

Every day a marathon!

I have been humbled by an absolutely unbelievable experience. I think one of the most meaningful in my life! I participated in, and ...

Working to create a barrier free South Africa and a barrier free world.

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

Ever changing times

As buildings undergo change constantly, adapting for accessibility should be a painless process.

Facilitating early communication

The first Disabilities Expo has come and gone and, although tiring, it was very exciting to be a part of the event. It was ...

Dear Santa, please for Christmas could you bring me a slower year for 2006

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

Upper Extremity Prosthesis

The prosthesis that Luke Skywalker got in Star Wars was a pretty smart arm. Technology is not quite there, but there is pretty ...

The art of kissing

Kissing is a vastly - and criminally - undervalued activity. It's anything but just foreplay.It can be intensely erotic and ...

Living Wills

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

Update on Access in our National Parks

When last Rolling Inspiration covered some of the accessibility opportunity within SANParks (the former National Park Board), it ...