Accessible parking only for wheelchair users

The accessible parking facilities are a human right for wheelchair users only argues Ari Seirlis There seems to be a confusion among many, including people with disabilities, about the use of the wheelchair- demarcated parking facilities. Let me give some context to the design and purpose. The National Building Regulations […]

Capetonians ready for the world of work

The QuadPara Association of the Western Cape launched its two-month QASA Work Readiness Programme in April. On Friday, May 31, the candidates celebrated their graduation after completing the programme, which aims to provide soft employment skills for personal and professional growth to secure mainstream permanent employment for people with disabilities. […]

New wheelchair for QASA member

QASA recently hosted a Victor Daitz Capacity Building event attended by a group of dynamic and motivated individuals. The QASA CEO noticed that one of the candidates was not seated properly and knew that QASA would have to assist. The CEO immediately did some research and issued the candidate with […]

QASA Work Readiness Programme launched

The unemployment rate among South Africans with disabilities, specifically wheelchair users, is extremely high. QASA took the initiative to research the reason for this. It found that prospective employers felt wheelchair users were not work-ready, as they had little or no work experience. The QASA Work Readiness Programme was established […]